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Comparison of two antibiotic regimens for neonatal necrotizing enterocolitis.
Treatment of neonatal necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC) regularly includes broad-spectrum antibiotics but there has been no comparative study of alternative regimens. We have studied 90 infants withExpand
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Spontaneous Endotoxinemia in Premature Infants: Correlations with Oral Feeding and Bowel Dysfunction
Infants admitted to a tertiary care nursery were tested serially to determine the frequency and epidemiology of spontaneous endotoxinemia, a phenomenon suggested by previous studies. Plasma andExpand
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Characterization of ampicillin-resistant Haemophilus parainfluenzae.
Carriage of ampicillin-resistant (Ampr) Haemophilus parainfluenzae has become frequent among children in our community, although carriage of Ampr Haemophilus influenzae remains uncommon. In thisExpand
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Bacterial endotoxins in umbilical cord blood of neonates.
We tested umbilical cord blood from 255 infants for evidence of bacterial endotoxins. Using a Limulus lysate gelation technique, endotoxin-like activity (ELA) was detected in 13 (9.1%) of 142 termExpand
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Frequency of ampicillin-resistant Haemophilus parainfluenzae in children.
Ampicillin resistance has been described in Haemophilus species other than Haemophilus influenzae, but its frequency and significance are uncertain. In a throat-culture survey,Expand
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A survey of the flora of dental plaque in caries-free people in New Zealand.
The bacterial composition of supragingival plaque of six caries-free New Zealand subjects was studied. The main genera found were Actinomyces, Staphylococcus, Streptococcus, Veillonella, Bacteroides,Expand
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Evaluation of skin antisepsis prior to blood culture in neonates.
In our Intensive Care Nursery, coagulase-negative staphylococcus is the most frequent blood culture isolate. As skin antisepsis is critical in preventing blood culture contamination, we examined theExpand
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Acidogenic fermentation of pentose alcohols by human dental plaque microorganisms.
Abstract The potential non-cariogenicity of the pentose sugar alcohols xylitol, l -arabinitol and ribitol was estimated by determining their fermenting properties with 50 separate samples of dentalExpand
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Mechanism of action of a two-tone plaque disclosing agent.
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Ampicillin-resistant Haemophilus influenzae colonizing ambulatory children.
The prevalence of ampicillin sodium-resistant Haemophilus influenzae was determined from throat cultures of 305 ambulatory children. Resistant strains were detected in 3% of children, amounting toExpand
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