January 2, 2013

Latest Article Alert from BMC Infectious Diseases

The latest articles from BMC Infectious Diseases, published between 02-Dec-2012 and 01-Jan-2013

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Case report
Severe falciparum malaria with dengue coinfection complicated by rhabdomyolysis and acute kidney injury: an unusual case with myoglobinemia, myoglobinuria but normal serum creatine kinase
Yong KP, Tan BH, Low CY
BMC Infectious Diseases 2012, 12:364 (20 December 2012)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2334/12/364/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2334-12-364.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/23256803

Case report
Actinomycetoma in SE Asia: the first case from Laos and a review of the literature
Rattanavong S, Vongthongchit S, Bounphamala K, Vongphakdy P, Gubler J, Mayxay M, Phetsouvanh R, Elliott I, Logan J, Hill R, Newton PN, Dance D
BMC Infectious Diseases 2012, 12:349 (12 December 2012)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2334/12/349/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2334-12-349.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/23234466

Case report
CXCL13 may improve diagnosis in early neuroborreliosis with atypical laboratory findings
Borde JP, Meier S, Fingerle V, Klier C, Hübner J, Kern WV
BMC Infectious Diseases 2012, 12:344 (10 December 2012)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2334/12/344/abstract
Full text http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2334/12/344
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PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/23228054

Case report
Acute monoarthritis in a delayed diagnosis of syphilis patient with persistent rupioid psoriasis-like lesions
Zhu K, Zhou Q, Han R, Cheng H
BMC Infectious Diseases 2012, 12:338 (6 December 2012)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2334/12/338/abstract
Full text http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2334/12/338
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PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/23216913

The prevalence of anal human papillomavirus among young HIV negative men who have sex with men
Zou H, Fairley C, Hocking J, Garland S, Grulich A, Chen M
BMC Infectious Diseases 2012, 12:341 (9 December 2012)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2334/12/341/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2334-12-341.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/23217024

Research article
Expatriates ill after travel:results from the Geosentinel Surveillance Network
Lim P, Han P, Chen LH, MacDonald S, Pandey P, Hale D, Schlagenhauf P, Loutan L, Wilder-Smith A, Davis XM, Freedman DO
BMC Infectious Diseases 2012, 12:386 (31 December 2012)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2334/12/386/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2334-12-386.pdf

Research article
Characteristics of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis in Namibia
Ricks PM, Mavhunga F, Modi S, Indongo R, Zezai A, Lambert LA, DeLuca N, Krashin JS, Nakashima AK, Holtz TH
BMC Infectious Diseases 2012, 12:385 (29 December 2012)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2334/12/385/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2334-12-385.pdf

Research article
Altered serum microRNAs as biomarkers for the early diagnosis of pulmonary tuberculosis infection
Qi Y, Cui L, Ge Y, Shi Z, Zhao K, Guo X, Yang D, Yu H, Cui L, Shan Y, Zhou M, Wang H, Lu Z
BMC Infectious Diseases 2012, 12:384 (28 December 2012)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2334/12/384/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2334-12-384.pdf

Research article
Merkel cell polyomavirus and trichodysplasia spinulosa-associated polyomavirus DNAs and antibodies in blood among the elderly
Sadeghi M, Aronen M, Chen T, Jartti L, Jartti T, Ruuskanen O, Söderlund-Venermo M, Hedman K
BMC Infectious Diseases 2012, 12:383 (28 December 2012)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2334/12/383/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2334-12-383.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/23270528

Research article
Genetic diversity and drug resistance among newly diagnosed and antiretroviral treatment-naive HIV-infected individuals in western Yunnan: a hot area of viral recombination in china
Chen M, Ma Y, Duan S, Xing H, Yao S, Su Y, Luo H, Yang L, Chen H, Fu L, Qu A, Ou C, Jia M, Lu L
BMC Infectious Diseases 2012, 12:382 (28 December 2012)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2334/12/382/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2334-12-382.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/23270497

Research article
Virologic versus immunologic monitoring and the rate of accumulated genotypic resistance to first-line antiretroviral drugs in Uganda
Reynolds SJ, Sendagire H, Newell K, Castelnuovo B, Nankya I, Kamya M, Quinn TC, Manabe YC, Kambugu A
BMC Infectious Diseases 2012, 12:381 (27 December 2012)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2334/12/381/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2334-12-381.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/23270482

Research article
Cytokine profile, proliferation and phosphorylation of ERK1/2 and Akt in circulating mononuclear cells from individuals during the chronic intestinal phase of Schistosomiasis mansoni infection
Oliveira-Prado R, Caldas IR, Teixeira-Carvalho A, Andrade MV, Fares RC, Portugal LM, Gazzinelli A, Corrêa-Oliveira R, Cunha-Melo JR
BMC Infectious Diseases 2012, 12:380 (27 December 2012)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2334/12/380/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2334-12-380.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/23270458

