Archive for July, 2008

The New beta-Lactamases

N Engl J Medicine Jan.27, 2005  V.352  N.4  p.380-391

Review Article

George A. Jacoby, M.D., and Luisa Silvia Munoz-Price, M.D.



July 31, 2008 at 6:39 pm Leave a comment

Recommendations for Postexposure Interventions to Prevent Infection with Hepatitis B Virus, Hepatitis C Virus, or Human Immunodeficiency Virus, and Tetanus in Persons Wounded During Bombings and Other Mass-Casualty Events — United States, 2008

MMWR  Recommendations and Reports  August 1, 2008  V.57  N.RR-6  p.1-19

Recommendations of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)



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Lack of Effectiveness of Cellulose Sulfate Gel for the Prevention of Vaginal HIV Transmission

N Engl J of Medicine  July 31, 2008  V.359  N.5  p.463-472

Lut Van Damme, M.D., Roshini Govinden, Ph.D., Florence M. Mirembe, Ph.D., Fernand Guédou, M.D., Suniti Solomon, M.D., Marissa L. Becker, M.D., B.S. Pradeep, M.D., A.K. Krishnan, B.A., Michel Alary, M.D., Bina Pande, M.D., Gita Ramjee, Ph.D., Jennifer Deese, M.P.H., Tania Crucitti, M.S., Doug Taylor, Ph.D., for the CS Study Group



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The Epidemiology, Clinical Features, and Long-Term Prognosis of Japanese Encephalitis in Central Sarawak, Malaysia, 1997–2005

Clinical Infectious Diseases  15 August 2008  V.47  N.4  p.458–468


Mong How Ooi,1,2,3,4 Penny Lewthwaite,4 Boon Foo Lai,1 Anand Mohan,1 Daniela Clear,3 Lina Lim,1
Shekhar Krishnan,1 Teresa Preston,3 Chae Hee Chieng,1 Phaik Hooi Tio,2 See Chang Wong,1 Jane Cardosa,2 and Tom Solomon3,4

1Department of Paediatrics, Sibu Hospital, Sibu, and 2Institute of Health and Community Medicine, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak, Sarawak, Malaysia; and 3Division of Neurological Science, Walton Centre for Neurology and Neurosurgery, and 4Division of Medical Microbiology and Genitourinary Medicine, University of Liverpool, Liverpool, United Kingdom



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Collagen Deposition Limits Immune Reconstitution in the Gut

The Journal of Infectious Diseases  15 Aug  2008  V.198  N.4  p.456-464

Jacob Estes,2,a Jason V. Baker,1 Jason M. Brenchley,5 Alex Khoruts,1 Jacob L. Barthold,1 Anne Bantle,1
Cavan S. Reilly,3 Gregory J. Beilman,4 Mark E. George,4 Daniel C. Douek,5 Ashley T. Haase,2 and Timothy W. Schacker1

From the Departments of 1Medicine, 2Microbiology, 3Biostatistics, and 4Surgery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota; 5Human Immunology Section, Vaccine Research Center, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland


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Activities of Ceftobiprole, Linezolid, Vancomycin, and Daptomycin against Community-Associated and Hospital-Associated Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus

Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy  1 August 2008  V.52 N.8  p.2974-2976

Steven N. Leonard,1,3 Chrissy M. Cheung,1 and Michael J. Rybak1,2,3*

Anti-Infective Research Laboratory, Eugene Applebaum College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences,1 School of Medicine, Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan 48201,2 Detroit Receiving Hospital, Detroit, Michigan 482013


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First Molecular Characterization of Group B Streptococci with Reduced Penicillin Susceptibility

Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy  1 August 2008  V.52 N.8  p.2890-2897

Kouji Kimura,1 Satowa Suzuki,1 Jun-ichi Wachino,1 Hiroshi Kurokawa,1 Kunikazu Yamane,1 Naohiro Shibata,1 Noriyuki Nagano,1,2 Haru Kato,1 Keigo Shibayama,1 and Yoshichika Arakawa1*

Department of Bacterial Pathogenesis and Infection Control, National Institute of Infectious Disease, Tokyo, Japan,1 Medical Microbiology Laboratory, Funabashi Medical Center, Chiba, Japan2


July 28, 2008 at 10:59 am Leave a comment

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