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  1. Mucormycosis (or zygomycosis) is the term for infection caused by fungi of the order Mucorales. Mucoraceae may produce severe disease in susceptible individuals, notably patients with diabetes and leukemia. Rhin...

    Authors: Atahan A Çagatay, Serkan S Öncü, Semra S Çalangu, Taner T Yildirmak, Halit H Özsüt and Haluk H Eraksoy

    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2001 1:22

    Content type: Case report

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  2. The prevalence of infections by Mycobacterium tuberculosis and non-tuberculous Mycobacterium species in the HIV-infected patient population in Colombia was uncertain despite some pilot studies. We determined the ...

    Authors: Martha I Murcia-Aranguren, Jorge E Gómez-Marin, Fernando S Alvarado, José G Bustillo, Ellen de Mendivelson, Bertha Gómez, Clara I León, William A Triana, Erwing A Vargas and Edgar Rodríguez

    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2001 1:21

    Content type: Research article

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  3. Many case reports of acute pancreatitis have been reported but, up to now, pancreatic abnormalities during acute gastroenteritis have not been studied prospectively.

    Authors: Giulia Tositti, Paolo Fabris, Eleonor Barnes, Francesca Furlan, Marzia Franzetti, Clara Stecca, Elena Pignattari, Valeria Pesavento and Fausto de Lalla

    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2001 1:18

    Content type: Research article

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  4. Cellulose acetate phthalate (CAP), a pharmaceutical excipient used for enteric film coating of capsules and tablets, was shown to inhibit infection by the human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1) and severa...

    Authors: A Robert Neurath, Nathan Strick, Yun-Yao Li and Asim K Debnath

    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2001 1:17

    Content type: Research article

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  5. Due to the growing number of outbreaks of infection in hospital nurseries, it becomes essential to set up a sanitation program that indicates that the appropriate chemical agent was chosen for application in t...

    Authors: Thereza Christina Vessoni Penna, Priscila Gava Mazzola and Alzira Maria Silva Martins

    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2001 1:16

    Content type: Research article

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  6. Cytomegalovirus (CMV) pneumonitis has been shown to be associated with lymphocytic alveolitis after lung transplantation. In the present study, we investigated a series of bronchoalveolar (BAL) and blood sampl...

    Authors: François Stéphan, Jean-François Bernaudin, Danielle Cesari, Anne Fajac, Dominique Grenet, Isabelle Caubarrere and Marc Stern

    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2001 1:15

    Content type: Research article

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  7. Echoviruses are the commonest cause of aseptic meningitis. Echovirus type 13 which has not been isolated in Germany over a long period of time was the predominant enterovirus serotype associated with different...

    Authors: Sabine Diedrich and Eckart Schreier

    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2001 1:14

    Content type: Research article

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  8. The association of Chlamydia pneumoniae with atherosclerosis is controversial. We investigated the presence of C. pneumoniae and other Chlamydia spp. in atheromatous carotid artery tissue.

    Authors: Grace M Ong, Peter V Coyle, Aires AB Barros D'Sa, W Glenn McCluggage, W Paul Duprex, Hugh J O'Neill, Dorothy E Wyatt, Kathleen B Bamford, Barney O'Loughlin and Conall McCaughey

    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2001 1:12

    Content type: Research article

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  9. Nested nucleic acid amplification tests are often thought too sensitive or prone to generatingfalse positive results for routine use. The current study investigated the specificity and clinicalutility of a rou...

    Authors: Peter V Coyle, Hugh J O'Neill, Conall McCaughey, Dorothy E Wyatt and Michael O McBride

    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2001 1:11

    Content type: Research article

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  10. Plasmodium falciparum malaria, is a major health problem in forested tribal belt of central India. Rapid and accurate methods are needed for the diagnosis of P. falciparum. We performed a blinded evaluation of t...

    Authors: Neeru Singh and Manmohan Shukla

    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2001 1:10

    Content type: Research article

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  11. HIV-I can be transmitted by intravenous inoculation of contaminated blood or blood product or sexually through mucosal surfaces. Here we performed a pilot study in the SIVmac251 macaque model to address whether t...

    Authors: Liljana Stevceva, Elzbieta Tryniszewska, Zdenek Hel, Janos Nacsa, Brian Kelsall, Robyn Washington Parks and Genoveffa Franchini

    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2001 1:9

    Content type: Research article

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  12. Transmission of hepatitis C vims (HCV) is strongly associated with use of contaminated blood products and injection drugs. Other "non-parental" modes of transmission including sexual activity have been increas...

    Authors: Leland J Yee, Heidi L Weiss, Rebecca G Langner, Jorge Herrera, Richard A Kaslow and Dirk J van Leeuwen

    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2001 1:8

    Content type: Research article

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  13. This retrospective chart review describes the epidemiology and clinical features of 40 patients with culture-proven Mycoplasma pneumoniae infections at King Abdulaziz University Hospital, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.

    Authors: Tariq A Madani and Aisha A Al-Ghamdi

    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2001 1:6

    Content type: Research article

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  14. Pyrazinamide (PZA) is among the first-line drugs for the treatment of tuberculosis. In vitro, it kills semidormant mycobacteria only at low pH. The purpose of this study was to compare PZA resistance with pyra...

    Authors: Soon Kew Park, Jung Yoo Lee, Chulhun Ludgerus Chang, Min Ki Lee, Han Chul Son, Cheol Min Kim, Hyun Jung Jang, Hee Kyung Park and Seok Hoon Jeong

    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2001 1:4

    Content type: Research article

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  15. CMV is a major clinical problem in transplant recipients. Thus, it is important to use sensitive and specific diagnostic techniques to rapidly and accurately detect CMV infection and identify patients at risk ...

    Authors: Maria Luís Amorim, José Manuel Cabeda, Rui Seca, Ana Constança Mendes, Ana Paula Castro and José Manuel Amorim

    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2001 1:2

    Content type: Methodology article

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