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Disinfection Caps Reduce Central-Line Bloodstream Infections Medscape

Clin Microbiol Infect. 2014 Jun 2. doi: 10.1111/1469-0691.12703. [Epub ahead of print] Impact of Prompt Catheter Withdrawal and Adequate Antimicrobial Therapy on the Prognosis of Hospital-Acquired Parenteral Nutrition Catheter-Related Bacteraemia.

Everyone Benefits When Hospital Workers Get Flu Shots

Hepatitis E Virus Reinfections in Solid-Organ- Transplant Recipients Can Evolve Into Chronic Infections

Herpes Infected Humans Before They Were Human

More States Report Cases of Mosquito-Borne Chikungunya Virus

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Infections With the Tick-Borne Bacterium “Candidatus Neoehrlichia mikurensis” Mimic Noninfectious Conditions in Patients With B Cell Malignancies or Autoimmune Diseases

Biologic Therapies in Rheumatoid Arthritis and the Risk of Opportunistic Infections: A Meta-analysis

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High doses of daptomycin (10 mg/kg/d) plus rifampin for the treatment of staphylococcal prosthetic joint infection managed with implant retention: A comparative study

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Effect of Vancomycin Minimal Inhibitory Concentration on the Outcome of Methicillin- Susceptible Staphylococcus aureus Endocarditis

Heart Lung Circ. 2014 Jul;23(7):625-7. doi: 10.1016/j.hlc.2014.01.015. Epub 2014 Feb 6. Characteristics and Outcomes for Right Heart Endocarditis: Six-year Cohort Study.

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The counterfeit anti-malarial is a crime against humanity: a systematic review of the scientific evidence Malaria Journal 2014, 13:209