Archive for August 11, 2007

Ventilator-associated pneumonia due to colistin susceptible-only microorganisms

European Respiratory Journal   1 Aug  2007  Vol.30   N.2  p.307-313

F. G. Rios1, C. M. Luna2, B. Maskin1, A. Saenz. Valiente1, M. Lloria2, S. Gando2, C. Sosa2, S. Baquero2, C. Llerena3, C. Petrati3 and C. Apezteguia1

1 Critical Care Service, Profesor Alejandro Posadas Hospital, Haedo, 2 Pulmonary and Critical Care Divisions, Hospital de Clínicas, Buenos Aires University, and 3 Critical Care Service, HIGA Eva Perón Hospital, San Martin, Buenos Aires, Argentina.

CORRESPONDENCE: C. M. Luna, Acevedo 1070, Banfield (1828), Buenos Aires, Argentina. Fax: 54 1142423066. E-mail: cymluna@fmed.uba.ar

abstract
http://erj.ersjournals.com/cgi/content/abstract/30/2/307

August 11, 2007 at 1:49 pm Leave a comment

The role of atypical respiratory pathogens in exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

European Respiratory Journal   1 Aug  2007  Vol.30   N.2  p.240-244

B. M. W. Diederen1, P. D. L. P. M. van der Valk2, J. A. W. J. Kluytmans3,4, M. F. Peeters5 and R. Hendrix6

1 Regional Laboratory of Public Health Haarlem, Haarlem, 2 Dept of Pulmonary Medicine, Medisch Spectrum Twente, and 6 Regional Laboratory of Public Health, Enschede, 3 Laboratory for Microbiology and Infection Control, Amphia Hospital, Breda, and 4 Dept of Medical Microbiology and Infection Control, VU Medical University, Amsterdam, 5 Regional Laboratory of Public Health Haarlem, Haarlem, Laboratory for Medical Microbiology and Immunology, St Elisabeth Hospital, Tilburg, The Netherlands.

CORRESPONDENCE: B. M. W. Diederen, Regional Laboratory of Public Health Haarlem, Boerhaavelaan 26, 2035 RC, Haarlem, The Netherlands. Fax: 31 135441264. E-mail: bramdiederen@gmail.com

abstract
http://erj.ersjournals.com/cgi/content/abstract/30/2/240

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Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia: Diagnosis, Treatment, and Prevention

Clinical Microbiology Review  Oct  2006  Vol.19  N.4 p.637-657

Steven M. Koenig and Jonathon D. Truwit*

Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia 22908

abstract
http://cmr.asm.org/cgi/content/abstract/19/4/637

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Pleural Tuberculosis in the United States* Incidence and Drug Resistance

Chest Apr 2007 Vol.131 N.4 p.p1125–1132

Michael H. Baumann, MD, MS, FCCP; Rathel Nolan, MD; Marcy Petrini, PhD, FCCP; Y. C. Gary Lee, MBChB, PhD, FCCP; Richard W. Light, MD, FCCP and Eileen Schneider, MD, MPH

* From the University of Mississippi Medical Center (Drs. Baumann, Nolan, and Petrini), Jackson, MS; Oxford University (Dr. Lee), Oxford, UK; Vanderbilt University (Dr. Light), Nashville, TN; and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Dr. Schneider), Atlanta, GA.

Correspondence to: Michael H. Baumann, MD, MS, FCCP, Professor of Medicine, 2500 North State St, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, MS 39216-4505; e-mail: mbaumann@medicine.umsmed.edu

abstract
http://www.chestjournal.org/cgi/content/abstract/131/4/1125

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Serum Indicators for the Diagnosis of Pneumocystis Pneumonia*

Chest Apr 2007 Vol.131 N.4 p.1173–1180

Sadatomo Tasaka, MD, FCCP; Naoki Hasegawa, MD; Seiki Kobayashi, MD; Wakako Yamada, MD; Tomoyasu Nishimura, MD; Tsutomu Takeuchi, MD and Akitoshi Ishizaka, MD

* From the Departments of Medicine (Drs. Tasaka, Hasegawa, Yamada, Nishimura, and Ishizaka) and Tropical Medicine and Parasitology (Drs. Kobayashi and Takeuchi), Keio University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan.

Correspondence to: Sadatomo Tasaka, MD, FCCP, Division of Pulmonary Medicine, Keio University School of Medicine, 35 Shinanomachi, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo 160-8582, Japan; e-mail: tasaka@cpnet.med.keio.ac.jp

abstract
http://www.chestjournal.org/cgi/content/abstract/131/4/1173

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REVIEW – Narrative Review: Antiretroviral Therapy to Prevent the Sexual Transmission of HIV-1

Annals of Internal Medicine 17 Apr 2007 Vol.146  N.8 p.591-601

Myron S. Cohen, MD; Cynthia Gay, MD, MPH; Angela D.M. Kashuba, PharmD; Sally Blower, PhD; and Lynn Paxton, MD, MPH

From the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina; University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California; and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia.

abstract
http://www.annals.org/cgi/content/abstract/146/8/591

August 11, 2007 at 11:18 am Leave a comment

Adherence to Nonnucleoside Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitor–Based HIV Therapy and Virologic Outcomes

Annals of Internal Medicine 17 Apr 2007 Vol.146  N.8 p.564-573

Jean B. Nachega, MD, MPH; Michael Hislop, MSc; David W. Dowdy, ScM; Richard E. Chaisson, MD; Leon Regensberg, MBChB; and Gary Maartens, MBChB

From Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, and Groote Schuur Hospital, University of Cape Town, and Aid for AIDS Disease Management Programme (Pty) Ltd., Cape Town, South Africa.

abstract
http://www.annals.org/cgi/content/abstract/146/8/564

August 11, 2007 at 11:17 am Leave a comment


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