Archive for June, 2008

Addition of Rifampin to Standard Therapy for Treatment of Native Valve Infective Endocarditis Caused by Staphylococcus aureus

Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy  1 July 2008  V.52  N.7  p.2463-2467

David J. Riedel,1* Elizabeth Weekes,2, and Graeme N. Forrest3

Institute of Human Virology and Division of Infectious Diseases, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21201,1 Department of Pharmacy, University of Maryland Medical Center, Baltimore, Maryland 21201,2 Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 212013

abstract
http://aac.asm.org/cgi/content/abstract/52/7/2463

 

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Systemic Expression of Cytokine Production in Patients with Severe Pneumococcal Pneumonia: Effects of Treatment with a β-Lactam versus a Fluoroquinolone

Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy  1 July 2008  V.52  N.7  p.2395-2402

Esther Calbo,1* Montserrat Alsina,2 Mónica Rodríguez-Carballeira,1 Josep Lite,3 and Javier Garau1

Service of Internal Medicine, Infectious Diseases Unit, Hospital Mútua de Terrassa, Barcelona, Spain,1 Immunology Department, Hospital Mútua de Terrassa, Barcelona, Spain,2 Service of Microbiology, Hospital Mútua de Terrassa, Barcelona, Spain3

abstract
http://aac.asm.org/cgi/content/abstract/52/7/2395

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Comparative Surveillance Study of Telavancin Activity against Recently Collected Gram-Positive Clinical Isolates from across the United States

Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy  1 July 2008  V.52  N.7  p.2383-2388

Deborah C. Draghi,1 Bret M. Benton,2 Kevin M. Krause,2 Clyde Thornsberry,1 Chris Pillar,1 and Daniel F. Sahm1*

Eurofins Medinet, Inc., Herndon, Virginia,1 Theravance, Inc., South San Francisco, California2

abstract
http://aac.asm.org/cgi/content/abstract/52/7/2383

June 30, 2008 at 11:44 am Leave a comment

An outpatient parenteral antibiotic therapy (OPAT) map to identify risks associated with an OPAT service

Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy  Jul 2008  V.62  N.1  p.177-183

Mark Gilchrist1,*, Bryony Dean Franklin1,2,3 and Jignesh P. Patel4

1 Pharmacy Department, Charing Cross Hospital, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, London W6 8RF, UK 2 Department of Practice and Policy, The School of Pharmacy, University of London, London WC1N 1AX, UK 3 Centre for Patient Safety and Service Quality, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, London W6 8RF, UK 4 Department of Pharmacy, School of Biomedical and Health Sciences, King’s College London, London SE1 9NH, UK

abstract
http://jac.oxfordjournals.org/cgi/content/abstract/62/1/177

June 29, 2008 at 1:15 pm Leave a comment

Maraviroc: The First of a New Class of Antiretroviral Agents

Clinical Infectious Diseases  15 July 2008  V.47  N.2  p.236-241

REVIEWS OF ANTI-INFECTIVE AGENTS
INVITED ARTICLE

Rodger D. MacArthur1 and Richard M. Novak2

1Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan; and 2University of Illinois, Chicago

FREE Full Text (CLIC en PDF version)
http://www.journals.uchicago.edu/doi/abs/10.1086/589289

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Antiretroviral Drug Resistance Testing in Adult HIV-1 Infection: 2008 Recommendations of an International AIDS Society-USA Panel

Clinical Infectious Diseases  15 July 2008  V.47  N.2  p.266-285

REVIEW ARTICLE

Martin S. Hirsch,1 Huldrych F. Günthard,9 Jonathan M. Schapiro,10 Françoise Brun-Vézinet,11 Bonaventura Clotet,12 Scott M. Hammer,2 Victoria A. Johnson,3,4
Daniel R. Kuritzkes,1 John W. Mellors,5 Deenan Pillay,13 Patrick G. Yeni,11 Donna M. Jacobsen,6 and Douglas D. Richman7,8

1Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts; 2Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, New York; 3Birmingham Veterans Affairs Medical Center and the 4University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine, Birmingham, Alabama; 5University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; 6International AIDS Society-USA, San Francisco, and 7University of California-San Diego and 8Veterans Affairs San Diego Healthcare System, San Diego, California; 9University Hospital of Zürich, Zürich, Switzerland; 10Sheba Medical Center, Tel Aviv, Israel; 11Hôpital Bichat-Claude Bernard, Paris, France; 12Hospital Universitari Germans Trias i Pujol, irsi Caixa Foundation, Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain; and 13Royal Free and University College Medical School, London, United Kingdom

abstract
http://www.journals.uchicago.edu/doi/abs/10.1086/589297

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Acute Calculous Cholecystitis

N Engl J Medicine  June 26, 2008  V.358  N.26  p.2804-2811

Clinical Practice

Steven M. Strasberg, M.D.

FREE Full Text (CLIC en PDF)
http://content.nejm.org/cgi/content/short/358/26/2804?query=TOC

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