Research article
Negative effect of smoking on the performance of the QuantiFERON TB gold in tube test
Aabye MG, Hermansen TS, Ruhwald M, PrayGod G, Faurholt-Jepsen D, Jeremiah K, Faurholt-Jepsen M, Range N, Friis H, Changalucha J, Andersen AB, Ravn P
BMC Infectious Diseases 2012, 12:379 (27 December 2012)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2334/12/379/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2334-12-379.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/23270417

Research article
Hepatitis B Infection among high risk population: a seroepidemiological survey in Southwest of Iran
Khosravani A, Sarkari B, Negahban H, Sharifi A, Tori MA, Eilami O
BMC Infectious Diseases 2012, 12:378 (27 December 2012)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2334/12/378/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2334-12-378.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/23270391

Research article
The effectiveness of retreatment with peginterferon alfa and ribavirin in patients with chronic viral hepatitis C genotype 2 and 3: a prospective cohort study in Brazil
Artico S, Amaral KM, Gonçalves CB, Picon PD
BMC Infectious Diseases 2012, 12:377 (27 December 2012)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2334/12/377/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2334-12-377.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/23270376

Research article
A case--control study of risk factors for HIV-negative children with cryptococcal meningitis in Shi Jiazhuang, China
Guo J, Zhou J, Zhang S, Zhang X, Li J, Sun Y, Qi S
BMC Infectious Diseases 2012, 12:376 (26 December 2012)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2334/12/376/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2334-12-376.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/23267689

Research article
Additional risk factors for infection by multidrug-resistant pathogens in healthcare-associated infection: a large cohort study
Cardoso T, Ribeiro O, Aragão IC, Costa-Pereira A, Sarmento AE
BMC Infectious Diseases 2012, 12:375 (26 December 2012)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2334/12/375/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2334-12-375.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/23267668

Research article
Lack of evidence to support the association of a single IL28B genotype SNP rs12979860 with the HTLV-1 clinical outcomes and proviral load
Sanabani SS, Nukui Y, Pereira J, da Costa AC, de Oliveira AC, Pessôa R, Leal FE, Segurado AC, Kallas EG, Sabino EC
BMC Infectious Diseases 2012, 12:374 (23 December 2012)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2334/12/374/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2334-12-374.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/23259930

Research article
Epidemic of Klebsiella pneumoniae ST11 Clone Coproducing KPC-2 and 16S rRNA Methylase RmtB in a Chinese University Hospital
Li J, Sheng Z, Deng M, Bi S, Hu F, Miao H, Ji Z, Sheng J, Li L
BMC Infectious Diseases 2012, 12:373 (23 December 2012)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2334/12/373/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2334-12-373.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/23259910

Research article
Genetic diversity of Mycobacterium tuberculosis isolates from Beijing, China assessed by Spoligotyping, LSPs and VNTR profiles
Lu B, Zhao P, Liu B, Dong H, Yu Q, Zhao X, Wan K
BMC Infectious Diseases 2012, 12:372 (23 December 2012)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2334/12/372/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2334-12-372.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/23259861

Research article
Ciprofloxacin-resistant Escherichia coli in Central Greece: mechanisms of resistance and molecular identification
Mavroidi A, Miriagou V, Liakopoulos A, Tzelepi ¿, Stefos A, Dalekos GN, Petinaki E
BMC Infectious Diseases 2012, 12:371 (23 December 2012)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2334/12/371/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2334-12-371.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/23259844

Research article
Clostridium difficile 027 infection in Central Italy
Di Bella S, Paglia MG, Johnson E, Petrosillo N
BMC Infectious Diseases 2012, 12:370 (22 December 2012)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2334/12/370/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2334-12-370.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/23259814

Research article
Comparison between the BACTEC MGIT 960 system and the agar proportion method for susceptibility testing of multidrug resistant tuberculosis strains in a high burden setting of South Africa
Said HM, Kock MM, Ismail NA, Baba K, Omar SV, Osman AG, Hoosen AA, Ehlers MM
BMC Infectious Diseases 2012, 12:369 (22 December 2012)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2334/12/369/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2334-12-369.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/23259765

Research article
HIV-1 integrase resistance among antiretroviral treatment naive and experienced patients from Northwestern Poland
Parczewski M, Bander D, Urba¿ska A, Boro¿-Kaczmarska A
BMC Infectious Diseases 2012, 12:368 (21 December 2012)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2334/12/368/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2334-12-368.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/23259737

