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Multistate point-prevalence survey of health care-associated infections.
BACKGROUND Currently, no single U.S. surveillance system can provide estimates of the burden of all types of health care-associated infections across acute care patient populations. We conducted aExpand
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Burden of Clostridium difficile infection in the United States.
BACKGROUND The magnitude and scope of Clostridium difficile infection in the United States continue to evolve. METHODS In 2011, we performed active population- and laboratory-based surveillanceExpand
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Epidemiology of Carbapenem-Resistant Enterobacteriaceae in 7 US Communities, 2012-2013.
IMPORTANCE Carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae (CRE) are increasingly reported worldwide as a cause of infections with high-mortality rates. Assessment of the US epidemiology of CRE is needed toExpand
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Role of FKS Mutations in Candida glabrata: MIC Values, Echinocandin Resistance, and Multidrug Resistance
ABSTRACT Candida glabrata is the second leading cause of candidemia in U.S. hospitals. Current guidelines suggest that an echinocandin be used as the primary therapy for the treatment of C. glabrataExpand
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Changes in Prevalence of Health Care–Associated Infections in U.S. Hospitals
Background A point‐prevalence survey that was conducted in the United States in 2011 showed that 4% of hospitalized patients had a health care–associated infection. We repeated the survey in 2015 toExpand
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Testing the Oregon delinquency model with 9-year follow-up of the Oregon Divorce Study.
This paper presents experimental tests of the Oregon delinquency model applied within a randomized design of an at-risk sample of single mothers and their elementary school-aged sons. In theExpand
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Vital Signs: Carbapenem-Resistant Enterobacteriaceae
Background Enterobacteriaceae are a family of bacteria that commonly cause infections in health-care settings as well as in the community. Among Enterobacteriaceae, resistance to broad-spectrumExpand
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Epidemiology of community-associated Clostridium difficile infection, 2009 through 2011.
IMPORTANCE Clostridium difficile infection (CDI) has been increasingly reported among healthy individuals in the community. Recent data suggest that community-associated CDI represents one-third ofExpand
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Prevalence of antimicrobial use in US acute care hospitals, May-September 2011.
IMPORTANCE Inappropriate antimicrobial drug use is associated with adverse events in hospitalized patients and contributes to the emergence and spread of resistant pathogens. Targeting effectiveExpand
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An efficacious theory-based intervention for stepfamilies.
This article evaluates the efficacy of the Oregon model of Parent Management Training (PMTO) in the stepfamily context. Sixty-seven of 110 participants in the Marriage and Parenting in StepfamiliesExpand
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