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Fungemia in a cancer hospital: changing frequency, earlier onset, and results of therapy.
Two hundred episodes of fungemia that occurred at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center between January 1, 1978, and June 30, 1982, are reviewed and compared with those seen from 1974 through 1977.Expand
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Mycobacterium haemophilum: microbiology and expanding clinical and geographic spectra of disease in humans.
Reports of the association of Mycobacterium haemophilum with disease in humans have greatly increased. At least 64 cases have now been reported, with symptoms ranging from focal lesions toExpand
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Fungemia in the immunocompromised host. Changing patterns, antigenemia, high mortality.
Fungemias were reviewed in 110 immunocompromised patients hospitalized between November 1, 1974, and December 31, 1977, a Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center (MSKCC). The incidence of CandidaExpand
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Mycobacterium avium complex infections in patients with the acquired immunodeficiency syndrome.
Disseminated infection with Mycobacterium avium complex developed in 67 patients with the acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) who were followed at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center.Expand
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Mycobacterium haemophilum in immunocompromised patients.
Mycobacterium haemophilum, a recently described pathogen, can cause an array of symptoms in immunocompromised patients. To date, 90 patients with this infection have been described worldwide. WeExpand
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Tuberculosis in the AIDS era.
A resurgence of tuberculosis has occurred in recent years in the United States and abroad. Deteriorating public health services, increasing numbers of immigrants from countries of endemicity, andExpand
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Infections caused by Mycobacterium avium complex in immunocompromised patients: diagnosis by blood culture and fecal examination, antimicrobial susceptibility tests, and morphological and
The Mycobacterium avium complex, only rarely described as an invasive pathogen in humans, has recently been reported to frequently cause disseminated disease in patients with the acquired immuneExpand
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Prospective study of infections in indwelling central venous catheters using quantitative blood cultures.
PURPOSE Surgically implanted central venous catheters are widely used in cancer patients in whom there is a need for prolonged venous access for chemotherapy, parenteral nutrition, antibiotics, andExpand
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Rate of arabinitol production by pathogenic yeast species.
D-Arabinitol is a five-carbon polyol that is produced by many fungi. Detection of the metabolite has been reported in serum from patients with invasive candidiasis. We studied the production andExpand
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Colonization, bloodstream infection, and mortality caused by vancomycin-resistant enterococcus early after allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplant.
Bloodstream infection caused by vancomycin-resistant enterococcus (VRE) is associated with very high mortality among allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplant (alloHSCT) recipients. However, itExpand
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