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Emergence of Nonvaccine Serotypes following Introduction of Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine: Cause and Effect?

Clinical Infectious Diseases 15 Jan  2008  V.46  N.2  p.183–185

EDITORIAL COMMENTARY

Matthew R. Moore and Cynthia G. Whitney

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Emergence of Invasive Pneumococcal Disease Caused by Nonvaccine Serotypes in the Era of 7-Valent Conjugate Vaccine

Clinical Infectious Diseases 15 Jan  2008  V.46  N.2  p.174–182

Carmen Muñoz-Almagro,1 Iolanda Jordan,2 Amadeo Gene,1 Cristina Latorre,1
Juan J. Garcia-Garcia,2 and Roman Pallares3

Departments of 1Microbiology and 2Paediatrics and Intensive Care, Hospital Universitari Sant Joan de Deu, Esplugues, and 3Infectious Diseases Service and Clinical Research Unit, Idibell, Ciberes, Bellvitge Hospital and University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain

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Plasmodium knowlesi: The Fifth Human Malaria Parasite

Clinical Infectious Diseases 15 Jan  2008  V.46  N.2  p.172–173

EDITORIAL COMMENTARY 

N. J. White

Department of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand; and Centre for Clinical Vaccinology and Tropical Medicine, Churchill Hospital, Oxford, United Kingdom

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Plasmodium knowlesi Malaria in Humans Is Widely Distributed and Potentially Life Threatening

Clinical Infectious Diseases 15 Jan  2008  V.46  N.2  p.165–171

Janet Cox-Singh,1 Timothy M. E. Davis,4 Kim-Sung Lee,1 Sunita S. G. Shamsul,1
Asmad Matusop,2 Shanmuga Ratnam,3 Hasan A. Rahman,5 David J. Conway,6 and
Balbir Singh1

1Malaria Research Centre, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, University Malaysia Sarawak, and 2Sarawak Health Department, Kuching, and 3Disease Control Unit, Sabah Health Department, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysian Borneo; 4School of Medicine and Pharmacology, Fremantle Hospital, University of Western Australia, Fremantle; 5Pahang State Health Department, Kuantan, Malaysia; and 6London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom

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The Epidemic of Antibiotic-Resistant Infections: A Call to Action for the Medical Community from the Infectious Diseases Society of America

Clinical Infectious Diseases 15 Jan  2008  V.46  N.2  p.155–164

IDSA PUBLIC POLICY

Brad Spellberg,1,2 Robert Guidos,5 David Gilbert,7 John Bradley,3,4 Helen W. Boucher,8 W. Michael Scheld,6 John G. Bartlett,9 and John Edwards, Jr., 1,2 for
the Infectious Diseases Society of America

1Division of Infectious Diseases, Harbor–University of California–Los Angeles (UCLA) Medical Center, Torrance, 2Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA, Los Angeles, and 3Children’s Hospital San Diego and 4University of California at San Diego, California; 5Infectious Diseases Society of America, Alexandria, and 6Division of Infectious Diseases, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, Virginia; 7Division of Infectious Diseases, Providence Portland Medical Center and Oregon Health Sciences University, Portland, Oregon; 8Tufts–New England Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts; and 9Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland

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Planning and Implementation of an Infection Control Training Program for Healthcare Providers in Latin America

Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology  Dec 2007  V.28  N.12  p.1328–1333

Miguela A. Caniza, MD; Gabriela Maron, MD; Jonathan McCullers, MD; Wilfrido A. Clara, MD; Rafael Cedillos, MD; Lourdes Dueñas, MD; Sandra Arnold, MD;
Bonnie F. Williams, RN, CIC; Elaine I. Tuomanen, MD

From the International Outreach Program, Department of Infectious Diseases (M.A.C.), the Department of Infectious Diseases (G.M., J.M., E.T.), and the Infection Control Program (B.F.W.), St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, and the Pediatric Infectious Disease Department, Le Bonheur Children’s Medical Center (S.A.), Memphis, Tennessee; the Regional Office for Central America and Panama Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Universidad del Valle de Guatemala, Guatemala City, Guatemala (W.A.C.); the Centro de Investigación y Desarrollo en Salud, Universidad Nacional de El Salvador (R.A.C.), and the Infection Control Program, Infectious Disease Department, Hospital Nacional de Niños Benjamín Bloom (L.D.), San Salvador, El Salvador.

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Healthcare-Associated Infection in Developing Countries: Simple Solutions to Meet Complex Challenges

Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology  Dec 2007  V.28  N.12  p.1323–1327

Benedetta Allegranzi, MD; Didier Pittet, MD, MS

From the World Alliance for Patient Safety, World Health Organization Headquarters (B.A.), and Infection Control Programme, University of Geneva Hospitals, Geneva, Switzerland (B.A., D.P.).

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