Archive for February, 2008

Antibiotic Timing and Errors in Diagnosing Pneumonia

Archives of Internal Medicine  25 Feb 2008  V.168  N.4  p.351-356

James A. Welker, DO; Michelle Huston, MD; Jack D. McCue, MD

Department of Medicine, University of Maryland School of Medicine, and Franklin Square Clinical Research Center, Franklin Square Hospital Center, Baltimore (Dr Welker); Department of Emergency Medicine, Franklin Square Hospital Center (Dr Huston); and Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco (Dr McCue).


February 27, 2008 at 4:52 pm Leave a comment

Risk Factors for Trimethoprim-Sulfamethoxazole Resistance in Patients with Acute Uncomplicated Cystitis

Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy  1 Mar 2008  V.52  N.3  p.846-851
Richard Colgan,1* James R. Johnson,2 Michael Kuskowski,2 and Kalpana Gupta3,4,

Department of Family Medicine, University of Maryland, Baltimore, Maryland,1 Departments of Medicine and Psychiatry, University of Minnesota, and VA Medical Center, Minneapolis, Minneapolis,2 Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut,3 VA Medical Center, West Haven, Connecticut4


February 27, 2008 at 4:50 pm Leave a comment

Acute Lower Respiratory Tract Infection

N Engl J Medicine  Feb 14, 2008  V.358  N.7  p.716-727

Joseph P. Mizgerd, Sc.D.

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February 25, 2008 at 2:32 pm Leave a comment

Invasive Pneumococcal Disease in Children 5 Years After Conjugate Vaccine Introduction — Eight States, 1998–2005

MMWR Weekly  Feb 15, 2008  V.57  N.6  p.144-148     

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February 25, 2008 at 2:30 pm Leave a comment

Emergence of Multidrug-Resistant, Community-Associated, Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Clone USA300 in Men Who Have Sex with Men

Annals of Internal Medicine  19 Feb 2008  V.148  N.4  p.249-257

Binh An Diep, PhD; Henry F. Chambers, MD; Christopher J. Graber, MD, MPH; John D. Szumowski, MD, MPH; Loren G. Miller, MD, MPH; Linda L. Han, MD; Jason H. Chen, BA; Felice Lin, BA; Jessica Lin, BA; Tiffany HaiVan Phan, BA; Heather A. Carleton, MPH; Linda K. McDougal, MS; Fred C. Tenover, PhD; Daniel E. Cohen, MD; Kenneth H. Mayer, MD; George F. Sensabaugh, DCrim; and Françoise Perdreau-Remington, PhD
From the University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, Harbor-University of California, Los Angeles, Medical Center, Torrance, and University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, California; Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Massachusetts Department of Public Health, and The Fenway Institute of Fenway Community Health, Boston, Massachussetts; Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia; and Brown University and Miriam Hospital, Providence, Rhode Island.


February 25, 2008 at 2:29 pm Leave a comment

Hepatitis E Virus and Chronic Hepatitis in Organ-Transplant Recipients

N Engl J Medicine  21  Feb  2008  V.358  N.8  p.811-817

Nassim Kamar, M.D., Ph.D., Janick Selves, M.D., Jean-Michel Mansuy, M.D., Leila Ouezzani, M.D., Jean-Marie Péron, M.D., Ph.D., Joëlle Guitard, M.D., Olivier Cointault, M.D., Laure Esposito, M.D., Florence Abravanel, Pharm.D., Marie Danjoux, M.D., Dominique Durand, M.D., Jean-Pierre Vinel, M.D., Jacques Izopet, Pharm.D., Ph.D., and Lionel Rostaing, M.D., Ph.D.

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Emergence of Fluoroquinolone-Resistant Neisseria meningitidis — Minnesota and North Dakota, 2007–2008

MMWR Weekly  Feb 22, 2008  V.57  N.7  p.173-175       

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