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Spondylodiscitis: update on diagnosis and management.
Spondylodiscitis, a term encompassing vertebral osteomyelitis, spondylitis and discitis, is the main manifestation of haematogenous osteomyelitis in patients aged over 50 years. Staphylococcus aureusExpand
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Prevention and treatment of cryptosporidiosis in immunocompromised patients.
BACKGROUND Cryptosporidiosis is a disease that causes diarrhoea lasting about one to two weeks, sometimes extending up to 2.5 months among the immunocompetent and becoming a more severeExpand
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Strongyloides stercoralis infection
#### Summary points Strongyloides stercoralis is an intestinal helminth that infects humans through contact with soil containing the larvae. Between 30 and 100 million people are infectedExpand
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Detection of Mycobacterium avium subspecies paratuberculosis from patients with Crohn's disease using nucleic acid‐based techniques: A systematic review and meta‐analysis
This study is a systematic review and meta‐analysis of studies using nucleic acid‐based techniques to detect Mycobacterium avium paratuberculosis (MAP) in patients with Crohn's disease (CD) comparedExpand
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Treatment of cryptosporidiosis in immunocompromised individuals: systematic review and meta-analysis.
Cryptosporidium is a common cause of gastroenteritis and is associated with severe life-threatening illness among immunocompromised individuals. This review aimed to assess the efficacy ofExpand
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The Changing Epidemiology of Invasive Fungal Infections.
Invasive fungal infections (IFI) are an emerging problem worldwide with invasive candidiasis and candidemia responsible for the majority of cases. This is predominantly driven by the widespreadExpand
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Female genital tuberculosis: a global review.
Female genital tuberculosis is a symptomless disease inadvertently uncovered during investigation for infertility. The condition is relatively rare and often arises secondary to a primary focusExpand
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Prevention and treatment of Clostridium difficile infection.
#### Key Points Prevention Clostridium difficile infection (CDI) can be effectively reduced through a combination of prudent antimicrobial prescribing and infection control measures, includingExpand
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Prevention and medical management of Clostridium difficile infection
#### Summary points The incidence of Clostridium difficile infection in the United Kingdom has increased since the late 1990s.1 High profile outbreaks in the United States, Canada, and northernExpand
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Candidaemia in a large teaching hospital: a clinical audit.
BACKGROUND Candidaemias are associated with significant morbidity and mortality. The British Society of Medical Mycology and Infectious Diseases Society of America recently published audit standards,Expand
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