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Community-onset genitourinary tract infection due to CTX-M-15-Producing Escherichia coli among travelers to the Indian subcontinent in New Zealand.
A series of patients are described who presented to a New Zealand hospital with genitourinary tract infection due to CTX-M-15-producing Escherichia coli. All had a history of travel to the IndianExpand
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Plastic bullet injuries in Northern Ireland: experiences during a week of civil disturbance.
BACKGROUND Plastic bullets were introduced to Northern Ireland for riot-control purposes in 1973. Their use has been controversial, with a number of fatalities. In the week beginning July 7, 1996,Expand
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Bloodstream infection with extended-spectrum beta-lactamase-producing Enterobacteriaceae at a tertiary care hospital in New Zealand: risk factors and outcomes.
OBJECTIVES To define local risk factors and outcomes for bacteremia with extended-spectrum beta-lactamase-producing Enterobacteriaceae (ESBL-E) at a tertiary hospital in New Zealand. METHODSExpand
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First Case of Mycobacterium heckeshornense Lymphadenitis
ABSTRACT Mycobacterium heckeshornense is a slow-growing nontuberculous mycobacterium first characterized in 2000. It is reported to cause lung disease and tenosynovitis. We report a case of isolatedExpand
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Necrotizing fasciitis: 11‐year retrospective case review in South Auckland
The aims of this paper were to review our experience with necrotizing fasciitis at Middlemore Hospital and to define the trends in incidence, inpatient mortality and microbiological profile.
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Randomized comparison of enoxaparin with unfractionated heparin following fibrinolytic therapy for acute myocardial infarction.
AIMS To compare the efficacy and safety of low molecular weight heparin with unfractionated heparin following fibrinolytic therapy for acute myocardial infarction. METHODS AND RESULTS Three-hundredExpand
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Epidemiology and diagnostic testing for meningitis in adults as the meningococcal epidemic declined at Middlemore Hospital.
AIMS To describe changes in epidemiology and diagnostic techniques for adult meningitis at Middlemore Hospital following the decline of the meningococcal epidemic. METHODS Retrospective audit ofExpand
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Simple quality improvement interventions reduce unnecessary intravascular device dwell time.
To the Editor—Intravascular devices (IVD) are a vital part of medical care. IVD-associated infections are an important cause of iatrogenic morbidity in inpatients. IVD-related bloodstream infectionsExpand
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A case of tricuspid valve endocarditis due to Burkholderia cepacia complex.
Burkholderia cepacia complex organisms are environmental Gram-negative bacteria which rarely cause disease in otherwise immunocompetent individuals. We describe a case of tricuspid valve endocarditisExpand
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Simple interventions fail to produce sustained reduction in unnecessary intravascular device dwell time.
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