Research article
Prevalence of low-risk HPV types and genital warts in women born 1988/89 or 1983/84 -results of WOLVES, a population-based epidemiological study in Wolfsburg, Germany
Petry K, Luyten A, Justus A, Iftner A, Strehlke S, Schulze-Rath R, Iftner T
BMC Infectious Diseases 2012, 12:367 (21 December 2012)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2334/12/367/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2334-12-367.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/23259726

Research article
Association between early bacterial carriage and otitis media in Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal children in a semi-arid area of Western Australia: a cohort study
Sun W, Jacoby P, Riley TV, Bowman J, Leach AJ, Coates H, Weeks S, Cripps A, Lehmann D
BMC Infectious Diseases 2012, 12:366 (21 December 2012)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2334/12/366/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2334-12-366.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/23256870

Research article
Coronavirus infections in hospitalized pediatric patients with acute respiratory tract disease
Jev¿nik M, Ur¿i¿ T, ¿igon N, Lusa L, Krivec U, Petrovec M
BMC Infectious Diseases 2012, 12:365 (20 December 2012)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2334/12/365/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2334-12-365.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/23256846

Research article
Occurrence of AH1N1 viral infection and clinical features in symptomatic patients who received medical care during the 2009 influenza pandemic in Central Mexico
Castillo-Palencia JP, Laflamme L, Monárrez-Espino J
BMC Infectious Diseases 2012, 12:363 (20 December 2012)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2334/12/363/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2334-12-363.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/23256776

Research article
Associated factors for recommending HBV vaccination to children among Georgian health care workers
Butsashvili M, Kamkamidze G, Topuridze M, Morse D, Triner W, DeHovitz J, Nelson K, McNutt L
BMC Infectious Diseases 2012, 12:362 (20 December 2012)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2334/12/362/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2334-12-362.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/23256746

Research article
Correlation of anti-fungal susceptibility with clinical outcomes in patients with cryptococcal meningitis
Lee C, Chang T, Liu J, Chen F, Chien C, Tang Y, Lu C
BMC Infectious Diseases 2012, 12:361 (20 December 2012)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2334/12/361/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2334-12-361.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/23253817

Research article
QuantiFERON-TB gold in-tube implementation for latent tuberculosis diagnosis in a public health clinic: a cost-effectiveness analysis
Shah M, Miele K, Choi H, DiPietro D, Martins-Evora M, Marsiglia V, Dorman S
BMC Infectious Diseases 2012, 12:360 (19 December 2012)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2334/12/360/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2334-12-360.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/23253780

Research article
Maternofetal consequences of Coxiella burnetii infection in pregnancy: a case series of two outbreaks
Boden K, Brueckmann A, Wagner-Wiening C, Hermann B, Henning K, Junghanss T, Seidel T, Baier M, Straube E, Theegarten D
BMC Infectious Diseases 2012, 12:359 (19 December 2012)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2334/12/359/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2334-12-359.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/23249469

Research article
Effect of low-dose gaseous ozone on pathogenic bacteria
Fontes B, Cattani Heimbecker AM, de Souza Brito G, Costa SF, van der Heijden IM, Levin AS, Rasslan S
BMC Infectious Diseases 2012, 12:358 (18 December 2012)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2334/12/358/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2334-12-358.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/23249441

Research article
Efficacy of pegylated interferon alpha-2a AND alpha-2b in patients with genotype 1 chronic Hepatitis C: a meta-analysis
Coppola N, Pisaturo M, Tonziello G, Sagnelli C, Sagnelli E, Angelillo IF
BMC Infectious Diseases 2012, 12:357 (18 December 2012)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2334/12/357/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2334-12-357.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/23245594

Research article
Impact of Herpes simplex virus load and red blood cells in cerebrospinal fluid upon herpes simplex meningo-encephalitis outcome
Poissy J, Champenois K, Dewilde A, Melliez H, Georges H, Senneville E, Yazdanpanah Y
BMC Infectious Diseases 2012, 12:356 (18 December 2012)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2334/12/356/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2334-12-356.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/23245564

Research article
Diagnostic aid to rule out pneumonia in adults with cough and feeling of fever. A validation study in the primary care setting
Held U, Steurer-Stey C, Huber F, Dallafior S, Steurer J
BMC Infectious Diseases 2012, 12:355 (17 December 2012)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2334/12/355/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2334-12-355.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/23245504

Research article
Risk factors and clinical phenotypes of Beijing genotype strains in tuberculosis patients in China
Pang Y, Song Y, Xia H, Zhou Y, Zhao B, Zhao Y
BMC Infectious Diseases 2012, 12:354 (17 December 2012)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2334/12/354/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2334-12-354.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/23245430

