Tannette G. Krediet

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During summer and fall, enterovirus infections are responsible for a considerable proportion of hospitalizations of young infants. We prospectively studied the incidence of enterovirus infections via real-time polymerase chain reaction (PCR) in blood, feces, and cerebrospinal fluid samples from infants <or=60 days old who had received a clinical diagnosis(More)
AIM Increased end-tidal carbon monoxide (ETCOc) and cytokines in preterm infants are related to bronchopulmonary dysplasia and intraventricular haemorrhages. The aim was to study the predictive value of ETCOc and cytokine levels for long-term outcome. METHODS This study comprised 105 very preterm infants (57 males, 48 females; gestational age range 25 wks(More)
OBJECTIVE Coagulase-negative staphylococci (CONS) are the most common causative agents in neonatal nosocomial septicemia. Because of widespread methicillin resistance among CONS, empiric therapy with vancomycin is recommended as the primary antibiotic regimen for these infections. In our unit, empiric treatment of nosocomially acquired septicemia consists(More)
OBJECTIVE Increased levels of end-tidal carbon monoxide (ETCOc) in preterm infants during the first day of life are associated with oxidative stress, inflammatory processes and adverse neurodevelopmental outcome at 2 years of age. Therefore, we hypothesized that early ETCOc levels may also be associated with impaired growth of unmyelinated cerebral white(More)
Multiple painful sensory mononeuropathies (MPSM), a novel pattern of sarcoid neuropathy Sarcoidosis is a granulomatous disease with the potential to affect many different organ systems. Approximately 5% of patients with systemic sarcoidosis have neurological involvement. 1 Peripheral neuropathy occurs in up to 20% of these patients and is usually(More)
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