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The prevalence of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus

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Cortazal M, Soule BM, Jarvis WR

Am J Infect Control 2006 Dec;34(10):613-5

PMID: 17161734

The prevalence of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus was last modified: December 1st, 2006 by Cortazal M, Soule BM, Jarvis WR… Read more
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Nationwide outbreak of red eye syndrome associated with transfusion of leukocyte-reduced red blood cell units

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OBJECTIVE: To characterize red eye reactions occurring within 24 hours after receipt of units of leukocyte-reduced red blood cells, determine their etiology, and investigate their potential link to transfusion.

METHODS: We conducted a survey of transfusion facilities nationwide to determine the scope and magnitude of the reactions; performed case-control and cohort studies among transfused patients at the facility where most reactions occurred; and performed animal experiments, using cellulose acetate derivatives extracted from leukocyte-reduction filters and filter precursors, to reproduce reactions.… Read more

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Control of nosocomial methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infection

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Muto CA, Vos MC, Jarvis WR, Farr BM

Clin. Infect. Dis. 2006 Aug;43(3):387-8

PMID: 16804860

Control of nosocomial methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infection was last modified: August 1st, 2006 by Muto CA, Vos MC, Jarvis WR, Farr BM… Read more
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Infectious diseases physicians’ preferences for continuing medical education on antimicrobial resistance and other general topics

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A 19-item survey instrument was designed and mailed by the Infectious Diseases Society of America to its membership to determine the media preferred by infectious diseases physicians for continuing medical education on general topics and on antimicrobial resistance. The objective of the survey was to offer the developers of educational programs knowledge on which to base more-effective ways to deliver educational materials to physicians in this specialty.… Read more

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Incidence of pediatric and neonatal intensive care unit-acquired infections

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OBJECTIVE: To compare the cumulative incidence of infections acquired in the pediatric intensive care unit (PICU) and neonatal intensive care unit (NICU).

DESIGN: Estimation of the cumulative incidence of infections with data obtained from the Pediatric Prevention Network (PPN) point-prevalence survey and observed rates from the National Nosocomial Infections Surveillance (NNIS) system.… Read more

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Pyrogenic reactions in hemodialysis patients, Hanoi, Vietnam

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Of 33,111 patients admitted to a large hospital in Vietnam from November 2000 through July 2001, a total of 303 were undergoing hemodialysis and had pyrogenic reactions (ie, fever and/or rigors). Ten case patients (3.3%) had documented bacteremia; pathogens were largely waterborne microorganisms.… Read more