Screening for triazole resistance in clinically significant Aspergillus species; report from Pakistan
ConclusionTriazole resistance could not be detected amongst clinicalAspergillus isolates from the South of Pakistan. However, environmental strains remain to be tested for a holistic assessment of the situation. This study will set precedence for future periodic antifungal resistance surveillance in our region onAspergillus isolates.
Publication date: Available online 11 July 2020Source: Journal of Global Antimicrobial ResistanceAuthor(s): Yining Wang, Jianhua Zhou, Xuerui Li, Lina Ma, Xiaoan Cao, Wen Hu, Lu Zhao, Wenxian Jing, Xi Lan, Youquan Li, Xiaowei Gong, Qiwei Chen, Laszlo Stipkvits, Susan Szathmary, Kazimierz Tarasiuk, Zygmunt Pejsak, Yongsheng Liu
Publication date: Available online 11 July 2020Source: Journal of Global Antimicrobial ResistanceAuthor(s): Claudine Fournier, Marta Aires de Sousa, Begoña Fuster Escriva, Leila Sale, Patrice Nordmann, Laurent Poirel
Publication date: Available online 11 July 2020Source: Journal of Global Antimicrobial ResistanceAuthor(s): Ermira Tartari, Joost Hopman, Benedetta Allegranzi, Bin Gao, Andreas Widmer, Vincent Chi-Chung Cheng, Shuk Ching Wong, Kalisvar Marimuthu, Folasade Ogunsola, Andreas Voss, on behalf of the International Society of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy Infection Prevention Control Working Group, (ISAC-IPC)
Publication date: September 2020Source: Journal of Global Antimicrobial Resistance, Volume 22Author(s): Shweta Singh, Zeeshan Fatima, Saif Hameed
Publication date: September 2020Source: Journal of Global Antimicrobial Resistance, Volume 22Author(s): Vasant Nagvekar, Sheetal Sawant, Supriya Amey
Authors: Khamis F, Al Rashidi B, Al-Zakwani I, Al Wahaibi AH, Al Awaidy ST Abstract Objectives: We sought to identify the epidemiological characteristics of the first case series of patients with COVID-19 in Oman. Methods: We included national surveillance data of patients with laboratory-confirmed COVID-19 from 24 February to 17 April 2020. Analyses were performed using descriptive and univariate statistics. Results: Of the 1304 patients studied, the mean age was 37.0±13.0 years old, 80.3% were males, and 35.8% were Omanis. The other mostly affected nationalities were Indian (29.1%), Bangladeshi (20...
Conclusions: Negative ICS beliefs are associated with higher number of oral steroid courses. The association between CAM endorsement and asthma control is varied, but mostly in favor of improved control. Financial difficulties may make CAM use more likely. PMID: 32646322 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Publication date: Available online 10 July 2020Source: African Journal of Emergency MedicineAuthor(s): Tabitha Nadishani Meyer, Gareth Dudley Meyer, Hans Jurgen Hendriks
Publication date: September 2020Source: Molecular Immunology, Volume 125Author(s): David Ortega-Tirado, Esmeralda Ivonne Niño-Padilla, Aldo A. Arvizu-Flores, Carlos Velazquez, Clara Espitia, Carmen J. Serrano, José Antonio Enciso-Moreno, Adriana Sumoza-Toledo, Adriana Garibay-Escobar
Authors: Multani PK, Modi R, Basu S Abstract PURPOSE: To investigate recurrence patterns following anti-tubercular therapy (ATT) in different anatomical presentations of ocular tuberculosis (OTB). METHODS: Retrospective analysis of clinically diagnosed OTB patients divided anatomically into groups A (anterior + intermediate uveitis) and B (posterior + panuveitis). Recurrence was defined as reappearance of intraocular inflammation in a quiescent eye following completion of at least 6-months ATT. Anatomical sites of recurrence were compared to that of presentation. RESULTS: No significant difference in post-A...