Archive for December 6, 2006

SUPPLEMENT ARTICLE – Recommendations for the Management of Herpes Zoster

Clinical Infectious Diseases  1 Jan 2007 Vol.44 Suppl.1 S1-S26

Robert H. Dworkin,1,2 Robert W. Johnson,18 Judith Breuer,19 John W. Gnann,5,7 Myron J. Levin,8 Miroslav Backonja,9 Robert F. Betts,3 Anne A. Gershon,4 Maija L. Haanpää,22 Michael W. McKendrick,20 Turo J. Nurmikko,21 Anne Louise Oaklander,10 Michael N. Oxman,12 Deborah Pavan-Langston,11 Karin L. Petersen,14 Michael C. Rowbotham,14 Kenneth E. Schmader,15 Brett R. Stacey,16 Stephen K. Tyring,17 Albert J. M. van Wijck,23 Mark S. Wallace,13 Sawko W. Wassilew,24 and Richard J. Whitley6

Departments of 1Anesthesiology, 2Neurology, and 3Medicine, University of Rochester, Rochester, and 4Department of Pediatrics, Columbia University, New York, New York; Departments of 5Medicine and 6Pediatrics, University of Alabama at Birmingham, and 7Birmingham Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Birmingham, Alabama; 8Department of Pediatrics, University of Colorado, Denver; 9Department of Neurology, University of Wisconsin, Madison; 10Department of Neurology, Harvard University, and 11Department of Ophthalmology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts; Departments of 12Medicine and 13Anesthesiology, University of California, San Diego, and 14Department of Neurology, University of California, San Francisco; 15Department of Medicine, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina; 16Department of Anesthesiology, University of Oregon, Portland; 17University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston; 18Department of Anesthesiology, University of Bristol, Bristol, 19Skin Virus Laboratory, Queen Mary College, London, 20Department of Infection and Tropical Medicine, Royal Hallamshire Hospital, Sheffield, and 21Department of Neurological Science, University of Liverpool, Liverpool, United Kingdom; 22Departments of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care and Neurology, Helsinki University Hospital, Helsinki, Finland; 23Pain Clinic, University of Utrecht Medical Center, Utrecht, The Netherlands; and 24Dermatologische Klinik, Klinikum Krefeld, Krefeld, Germany


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Expanded HIV Screening in the United States: Effect on Clinical Outcomes, HIV Transmission, and Costs

Annals of Internal Medicine 5 Dec 2006  Vol.145 N.11 p. 797-806

A. David Paltiel, PhD; Rochelle P. Walensky, MD, MPH; Bruce R. Schackman, PhD; George R. Seage, III, ScD, MPH; Lauren M. Mercincavage, AB; Milton C. Weinstein, PhD; and Kenneth A. Freedberg, MD, MSc


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Global Incidence of Multidrug-Resistant Tuberculosis

Journal of Infectious Diseases 15 Aug 2006  Vol.194   N.4   p.479-485

Matteo Zignol, Mehran S. Hosseini, Abigail Wright, Catharina Lambregts–van Weezenbeek, Paul Nunn, Catherine J. Watt, Brian G. Williams, and Christopher Dye Stop TB Department, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland

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MAJOR ARTICLE – Oral Herpes Simplex Virus Type 2 Reactivation in HIV-Positive and -Negative Men

Journal of Infectious Diseases 15 Aug 2006 Vol.194 N.4 p.420-427

H. Nina Kim,1 Amalia Meier,3,5 Meei-Li Huang,4 Steve Kuntz,5 Stacy Selke,5 Connie Celum,1,2 Lawrence Corey,1,3,4 and Anna Wald1,2

1Department of Medicine, Division of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, and Departments of 2Epidemiology and 3Laboratory Medicine, 4Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, and 5Virology Research Clinic, University of Washington, Seattle


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MAJOR ARTICLE – GB Virus C (GBV-C) Infection in Hepatitis C Virus (HCV)/HIV–Coinfected Patients Receiving HCV Treatment: Importance of the GBV-C Genotype

Journal of Infectious Diseases 15 Aug 2006 Vol.194 N.4 p.410-419

Carolynne Schwarze-Zander,1,4,a Jason T. Blackard,4,a Hui Zheng,7 Marylyn M. Addo,5 Wenyu Lin,4 Gregory K. Robbins,6 Kenneth E. Sherman,8 Dietmar Zdunek,2 Georg Hess,3 and Raymond T. Chung,4 for the AIDS Clinical Trial Group A5071 Study Team

1Department of Internal Medicine I, University of Bonn, Bonn, 2Roche Diagnostics, Penzberg, and 3Roche Diagnostics, Mannheim, Germany; 4Gastrointestinal Unit, 5Partners AIDS Research Center, and 6Infectious Diseases Unit, Massachusetts General Hospital, and 7Harvard Center for AIDS Research, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts; 8Division of Digestive Diseases, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, Ohio


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Prevention and Self-Treatment of Traveler’s Diarrhea

Clinical Microbiology Reviews 1 Jul 2006  Vol.19 N.3 p.583-594

David J. Diemert*

Human Hookworm Vaccine Initiative, Sabin Vaccine Institute, 1889 F St. NW, Suite 200S, Washington, D.C.


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