Research article
A longitudinal evaluation of Treponema pallidum PCR testing in early syphilis
Shields M, Guy RJ, Jeoffreys NJ, Finlayson RJ, Donovan B
BMC Infectious Diseases 2012, 12:353 (17 December 2012)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2334/12/353/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2334-12-353.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/23241398

Research article
Prevalence of smear positive pulmonary tuberculosis among prisoners in North Gondar Zone Prison, northwest Ethiopia
Moges B, Amare B, Asfaw F, Tesfaye W, Tiruneh M, Belyhun Y, Mulu A, Kassu A
BMC Infectious Diseases 2012, 12:352 (15 December 2012)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2334/12/352/abstract
Full text http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2334/12/352
PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2334-12-352.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/23241368

Research article
The influence of carbapenem resistance on mortality in solid organ transplant recipients with Acinetobacter baumannii infection
Gouvêa EF, Martins IS, Halpern M, Ferreira AL, Basto ST, Gonçalves RT, Moreira BM, Santoro-Lopes G
BMC Infectious Diseases 2012, 12:351 (13 December 2012)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2334/12/351/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2334-12-351.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/23237530

Research article
Viral etiologies of lower respiratory tract infections among Egyptian children under five years of age
Shafik CF, Mohareb EW, Yassin AS, Amin MA, El Kholy A, El-Karaksy H, Youssef FG
BMC Infectious Diseases 2012, 12:350 (13 December 2012)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2334/12/350/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2334-12-350.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/23237512

Research article
Risk factors, microbiological findings and outcomes of necrotizing fasciitis in New Zealand: a retrospective chart review
Das DK, Baker MG, Venugopal K
BMC Infectious Diseases 2012, 12:348 (12 December 2012)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2334/12/348/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2334-12-348.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/23234429

Research article
Risk factors for secondary transmission of Shigella infection within households: implications for current prevention policy
Boveé L, Whelan J, Sonder GJ, van Dam AP, van den Hoek A
BMC Infectious Diseases 2012, 12:347 (12 December 2012)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2334/12/347/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2334-12-347.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/23234356

Research article
Awareness and knowledge of Human Papillomavirus (HPV) infection among high-risk men of Hispanic origin attending a Sexually Transmitted Infection (STI) clinic
Colón-López V, Ortiz AP, Del Toro-Mejías LM, García H, Clatts MC, Palefsky J
BMC Infectious Diseases 2012, 12:346 (12 December 2012)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2334/12/346/abstract
Full text http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2334/12/346
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PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/23231727

Research article
Household transmission of respiratory viruses -- assessment of viral, individual and household characteristics in a population study of healthy Australian adults
McCaw JM, Howard PF, Richmond PC, Nissen M, Sloots T, Lambert SB, Lai M, Greenberg M, Nolan T, McVernon J
BMC Infectious Diseases 2012, 12:345 (11 December 2012)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2334/12/345/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2334-12-345.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/23231698

Research article
Molecular typing and characterization of nasal carriage and community-onset infection methicillin-susceptible Staphylococcus aureus isolates in two Taiwan medical centers
Chen F, Siu L, Lin J, Wang C, Lu P
BMC Infectious Diseases 2012, 12:343 (10 December 2012)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2334/12/343/abstract
Full text http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2334/12/343
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PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/23228040

Research article
Adenosine A2A receptor activation reduces recurrence and mortality from Clostridium difficile infection in mice following vancomycin treatment
Li Y, Figler RA, Kolling G, Bracken TC, Rieger J, Stevenson RW, Linden J, Guerrant RL, Warren C
BMC Infectious Diseases 2012, 12:342 (10 December 2012)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2334/12/342/abstract
Full text http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2334/12/342
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PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/23217055

Research article
Induction of IFNalpha or IL-12 depends on differentiation of THP-1 cells in dengue infections without and with antibody enhancement
Chen R, Wang L, Cheng J, Yang KD
BMC Infectious Diseases 2012, 12:340 (8 December 2012)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2334/12/340/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2334-12-340.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/23216989

Research article
High background rates of positive tuberculosis-specific interferon-gamma release assays in a low prevalence region of UK: a surveillance study
Hinks TS, Varsani N, Godsiff DT, Bull TC, Nash KL, McLuckie L, Maule C, Flower T, Warley A
BMC Infectious Diseases 2012, 12:339 (6 December 2012)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2334/12/339/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2334-12-339.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/23216965

Research article
Seroprevalence of Toxoplasma gondii and associated risk factors among pregnant women in Jimma town, Southwestern Ethiopia
Zemene E, Yewhalaw D, Abera S, Belay T, Samuel A, Zeynudin A
BMC Infectious Diseases 2012, 12:337 (5 December 2012)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2334/12/337/abstract
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