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Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus in Meat Products, the Netherlands

Emerging Infectious Diseases journal    Nov 2007  Vol.13  N.11

Inge H.M.van Loo,* Bram M.W. Diederen,* Paul H.M. Savelkoul,† Joyce H.C. Woudenberg,† Robert Roosendaal,† Alex van Belkum,‡ Nicole Lemmens-den Toom,‡ Carlo Verhulst,§ Peter H.J. van Keulen,§ and Jan A.J.W. Kluytmans†§

*St. Elisabeth Hospital, Tilburg, the Netherlands; †VUmc Medical University, Amsterdam, the Netherlands; ‡Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, the Netherlands; and §Amphia Hospital, Breda, the Netherlands

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Primary versus Nonprimary Cytomegalovirus Infection during Pregnancy, Israel

Emerging Infectious Diseases journal    Nov 2007  Vol.13  N.11

Galia Rahav,*1  Rinat Gabbay,* Asher Ornoy,*† Svetlana Shechtman,† Judith Arnon,† and Orna Diav-Citrin†

*Hadassah Medical Center–Hebrew University School of Medicine, Jerusalem, Israel; and †Israel Ministry of Health, Jerusalem, Israel

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Repeat Infective Endocarditis: Differentiating Relapse from Reinfection

Clinical Infectious Diseases 1 Aug 2005 Vol.41 N.3 p.406-409

Vivian H. Chu,1,2 Daniel J. Sexton,1 Christopher H. Cabell,1,2 L. Barth Reller,1,4 Paul A. Pappas,2 Rakesh K. Singh,3 Vance G. Fowler, Jr.,1,2 G. Ralph Corey,1,2 Olcay Aksoy,3 and Christopher W. Woods1,2,5

1Department of Medicine, 2Duke Clinical Research Institute, 3School of Medicine, and 4Clinical Microbiology Laboratory, Duke University Medical Center, and 5Clinical Microbiology Laboratory, Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina

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Improved Diagnosis of the Etiology of Community-Acquired Pneumonia with Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction

Clinical Infectious Diseases 1 Aug 2005 Vol.41 N.3 p.345-351

Kate E. Templeton, Sitha A. Scheltinga, Willian C. J. F. M. van den Eeden,2 A. Willy Graffelman,3 Peterhans J. van den Broek,2 and Eric C. J. Claas1

Departments of 1Medical Microbiology and 2Infectious Diseases, and 3Center of Infectious Diseases and Department of General Practice and Nursing Home Medicine, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands

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Assessment of the Risk of Ebola Virus Transmission from Bodily Fluids and Fomites

Journal of Infectious Diseases  15 Nov. 2007 Vol.196  S2 S142-S147

Daniel G. Bausch,1,2 Jonathan S. Towner,2 Scott F. Dowell,3 Felix Kaducu,4 Matthew Lukwiya,5,a Anthony Sanchez,2 Stuart T. Nichol,2 Thomas G. Ksiazek,2 and Pierre E. Rollin2

1Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana; 2Special Pathogens Branch and 3Coordinating Office for Global Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia; 4Gulu Regional Hospital and 5St. Mary’s Hospital Lacor, Gulu, Uganda

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Outbreaks of Filovirus Hemorrhagic Fever: Time to Refocus on the Patient

Journal of Infectious Diseases  15 Nov. 2007 Vol.196  S2  S136-S141

Daniel G. Bausch,1 Heinz Feldmann,5,6 Thomas W. Geisbert,2 Mike Bray,3 A. G. Sprecher,7 Paul Boumandouki,8 Pierre E. Rollin,4 Cathy Roth,9 and the Winnipeg Filovirus Clinical Working Group

1Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana; 2United States Army Medical Research Institute for Infectious Diseases, Fort Detrick, and 3National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland; 4Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia; 5Special Pathogens Program, National Microbiology Laboratory, Public Health Agency of Canada, and 6Department of Medical Microbiology, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada; 7Medecins Sans Frontières, Brussels, Belgium; 8Ministry of Health and Population, Republic of the Congo, Brazzaville, Republic of the Congo; 9World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland

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http://www.journals.uchicago.edu/JID/journal/issues/v196nS2/38232/brief/38232.abstract.html

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Comparison of ß-Lactam and Macrolide Combination Therapy versus Fluoroquinolone Monotherapy in Hospitalized Veterans Affairs Patients with Community-Acquired Pneumonia

Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy  1 Nov  2007   Vol.51  N.11  p.3977-3982

Thomas P. Lodise,1,2* Andrea Kwa,1,3 Leon Cosler,1 Reetu Gupta,1 and Raymond P. Smith4

Albany College of Pharmacy,1 Ordway Research Institute,2 Stratton VA Medical Center, Albany, New York,4 Singapore General Hospital, Singapore3

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http://aac.asm.org/cgi/content/abstract/51/11/3977

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