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Practice Guidelines for the Management of Patients with Histoplasmosis

Clinical Infectious Diseases Apr. 2000  Vol.30  N.4  p.688-695

GUIDELINES FROM THE INFECTIOUS DISEASES SOCIETY OF AMERICA

Joe Wheat,1,2,3 George Sarosi,1,3 David McKinsey,4 Richard Hamill,5 Robert Bradsher,7 Philip Johnson,6 James Loyd,8 and Carol Kauffman9

From the Departments of 1Medicine and 2Pathology, Indiana University School of Medicine, and 3Department of Veterans’ Affairs Hospital, Indianapolis, Indiana; 4Infectious Disease Associates of Kansas City, Missouri; 5Department of Medicine, Houston Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Baylor College of Medicine, and 6University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Texas; 7Department of Medicine, University of Arkansas School of Medicine, Little Rock; 8Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee; and 9Department of Medicine, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

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August 12, 2007 at 11:51 pm Leave a comment

Factors Associated with Severe Manifestations of Histoplasmosis in AIDS

Clinical Infectious Diseases JUN 2000  Vol.30  N.6  p.877-81

L. Joseph Wheat,1,2,4,5 Ploenchan Chetchotisakd,7 Brian Williams,3 Patricia Connolly,1,5 Kathleen Shutt,6 and Rana Hajjeh6

From the Departments of 1Medicine, 2Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, and 3Dermatology, Indiana University School of Medicine, and 4Department of Veterans Affairs Hospitals, and 5Histoplasmosis Reference Laboratory, Indianapolis, Indiana, and 6Mycotic Diseases Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA; 7Department of Medicine, Khon Kaen University, Khon Kaen, Thailand

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Histoplasmosis and Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome: A Study of Prognostic Factors

Clinical Infectious Diseases JAN 2004  Vol.38  N.1   p.134-138

HIV/AIDS BRIEF REPORT

Pierre Couppié,1,2,6,7 Milko Sobesky,6,7 Christine Aznar,3,7 Saravane Bichat,4 Emmanuel Clyti,2 François Bissuel,6,7,8 Myriam El Guedj,5,6 Fernand Alvarez,9 Magali Demar,3,7 Dominique Louvel,4 Roger Pradinaud,1,2 and Bernard Carme3,7

1Service de Dermatologie-Vénéréologie, 2Institut Guyanais de Dermatologie Tropicale, 3Service Hospitalo-Universitaire de Parasitologie-Mycologie, 4Service de Médecine B, and 5Service Hôpital de Jour Médecine Polyvalente, Centre Hospitalier de Cayenne, 6Centre d’Information et de Soins de l’Immunodéficience Humaine de Guyane, and 7Equipe d’Accueil 3593, Faculté de Médecine Antilles-Guyane, Cayenne, 8Service de Médecine, Centre Hospitalier de St-Laurent-du-Maroni, and 9Service de Médecine, Centre Médico-Chirurgical de Kourou, French Guiana

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Etiology of Community-Acquired Pneumonia in Hospitalized Patients in Chile*

Chest Mar 2007 Vol.131  N.3 p.779–787

The Increasing Prevalence of Respiratory Viruses Among Classic Pathogens

Alejandro Díaz, MD; Paulina Barria, MD; Michael Niederman, MD, FCCP; Marcos I. Restrepo, MD, MSc; Jorge Dreyse; Gino Fuentes; Bernardita Couble and Fernando Saldias, MD

* From the Departamento de Enfermedades Respiratorias (Drs. Díaz, Barria, and Saldias, Mr. Dreyse, Mr. Fuentes, and Ms. Couble), Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, Santiago, Chile; the Department of Medicine (Dr. Niederman), Winthrop University Hospital, Mineola, NY; and the Department of Medicine (Dr. Restrepo), Division of Pulmonary/Critical Care Medicine, and Infectious Diseases, South Texas Veterans Health Care System, San Antonio, TX.

Correspondence to: Alejandro Díaz, MD, 20 Bonner Ave, Somerville, MA 02143; e-mail: alediazf@hotmail.com

abstract
http://www.chestjournal.org/cgi/content/abstract/131/3/779

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Epidemiology of Human Immunodeficiency Virus in the United States

Clinical Microbiology Reviews  1 Jul 2007  Vol.20  N.3 p.478-488

Susan Hariri and Matthew T. McKenna*

HIV Incidence and Case Surveillance Branch, Division of HIV/AIDS Prevention, National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD and TB Prevention (Proposed), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia

abstract
http://cmr.asm.org/cgi/content/abstract/20/3/478

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Extension of antimicrobial treatment in patients with left-sided native valve endocarditis based on elevated C-reactive protein values

European Journal of Clinical Microbiology & Infectious 14 JUN 2007  Vol.26 N.8 p.587 – 590
 
D. W. M. Verhagen, J. Hermanides, J. C. Korevaar, P. M. M. Bossuyt, R. B. A. Brink, P. Speelman, J. T. M. Meer

Department of Infectious Diseases, Tropical Medicine & AIDS, Academic Medical Center, Meibergdreef 9, 1105 AZ Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Department of Cardiology, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

J. T. M. van der Meer Email: j.t.vandermeer@amc.uva.nl

abstract
http://www.springerlink.com/content/75j53317905n6736/

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Updated Review of Blood Culture Contamination

Clinical Microbiology Review  Oct  2006  Vol.19  N.4 p.788-802

Keri K. Hall1* and Jason A. Lyman2

Division of Infectious Diseases and International Health, Department of Internal Medicine,1 Division of Clinical Informatics, Department of Public Health Sciences, University of Virginia School of Medicine, Charlottesville, Virginia 229082

abstract
http://cmr.asm.org/cgi/content/abstract/19/4/788

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