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The intent of this protocol is to salvage human-related material that is normally destined for destruction, so it can be used in infection-related scientific studies.
This clinical material can be studied in order to better understand the molecular, cellular, or ecological components of the infected or potentially infected tissue or device. These studies may be able to provide important insights into the keys of chronic infections, complex infections, medical biofilms, pathogen ecology, and healing.
Observational Model: Cohort, Time Perspective: Prospective
Southwest Regional Wound Care Center
Southwest Regional Wound Care Center
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-07-23T21:20:07-0400
Current projects study veteran patients with chronic ulcers and MRSA colonization and infection, patients with imipenem-resistant P. aeruginosa colonization and infection, the relationship...
This retrospective study aims to improve the diagnosis of PJI as well as to identify microorganisms causing periprosthetic joint infection (PJI) and the drug-resistant spectrum
This is a protocol designed to provide HAART to subjects with acute HIV infection who are enrolled in SEARCH 010 study (protocol title: Establish and characterize an acute HIV infection co...
The purpose of this study is to identify and provide immediate antiretroviral therapy to a cohort of HIV-infected individuals with "hyperacute" infection (estimated date of HIV infection w...
Recently human papillomavirus (HPV) has been recognized to cause some oropharyngeal (tonsil) cancer. But very little is known about oral HPV infection and risk factors. This study will eva...
Out of several phases of HBV infection, the least understood phase is occult hepatitis virus infection. The paucity of data due to non-availability of biological tissues and the prerequisite of ultra-...
Neutropenia increases the risk of infection, but it is unknown if this also applies to lymphopenia. We therefore tested the hypotheses that lymphopenia is associated with increased risk of infection a...
Hepatitis C virus (HCV) is a single-stranded RNA (ribonucleic acid) virus that has the potential to cause inflammation of the liver. The traditional definition of acute HCV infection is the first six ...
The 2015 APIC MegaSurvey was completed by 4,078 members to assess infection prevention practices. This study's purpose was to examine MegaSurvey results to relate infection preventionist (IP) certific...
HIV-associated motor neuron disease (MND), or amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS)-like syndrome associated with HIV infection, is a rare manifestation of HIV infection. HIV-associated MND has only bee...
Infection by a variety of fungi, usually through four possible mechanisms: superficial infection producing conjunctivitis, keratitis, or lacrimal obstruction; extension of infection from neighboring structures - skin, paranasal sinuses, nasopharynx; direct introduction during surgery or accidental penetrating trauma; or via the blood or lymphatic routes in patients with underlying mycoses.
A nontuberculous infection when occurring in humans. It is characterized by pulmonary disease, lymphadenitis in children, and systemic disease in AIDS patients. Mycobacterium avium-intracellulare infection of birds and swine results in tuberculosis.
Infection involving the tissues or organs in the PELVIS.
Infection in humans and animals caused by fungi in the class Zygomycetes. It includes MUCORMYCOSIS and entomophthoramycosis. The latter is a tropical infection of subcutaneous tissue or paranasal sinuses caused by fungi in the order Entomophthorales. Phycomycosis, closely related to zygomycosis, describes infection with members of Phycomycetes, an obsolete classification.
An infection at a specific location that may spread to another region of the body.
Antiretroviral Therapy Clostridium Difficile Ebola HIV & AIDS Infectious Diseases Influenza Malaria Measles Sepsis Swine Flu Tropical Medicine Tuberculosis Infectious diseases are caused by pathogenic...
Anything that breaks the skin is a wound because when the skin is broken, there's a risk of germs getting into the body and causing an infection. Follow and track Wound Care News on BioPortfolio: Wound Car...