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False-positive rifampicin resistance on Xpert® MTB/RIF: Case report and clinical implications
The World Health Organization had endorsed Xpert®MTB/RIF (Xpert) as the initial diagnostic for multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (TB) or TB suspects co-infected with the human immunodeficiency virus. We investigated an ...
Efficacy of tigecycline versus ceftriaxone plus metronidazole for the treatment of complicated intra-abdominal infections: Results from a randomized, controlled trial
Background: This randomized, open-label, multi-center trial compared tigecycline (TGC), a broad-spectrum glycylcycline, with ceftriaxone- metronidazole (CTX/MET) for the treatment of complicated intra-abdominal infections ...
Rise in rifampicin-monoresistant tuberculosis in Western Cape, South Africa
SETTING: Brewelskloof Hospital, Western Cape, South Africa. OBJECTIVES: To verify the perceived increase in rifampicin monoresistant tuberculosis (RMR-TB) in the Cape Winelands-Overberg region and to identify potential ...
Alcohol-induced psychotic disorder: brain perfusion and psychopathology--before and after anti-psychotic treatment.
Alcohol-induced psychotic disorder (AIPD) also known as alcohol hallucinosis is a rare complication of alcohol abuse. The pathogenesis and treatment of AIPD are still unclear. Few prospective treatment studies are available ...