Sheryl E. Shapiro

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The global trade in wildlife has historically contributed to the emergence and spread of infectious diseases. The United States is the world's largest importer of wildlife and wildlife products, yet minimal pathogen surveillance has precluded assessment of the health risks posed by this practice. This report details the findings of a pilot project to(More)
This article discusses the causes, pathogenesis, diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of infections associated with implant arthroplasties of the forefoot. Topics covered include isolated organisms, routes of infection, bacterial glycocalyx (that is, biofilm or slime layer) production, preoperative evaluation, air filtration systems, surgical technique, use(More)
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