Molecular Characterization of Uropathogenic Escherichia coli Reveals Emergence of Drug Resistant O15, O22 and O25 Serogroups.

Conclusions: Due to high rates of resistance, strategies using empirical therapy of second-generation cephalosporins and fluoroquinolones should be reconsidered in this population. PMID: 31717981 [PubMed - in process]
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Authors: Shen X, Gao H, Chen Q, Cai R, Lyu Q, Wang Y, Wang L, Kuang Y Abstract BACKGROUND There is little research on whether normoresponsive patients who produced poor-quality embryos once verses those who produced poor-quality embryos twice when using a single COH protocol should change to a different controlled ovarian hyperstimulation (COH) protocol. MATERIAL AND METHODS In this retrospective study, we enrolled 108 patients with 1 PPOS failure who chose to continue receiving the progestin-primed ovarian stimulation (PPOS) protocol (n=61) versus those who decided to switch to the modified ultra-long protocol (n=...
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ConclusionsThe therapeutic effects of SVCP on treating UTIs might result from the up-regulation of innate immunity in the kidney. SVCP can be used as an alternative therapeutic agent for UTIs.Graphical abstract
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Springfield Smoked Fish of Springfield, MA is expanding their voluntary recall of smoked fish products because they have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, an organism which can cause serious infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Although healthy individuals may suffer only short-term symptoms such as high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea, Listeria infection can cause miscarriages and stillbirths among pregnant women.
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