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Nonperinatal nosocomial transmission of Candida albicans in a neonatal intensive care unit: prospective study

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Nosocomial Candida albicans infections have become a major cause of morbidity and mortality in neonates in neonatal intensive care units (NICUs). To determine the possible modes of acquisition of C. albicans in hospitalized neonates, we conducted a prospective study at Grady Memorial Hospital, Atlanta, Ga.… Read more

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Epidemiology, appropriateness, and cost of vancomycin use

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Pharmaceutical costs, which approach $40 billion annually, account for about 8% of health care costs. Prescription drugs represent 5% to 20% of the total hospital budget, and antimicrobials account for 20% to 50% of hospital pharmaceutical costs. At one university hospital, the percentage of patients receiving antimicrobials increased from 31.8% in 1988 to 53.1% in 1994.… Read more

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Xenotransplantation: Is the future upon us?

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Pearson ML, Jarvis WR, Folks TM, Chapman LE

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 1998 May;19(5):305-7

PMID: 9613689

Xenotransplantation: Is the future upon us? was last modified: May 1st, 1998 by Pearson ML, Jarvis WR, Folks TM, Chapman LE… Read more