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Diagnosis and Treatment of Diabetic Foot Infections

Clinical Infectious Diseases 15 Oct  2004 Vol.39 N.7  p.885-910


Benjamin A. Lipsky,1,a Anthony R. Berendt,2,a H. Gunner Deery,3 John M. Embil,4 Warren S. Joseph,5 Adolf W. Karchmer,6 Jack L. LeFrock,7 Daniel P. Lew,8 Jon T. Mader,9,b Carl Norden,10 and James S. Tan11

1Medical Service, Veterans Affairs Puget Sound Health Care System, and Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, Washington; 2Bone Infection Unit, Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre, Oxford, United Kingdom; 3Northern Michigan Infectious Diseases, Petoskey, Michigan; 4Section of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba; 5Section of Podiatry, Department of Primary Care, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Coatesville, Pennsylvania; 6Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts; 7Dimensional Dosing Systems, Sarasota, Florida; 8Department of Medicine, Service of Infectious Diseases, University of Geneva Hospitals, Geneva, Switzerland; 9Department of Internal Medicine, The Marine Biomedical Institute, and Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas; 10Department of Medicine, New Jersey School of Medicine and Dentistry, and Cooper Hospital, Camden, New Jersey; and 11Department of Internal Medicine, Summa Health System, and Northeastern Ohio Universities College of Medicine, Akron, Ohio

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Predicting the Staphylococcus aureus Nasal Carrier State: Derivation and Validation of a “Culture Rule”

Clinical Infectious Diseases 15 Sept  2004 Vol.39 N.6  p.806-811

Jan L. Nouwen,1,2,3 Alewijn Ott,1,3 Marjolein F. Q. Kluytmans-Vandenbergh,1 Hélène A. M. Boelens,1 Albert Hofman,3 Alex van Belkum,1 and Henri A. Verbrugh1

Departments of 1Medical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases and 2Medicine, Infectious Diseases Section, and 3Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

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Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) Nares Colonization at Hospital Admission and Its Effect on Subsequent MRSA Infection

Clinical Infectious Diseases 15 Sept  2004 Vol.39 N.6  p.776-782

Kepler A. Davis,1 Justin J. Stewart,2 Helen K. Crouch,3 Christopher E. Florez,3 and Duane R. Hospenthal1

1Infectious Disease Service, 2Department of Medicine, and 3Infection Control Service, Brooke Army Medical Center, Ft. Sam Houston, Texas

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Disinfection and Sterilization in Health Care Facilities: What Clinicians Need to Know

Clinical Infectious Diseases 1 Sept  2004 Vol.39 N.5  p.702-709

William A. Rutala and David J. Weber

Hospital Epidemiology, University of North Carolina Health Care System, and Division of Infectious Diseases, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill

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Beta-Lactam Antibiotics and Gastrointestinal Colonization with Vancomycin-Resistant Enterococci

Journal of Infectious Diseases 15 Mar 2004 Vol.189 N.6 p.1113-1118

Louis B. Rice,1,2,3 Rebecca Hutton-Thomas,1 Viera Lakticova,2 Marion S. Helfand,1 and Curtis J. Donskey1

1Medical and Research Services, Louis Stokes Cleveland VA Medical Center, 2The Cleveland Veterans Affairs Research and Education Foundation, and 3Department of Medicine, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio

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Bacteria and Diseases of Unknown Cause: Hemolytic-Uremic Syndrome

Journal of Infectious Diseases 1  Feb 2004 Vol.189 N.3 p.552-563

Martin J. Blaser

Departments of Medicine and Microbiology, New York University School of Medicine, and New York Harbor Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, New York, New York

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Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus on Hospital Surfaces

Clinical Infectious Diseases 1 Sept 2004 Vol.39 N.5  p.652-657

Scott F. Dowell,1 James M. Simmerman,1 Dean D. Erdman,2 Jiunn-Shyan Julian Wu,4 Achara Chaovavanich,3 Massoud Javadi,1 Jyh-Yuan Yang,4 Larry J. Anderson,2 Suxiang Tong,2 and Mei Shang Ho5

1International Emerging Infections Program, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Atlanta, Georgia) and Ministry of Public Health (Nonthaburi, Thailand); 2Respiratory and Enteric Viruses Branch, Division of Viral and Rickettsial Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia; 3Department of Disease Control, Ministry of Public Health, Nonthaburi, Thailand; and 4Centers for Disease Control and 5Institute of Biomedical Sciences, Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan

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