Shaunesse Jacobs

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Cytologic evaluation of body cavity fluids is useful to detect malignancy within the pleural and peritoneal spaces. A definitive diagnosis cannot always be made on cytologic evaluation alone. As malignant processes may show abnormal DNA content, DNA analysis of effusions may be useful. Therefore, we determined the DNA content of 37 effusions by flow(More)
During an eight-month period, 25 hospitalized patients became infected or colonized with methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) in a 464-bed acute care, medical-surgical teaching hospital. There were only five cases during the eight months prior to the outbreak period (P less than 0.0001). Initial measures, including category-specific isolation(More)