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15:00 EDT 16th April 2014 | BioPortfolio

Original Source: Community - Associated Extended-spectrum Beta-lactamases (ESBL)

The purpose of this study is to review patients with E. coli infections at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) from September 1, 2006 to August 31, 2007 to determine if these infections have arisen in the community rather than in hospitals or nursing homes. The occurrence of such resistant isolates could be devastating if they were associated with bloodstream infection, such as sometimes accompanies a urinary tract infection, since antibiotic resistant E. coli is...

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Contamination of Hospital Environment with ESBL-E is Inversely Associated with Carbapenem Exposure

The role of the hospital environment in transmission of ESBL-Klebsiella pneumoniae (ESBL-KP) and ESBL-Escherichia coli (ESBL-EC) is poorly defined. Recent data however suggest that in the hospital set...

Infections Due to ESBL-Producing Bacteria are Increasing, Study Finds

Community-associated infections caused by extended-spectrum beta-lactamase (ESBL) producing bacteria are a growing concern. Kassakian and Mermel (2014) conducted a retrospective cohort study of clinic...

Test to Detect ESBL Bacteria Shows Promise

A rapid biochemical test that detects ESBL-producing Enterobacteriaceae with 100% accuracy should soon be ready for clinical use. Medscape Medical News

What are the signs and symptoms of atrial fibrillation?

Atrial fibrillation is a common heart disorder. Find out more about the signs and symptoms of this heart rhythm problem.

How to Keep an Eye Out for Signs of Alzheimer's During the Holidays

There is more family time spent during the holiday than during any other time of the year. Also, many times, if you have gone without seeing a loved one for several months, it can be easier to notice...

Quest to uncover early signs of cardiovascular disease

A new study is hoping to reveal the early signs of cardiovascular disease (CVD) in order to create drugs to treat the condition before symptoms have developed.

Health Tip: Learn the Signs of Whooping Cough

-- Whooping cough (pertussis) is a viral infection that can cause serious complications in children under age 1. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says signs of the infection include...

Urgent care staff must be alert to atypical signs of life-threatening meningococcal septicaemia

Nurses working in emergency care environments must be trained to recognise the atypical signs and symptoms of meningococcal septicaemia.A case study, published in Emergency Nurse, reveals how easy it...

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Mothers' reports on systemic signs and symptoms associated with teething.

The purpose of this study was to compare mothers' actual observations of signs and symptoms associated with the eruption of primary incisors in their infants with their own recollections of the same p...

Frequency of gastrointestinal signs and symptoms of dengue. Analysis of a cohort of 1484 patients.

Dengue is characterized by fever, headache, arthralgia and myalgia. The presence of gastrointestinal signs and symptoms (GISS) is considered a sign of alarm in dengue; however, little information exis...

Characterization of integrons among Escherichia coli in a region at high incidence of ESBL-EC.

Objective : The aim of study was to investigate the distribution of the integrons in Escherichia coli (E. coli) isolates, and analyze the possible relationship between the antimicrobial resistance pro...

Specific visual symptoms and signs of meares-irlen syndrome in korean.

To discriminate the visual symptoms and signs of Meares-Irlen syndrome (MIS) and nonspecific dyslexia from other ophthalmologic diseases (NODs).

Phenotypic characterization of ESBL producing Enterobacter cloacae among children.

Objective: The emergence of ESBL producing Enterobacter cloacae in clinical isolates is posing a serious threat for treating nosocomial infections. The aim of the study was to determine the frequency...

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