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TRAVEL MEDICINE INVITED ARTICLE – Hepatitis A and B Booster Recommendations: Implications for Travelers

Clinical Infectious Diseases 1 Oct 2005 Vol.41 N.7 p.1020-1026

Charles D. Ericsson, Section Editor

Jane N. Zuckerman,1,2 Bradley A. Connor,3,4 and Frank von Sonnenburg5

1Academic Centre for Travel Medicine and Vaccines and Royal Free Travel Health Centre, and 2World Health Organization Collaborating Centre for Travel Medicine, Royal Free and University College Medical School, London, United Kingdom; 3Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, and 4The New York Center for Travel and Tropical Medicine, New York, New York; and 5Department of Infectious Diseases and Tropical Medicine, University of Munich, Munich, Germany

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FOOD SAFETY INVITED ARTICLE – The Routine Use of Antibiotics to Promote Animal Growth Does Little to Benefit Protein Undernutrition in the Developing World

Clinical Infectious Diseases 1 Oct 2005 Vol.41 N.7 p.1007-1013

Frederick J. Angulo, Section Editor

Peter Collignon,1,3 Henrik C. Wegener,4 Peter Braam,5 and Colin D. Butler2

1Infectious Diseases Unit and Microbiology Department, The Canberra Hospital, and 2National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health, Australian National University Canberra, Canberra, and 3Canberra Clinical School, Australian National University and University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia; 4Department of Epidemiology and Risk Assessment, Danish Institute for Food and Veterinary Research, Søborg, Denmark; and 5Strategy Development and Monitoring of Zoonoses, Foodborne Diseases and Kinetoplastidae, Communicable Disease Control, Prevention and Eradication, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland

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MAJOR ARTICLE – Cat-Scratch Disease in Elderly Patients

Clinical Infectious Diseases 1 Oct 2005 Vol.41 N.7 p.969-974

Ronen Ben-Ami,1 Moshe Ephros,4 Boaz Avidor,2 Eugene Katchman,2 Merav Varon,2 Cecilia Leibowitz,2 Doron Comaneshter,3 and Michael Giladi1,2

1Infectious Disease Unit, 2Bernard Pridan Laboratory for Molecular Biology of Infectious Diseases, and 3Statistical Service, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Tel Aviv, and 4Department of Pediatrics, Carmel Medical Center, Haifa, Israel

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BRIEF REPORT – Changing Epidemiologic Profile of Quinolone-Resistant Neisseria gonorrhoeae in London

Journal of Infectious Diseases 1 Oct 2005 Vol.192 N.7 p.1191-1195

Iona M. C. Martin,1,a Catherine A. Ison,1,a David M. Aanensen,2 Kevin A. Fenton,3,4,a and Brian G. Spratt2

Departments of 1Infectious Diseases and Microbiology and 2Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Imperial College London, St. Mary's Campus, 3HIV and STI Department, Communicable Disease Surveillance Centre, Health Protection Agency Centre for Infections, and 4Centre for Sexual Health and HIV Research, Departments of Primary Care and Population Sciences, Royal Free and University College London Medical School, London, United Kingdom

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NonTravel-Associated Hepatitis E in England and Wales: Demographic, Clinical, and Molecular Epidemiological Characteristics

Journal of Infectious Diseases 1 Oct 2005 Vol.192 N.7 p.1166-1172

Samreen Ijaz,1 Eve Arnold,2 Malcolm Banks,8 Richard P. Bendall,4 Matthew E. Cramp,6 Richard Cunningham,7 Harry R. Dalton,5 Tim J. Harrison,3 Simon F. Hill,9 Lorna MacFarlane,10 Rolf E. Meigh,11 Shuja Shafi,12 Martin J. Sheppard,13 Jacquie Smithson,14 Melanie P. Wilson,15 and Chong-Gee Teo1

1Virus Reference Division and 2Statistics Unit, Centre for Infections, Health Protection Agency, and 3Windeyer Institute of Medical Sciences, University College London, London, 4Departments of Clinical Microbiology and 5Gastroenterology, Royal Cornwall Hospital, Truro, 6Gastroenterology Unit and 7Department of Microbiology, Derriford Hospital, Plymouth, 8Mammalian Virology, Veterinary Laboratories Agency, New Haw, 9Department of Microbiology, Poole Hospital, Poole, 10National Public Health Service Microbiology Aberystwyth, Bronglais General Hospital, Aberystwyth, 11Department of Microbiology, Castle Hill Hospital, Cottingham, 12Department of Microbiology, Northwick Park Hospital, Harrow, 13Department of Microbiology, Withybush General Hospital, Haverfordwest, 14Department of Gastroenterology, Royal Infirmary, Hull, and 15Department of Microbiology, County Hospital, Hereford, United Kingdom

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Review – Tigecycline

Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy Sept 2005 Vol.56 N.3 p.470-480

George A. Pankey*

Infectious Diseases Research, Ochsner Clinic Foundation LT 7S, 1514 Jefferson Highway, New Orleans, LA 70121-2483, USA

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Review – Surveillance and epidemiology of MRSA bacteraemia in the UK

Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy Sept 2005 Vol.56 N.3 p.455-462

Alan P. Johnson*, Andrew Pearson and Georgia Duckworth

Department of Healthcare-Associated Infection and Antimicrobial Resistance, Communicable Disease Surveillance Centre, HPA Centre for Infections, Colindale, London NW9 5EQ, UK

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