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Sexually Transmitted Infections in Travelers: Implications for Prevention and Control

Clinical Infectious Diseases 15 Aug 2004 Vol.39 N.4  p.533-538

Abu Saleh M. Abdullah,1 Shahul H. Ebrahim,2 Richard Fielding,1 and Donald E. Morisky3

1Department of Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region; 2Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia; and 3Department of Community Health Sciences, School of Public Health, University of California, Los Angeles

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Evaluation of a real-time polymerase chain reaction assay for the diagnosis of pneumococcal and meningococcal meningitis in a tertiary care hospital

European Journal of Clinical Microbiology & Infectious Diseases  04 Jul 2007  p.651 – 653

E. Van Gastel1 , P. Bruynseels1, W. Verstrepen1 and A. Mertens1

1)  Department of Microbiology, ZNA Middelheim, Lindendreef 1, 2020 Antwerp, Belgium

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http://www.springerlink.com/content/7648715161586818/

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Prevalence of Group B Streptococcus Colonization and Potential for Transmission by Casual Contact in Healthy Young Men and Women

Clinical Infectious Diseases 1 Aug 2004 Vol.39 N.3 p.380-388

Shannon D. Manning,1 Katie Neighbors,1 Patricia A. Tallman,1 Brenda Gillespie,2 Carl F. Marrs,1 Stephanie M. Borchardt,1 Carol J. Baker,4 Mark D. Pearlman,3 and Betsy Foxman1

1Department of Epidemiology and 2Center for Statistical Consultation and Research and the Department of Biostatistics, University of Michigan School of Public Health, and 3Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor; and 4Department of Pediatrics, Molecular Virology and Microbiology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas

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Acute Pain in Herpes Zoster and Its Impact on Health-Related Quality of Life

Clinical Infectious Diseases 1 Aug 2004 Vol.39 N.3 p.342-348

Jennifer Katz,1,2 Edith M. Cooper,3 Robert R. Walther,4 Eugene W. Sweeney,4 and Robert H. Dworkin1

1Department of Anesthesiology, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, 2Department of Psychology, State University of New York College at Geneseo, Geneseo, and 3New York State Psychiatric Institute, and 4Department of Dermatology, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, New York

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Predictive Value of Blood Cultures Positive for Coagulase-Negative Staphylococci: Implications for Patient Care and Health Care Quality Assurance

Clinical Infectious Diseases 1 Aug 2004 Vol.39 N.3 p.333-341

Jerome I. Tokars

Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia

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RECOMMENDATIONS FOR ANTIMICROBIAL USE IN FEBRILE NEUTROPENIA IN JAPAN

Clinical Infectious Diseases 15 Jul 2004  V.39  Suppl.1

Index:

Management of the Febrile Neutropenic Patient: A Consensus Conference – Juan J. Picazo 

Microbiological Data for Patients with Febrile Neutropenia  – Akihisa Kanamaru and Youichi Tatsumi
 
Current Antimicrobial Usage for the Management of Infections in Leukemic Patients in Japan: Results of a Survey – Minoru Yoshida and Ryuzo Ohno
 
Randomized Trial of Cefepime Monotherapy or Cefepime in Combination with Amikacin as Empirical Therapy for Febrile Neutropenia  – K. Tamura, K. Imajo, N. Akiyama, K. Suzuki, A. Urabe, K. Ohyashiki, M. Tanimoto, T. Masaoka, and the Japan Febrile Neutropenia Study Group
 
Changes in the Etiology of Bacteremia in Febrile Neutropenic Patients and the Susceptibilities of the Currently Isolated Pathogens – Reuben Ramphal
 
Management of Fever in Neutropenic Patients with Different Risks of Complications – Jean Klastersky
 
Empirical Antifungal Therapy in Treating Febrile Neutropenic Patients – John R. Wingard

The Infectious Diseases Society of America 2002 Guidelines for the Use of Antimicrobial Agents in Patients with Cancer and Neutropenia: Salient Features and Comments – Kenneth V. I. Rolston
 
Evidence-Based Recommendations for Antimicrobial Use in Febrile Neutropenia in Japan: Executive Summary – Tohru Masaoka
 
Clinical Features of the Neutropenic Host: Definitions and Initial Evaluation – A. Urabe
 
Monotherapy versus Dual Therapy Based on Risk Categorization of Febrile Neutropenic Patients – K. Ohyashiki
 
Initial Empirical Antimicrobial Therapy: Duration and Subsequent Modifications – K. Tamura
 
Antimicrobial Prophylaxis in Febrile Neutropenia – Minoru Yoshida and Ryuzo Ohno
 
Economic Issues: Toward a Cost-Effective Approach to the Management of Febrile Neutropenia in Japan – Tohru Masaoka
 
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