Stephanie E Nagy-Agren

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BACKGROUND With the increased occurrence of methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus infections, linezolid treatment might be administered more often. New rare adverse events are likely to follow. CASE SUMMARY A 65-year-old man (weight, 91 kg; height, 185 cm) presented to the emergency department at the University of Virginia-affiliated Salem Veterans(More)
We report three cases of zygomycosis (mucormycosis) occurring in three individuals infected with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and review 12 other published cases. We present the only two case reports of disseminated zygomycosis in AIDS patients, and the only AIDS patient with renal zygomycosis to survive without nephrectomy, receiving intravenous(More)
To characterize infections and their management in oncology patients at the end of life, we conducted a review of the literature. Eight studies assessing infection in 957 patients with various malignancies were identified. Forty-two percent of terminally ill patients developed infections in the final phase of care. The greatest frequency of treatment with(More)
Influenza is an important cause of hospitalization due to lower respiratory tract involvement for which there is no specific antiviral treatment with proven efficacy. We conducted a double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled trial to assess the tolerability and efficacy of nebulized zanamivir (16 mg four times a day) in combination with rimantadine(More)
The effect of interleukin (IL)-12 on T lymphocyte function was assessed in 47 human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-infected persons of different disease stages and 16 seronegative controls. Lymphoproliferative responses (LPR) were measured to various HIV and non-HIV antigens and mitogens using peripheral blood mononuclear cells cultured with or without IL-12.(More)
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