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Rhodotorula species infections in humans: a systematic review.

Fungal infections by Rhodotorula species are increasingly reported in the literature and consist of bloodstream infections, especially in patients with central venous catheters (CVC), as well as central nervous system (CNS), ocular and other less frequent infections.


A New Scoring System to Predict Blood Stream Infections in Patients with Complicated Intra-Abdominal Infections: Experience from a Tertiary Referral Hospital in China.

This purpose of this study was to investigate the effects of blood stream infections (BSIs) on the prognosis of patients with complicated intra-abdominal infections (IAIs) and to make predictions based on patients' characteristics on admission.

mircoRNA-3162-3p is a potential biomarker to identify new infections in HIV-1-infected patients.

Identification of new HIV infections (HIV incidence) is critical for monitoring AIDS epidemic and assessing the effectiveness of intervention measures. However, current methods for distinguishing new infections from newly diagnosed HIV-1 patients are still imperfect. We explored utilizing miRNAs as biomarker to identify HIV new infections.


Characteristics and Outcome of Twenty-Nine Implant-Related Infections of the Hand and Fingers: Results from a Twelve-Year Observational Study.

Implant-related infections in hand surgery are dreaded complications, potentially leading to loss of finger joint function or amputation. Knowledge about the clinical presentation and treatment concepts of these infections is limited. The aim of this study is to present a consecutive series of patients with implant-related infections of the finger joints and wrist.

Clinical implications of asymptomatic Plasmodium falciparum infections in Malawi.

Asymptomatic Plasmodium falciparum infections are common in Malawi, however, the implications of these infections for the burden of malaria illness are unknown. Whether asymptomatic infections eventually progress to malaria illness, persist without causing symptoms, or clear spontaneously remains undetermined. We identified asymptomatic infections and evaluated the associations between persistent asymptomatic infections and malaria illness.

Invasive Bacterial Infections in Infants Younger Than 60 Days With Skin and Soft Tissue Infections.

The objective of this study was to describe the frequency of invasive bacterial infections (IBIs) in young infants with skin and soft tissue infections (SSTIs) and the impact of IBI evaluation on disposition, length of stay (LOS), and cost.

Genetic Diversity of Norovirus Infections, Co-Infections, and Undernutrition in Children from Brazilian Semiarid Region.

Norovirus (NoV) infections are known to have high morbidity and mortality rates and are a major health problem globally. However, the impact of NoV on child development is poorly understood.

Ses proteins as possible targets for vaccine development against Staphylococcus epidermidis infections.

The opportunistic pathogen Staphylococcus epidermidis is progressively involved in device-related infections. Since these infections involve biofilm formation, antibiotics are not effective. Conversely, a vaccine can be advantageous to prevent these infections. In view of vaccine development, predicted surface proteins were evaluated on their potential as a vaccine target.

The Burden of Serious Fungal Infections in Cameroon.

Fungal infections are frequent in Cameroon, and invasive fungal infections are sometimes detected, usually in HIV-infected patients. For these reasons, we have estimated the burden of fungal infections. Using published literature and population estimates for the at-risk group, we used deterministic modelling to derive national incidence and prevalence estimates for the most serious fungal diseases. HIV infection is common and an estimated 120,000 have CD4 counts

Neighbourhood child population density as a proxy measure for exposure to respiratory infections in the first year of life: A validation study.

Assessing exposure to infections in early childhood is of interest in many epidemiological investigations. Because exposure to infections is difficult to measure directly, epidemiological studies have used surrogate measures available from routine data such as birth order and population density. However, the association between population density and exposure to infections is unclear. We assessed whether neighbourhood child population density is associated with respiratory infections in infants.

Both localized and systemic bacterial infections are predicted by injection drug use: A prospective follow-up study in Swedish criminal justice clients.

Both skin and soft tissue infections (SSTI) and systemic bacterial infections are common in people who inject drugs (PWID), but data on incidence and risk factors are lacking. We compared registered diagnoses for such infections in Swedish criminal justice clients with regard to injecting drug use.

Early emergence of opportunistic infections after starting direct acting antiviral drugs in HIV/HCV coinfected patients.

Varicella-zoster virus and hepatitis B virus reactivations have been reported after starting interferon-free direct acting antiviral agent (DAA) combinations. HIV/HCV-coinfected patients could be a high-risk group for the reactivation of latent infections. Because of these, we report the occurrence of severe infections after starting DAA regimens in HIV/HCV-coinfected patients. Individuals included in the HEPAVIR-DAA (NCT02057003) cohort were selected if they had received all-oral DAA combinations. A retros...

Identifying patients with bacterial infections using a combination of C-reactive protein, procalcitonin, TRAIL and IP-10 in the emergency department: a prospective observational cohort study.

To effectively reduce the unnecessary use of broad spectrum antibiotics in the emergency department(ED), patients with bacterial infections need to be identified accurately. We investigated the diagnostic value of a combination of biomarkers for bacterial infections CRP and PCT, together with biomarkers for viral infections, TRAIL and IP-10, in identifying suspected and confirmed bacterial infections in a general ED population with fever.

