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The serologic confirmation of more than 800 cases hospitalized during the viral meningoencephalitis epidemic caused by the West Nile virus (WNV) that affected the South-East of Romania during the summer of 1996 consolidated the case definition in over 80% of the patients admitted to the hospital with neurological impairments. Other clinical forms of the WN(More)
Group A streptococcus (GAS) is associated with a spectrum of soft-tissue infections that include toxic shock syndrome, myositis, and necrotizing fasciitis (1, 2, 3). The mainstay of therapy for invasive GAS soft-tissue infections is surgical exploration and debridement, as penicillin treatment alone is associated with a high morbidity and mortality (4). We(More)
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