Does Nasal Carriage of Staphylococcus Aureus Increase the Risk of Post-Operative Infections after Elective Spine Surgery: Do Most Infections Occur in Carriers?

Wound infections following adult spinal deformity surgery place a high toll on patients, providers, and the healthcare system. Staphylococcus aureus is a common cause of postoperative wound infections, and nasal colonization by this organism may be an important factor development of surgical site infections (SSI's). The aim is to investigate whether post-operative surgical site infections after elective spine surgery occur at a higher rate in patients with Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus (MRSA) ...

Helminthic Infections of the Central Nervous System.

This article discusses select helminthic parasitic infections that may affect the central nervous system and reviews the epidemiology, neurologic presentation, recommended diagnostic testing, and treatment approach to these infections.

Rare Orbital Infections ~ State of the Art ~ Part II.

Infections of the orbit and periorbita are relatively frequent. Identifying unusual organisms is crucial because they can cause severe local and systemic morbidity, despite their rarity. Opportunistic infections of the orbit should be considered mainly in debilitated or immunocompromised patients. The key to successful management includes a high index of suspicion, prompt diagnosis, and addressing the underlying systemic disease. This review summarizes unusual infectious processes of the orbit, including my...

Aberrant and accidental trichomonad flagellate infections: rare or underdiagnosed?

The clinical significance and frequency of human infections with trichomonad flagellates in aberrant locations (locations other than the predilection sites) and accidental infections (infections with non-human trichomonads) are unclear. The total number of case reports in the literature is low, with the identification of the infection largely the outcome of investigations for the cause of clinical signs. At least seven species have been identified in either aberrant or accidental infections, with these infe...

Current Concepts for the Treatment of Skin and Soft Tissue Infections in Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery.

Skin and soft tissue infections include the skin as well as fascia, muscles, ligaments, tendons, synovial membranes, fat, blood vessels, nerves, and fibrous tissues. They range from superficial infections to deep infections with a necrotizing clinical course. These infections can promptly progress with severe systemic complications, requiring rapid management, and proper surgical and medical treatment. This manuscript provides recommendations based on current practice guidelines for diagnosis and treatment ...

Microbiological and clinical characteristics of Group B Streptococcus isolates causing materno-neonatal infections: high prevalence of CC17/PI-1 and PI-2b sublineage in neonatal infections.

Group B Streptococcus (GBS) is one of the major pathogens in severe materno-neonatal infections. We aimed to describe the clinical and molecular characteristics of GBS isolates causing infections in 45 maternal and 50 neonatal subjects, collected from eight healthcare centres in mainland China over the period 2010- 2017.

Significance of HBV NAT Among HBs Antigen-Negative Blood Donors in Saudi Arabia.

Bloodborne hepatitis B virus (HBV) transmission from asymptomatic donors with acute HBV infections who have undetectable surface antigen of HBV (HBsAg), or from donors with chronic infections in whom serological markers were not detected, could cause residual infections leading to relevant transfusion-transmitted infections (RTTIs). HBV nucleic acid testing (NAT) can detect HBV DNA in the HBsAg-negative and total hepatitis B core antibody (anti-HBc)-negative window period of infection and in chronic cases.

Severe Infections in Critically Ill Solid Organ Transplant Patients.

Severe infections are among the most common causes of death in immunocompromised patients admitted to the intensive care unit. The epidemiology, diagnosis, and treatment of these infections has evolved in the last decade.

A Case-Control Study in Primary Care Settings on the Roles of Dermatoscopy in Infectious Diseases Affecting the Skin, Part 1: Viral and Bacterial Infections.

We aimed to investigate roles of dermatoscopy in skin infections, with Part 1 of our report covering viral and bacterial infections. A case-control study was conducted on the medical records of all patients with skin infections who had had dermatoscopy performed over a period of 3 months. Our control participants were all patients with skin infections in two 3-month periods, and sex-pair-matched patients with the same infections, who had not undergone dermatoscopy. Records of 523 study subjects were analyze...

Dermatological infections in organ transplant recipients:a retrospective study on 222 patients.

the prolonged duration of therapies suppressing the cellular immunity to maintain an adequate graft function is responsible for the susceptibility of the organ transplant recipients (OTR) to infections and cancers . Contrary to solid tumors and lymphoproliferative disorders in OTR, that have enjoyed a large literature, cutaneous infections have been so far neglected. To investigate frequency and type of dermatological infections and to evaluate their possible association with immunosuppressive therapies, Th...

Pathogen Clearance and New Respiratory Tract Infections Among Febrile Children in Zanzibar Investigated With Multitargeting Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction on Paired Nasopharyngeal Swab Samples.

New molecular methods have revealed frequent and often polymicrobial respiratory infections in children in low-income settings. It is not known whether presence of multiple pathogens is due to prolonged infections or to frequent exposure. The aim of this study was to analyze short-term pathogen clearance from nasopharynx and the rate of new respiratory tract infections in febrile preschool children.

Decline of HPV infections in Scandinavian cervical screening populations after introduction of HPV vaccination programs.

To monitor the changes in prevalence of human papillomavirus (HPV) infections in women


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