Needlestick injuries at a tertiary teaching hospital in Singapore
Research ArticlesM. SENG, G. K. J. SNG, X. ZHAO, I. VENKATACHALAM, S. SALMON, D. FISHER,Epidemiology& Infection,Volume 144 Issue 12, pp 2546-2551Abstract (Source: Epidemiology and Infection)
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A multifactorial regression analysis of the features of community-acquired rotavirus requiring hospitalization in Spain as represented in the Minimum Basic Data Set
Research ArticlesO. REDONDO-GONZ ÁLEZ, J. M. TENÍAS-BURILLO,Epidemiology& Infection,Volume 144 Issue 12, pp 2509-2516Abstract (Source: Epidemiology and Infection)
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Spatio-temporal modelling of foot-and-mouth disease outbreaks
Research ArticlesC. MALESIOS, N. DEMIRIS, P. KOSTOULAS, K. DADOUSIS, T. KOUTROUMANIDIS, Z. ABAS,Epidemiology& Infection,Volume 144 Issue 12, pp 2485-2493Abstract (Source: Epidemiology and Infection)
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Temporal association between the influenza virus and respiratory syncytial virus (RSV): RSV as a predictor of seasonal influenza
Research ArticlesA. M ÍGUEZ, A. IFTIMI, F. MONTES,Epidemiology& Infection,Volume 144 Issue 12, pp 2621-2632Abstract (Source: Epidemiology and Infection)
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Salivary IgA against sporozoite-specific embryogenesis-related protein (TgERP) in the study of horizontally transmitted toxoplasmosis via T. gondii oocysts in endemic settings
Research ArticlesB. M. MANGIAVACCHI, F. P. VIEIRA, L. M. G. BAHIA-OLIVEIRA, D. HILL,Epidemiology& Infection,Volume 144 Issue 12, pp 2568-2577Abstract (Source: Epidemiology and Infection)
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Chlamydia prevalence in Polish pig herds
Research ArticlesK. RYPU ŁA, A. KUMALA, K. PŁONECZKA-JANECZKO, E. KARUGA-KUŹNIEWSKA, K. DUDEK, P. CHORBIŃSKI,Epidemiology& Infection,Volume 144 Issue 12, pp 2578-2586Abstract (Source: Epidemiology and Infection)
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Vancomycin-resistant enterococci with reduced daptomycin susceptibility in Singapore: prevalence and associated factors
Research ArticlesA. CHOW, N. N. WIN, P. Y. NG, W. LEE, M. K. WIN,Epidemiology& Infection,Volume 144 Issue 12, pp 2540-2545Abstract (Source: Epidemiology and Infection)
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Adjusting for calendar time in a TND influenza study
LetterJOZEF J. P. NAUTA,Epidemiology& Infection,Volume 144 Issue 12, pp 2689-2690Abstract (Source: Epidemiology and Infection)
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Assessment of antibodies against surface and outer membrane proteins of Anaplasma phagocytophilum in Lyme borreliosis and tick-borne encephalitis paediatric patients
Research ArticlesL. KRBKOV Á, L. HOMOLA, A. HLAVÁČOVÁ, P. MIKOLÁŠEK, J. BEDNÁŘOVÁ, Z. ČERMÁKOVÁ,Epidemiology& Infection,Volume 144 Issue 12, pp 2597-2604Abstract (Source: Epidemiology and Infection)
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Higher organism load associated with failure of azithromycin to treat rectal chlamydia
Research ArticlesF. Y. S. KONG, S. N. TABRIZI, C. K. FAIRLEY, S. PHILLIPS, G. FEHLER, M. LAW, L. A. VODSTRCIL, M. CHEN, C. S. BRADSHAW, J. S. HOCKING,Epidemiology& Infection,Volume 144 Issue 12, pp 2587-2596Abstract (Source: Epidemiology and Infection)
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Serotype-specific differences in short- and longer-term mortality following invasive pneumococcal disease
Research ArticlesG. J. HUGHES, L. B. WRIGHT, K. E. CHAPMAN, D. WILSON, R. GORTON,Epidemiology& Infection,Volume 144 Issue 12, pp 2654-2669Abstract (Source: Epidemiology and Infection)
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Improving hand hygiene compliance in child daycare centres: a randomized controlled trial
Research ArticlesT. P. ZOMER, V. ERASMUS, C. W. LOOMAN, E. F. VAN BEECK, A. TJON-A-TSIEN, J. H. RICHARDUS, H. A. C. M. VOETEN,Epidemiology& Infection,Volume 144 Issue 12, pp 2552-2560Abstract (Source: Epidemiology and Infection)
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Increasing incidence of Clostridium difficile infections: results from a 5-year retrospective study in a large teaching hospital in the Italian region with the oldest population
Research ArticlesC. ALICINO, D. R. GIACOBBE, P. DURANDO, D. BELLINA, A. M. DI BELLA, C. PAGANINO, V. DEL BONO, C. VISCOLI, G. ICARDI, A. ORSI,Epidemiology& Infection,Volume 144 Issue 12, pp 2517-2526Abstract (Source: Epidemiology and Infection)
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Characteristics of child daycare centres associated with clustering of major enteropathogens
Research ArticlesR. PIJNACKER, L. MUGHINI-GRAS, H. VENNEMA, R. ENSERINK, C. C. VAN DEN WIJNGAARD, T. KORTBEEK, W. VAN PELT,Epidemiology& Infection,Volume 144 Issue 12, pp 2527-2539Abstract (Source: Epidemiology and Infection)
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Analysis of measles-related hospitalizations in Tuscany from 2000 to 2014
Research ArticlesE. BERTI, S. SOLLAI, E. ORLANDINI, L. GALLI, M. DE MARTINO, E. CHIAPPINI,Epidemiology& Infection,Volume 144 Issue 12, pp 2605-2612Abstract (Source: Epidemiology and Infection)
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Acute rhinosinusitis and intraorbital abscess caused by Citrobacter koseri infection
LetterA. LOVATO, C. DE FILIPPIS,Epidemiology& Infection,Volume 144 Issue 12, pp 2670-2671Abstract (Source: Epidemiology and Infection)
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Clinical and immunological analysis of measles patients admitted to a Beijing hospital in 2014 during an outbreak in China
Research ArticlesB. TU, J.-J. ZHAO, Y. HU, J.-L. FU, H-H. HUANG, Y.-X. XIE, X. ZHANG, L. SHI, P. ZHAO, X.-W. ZHANG, D. WU, Z. XU, Z.-P. ZHOU, E.-Q. QIN, F.-S. WANG,Epidemiology& Infection,Volume 144 Issue 12, pp 2613-2620Abstract (Source: Epidemiology and Infection)
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Quantified degree of poultry exposure differs for human cases of avian influenza H5N1 and H7N9
Research ArticlesA. BETHMONT, C. M. BUI, L. GARDNER, S. SARKAR, A. A. CHUGHTAI, C. R. MACINTYRE,Epidemiology& Infection,Volume 144 Issue 12, pp 2633-2640Abstract (Source: Epidemiology and Infection)
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Time to seroconversion of HBsAg to anti-HBs in individuals who lost HBsAg during follow-up
Research ArticlesM. R. H. ROUSHAN, M. MOHAMMADPOUR, M. BAIANY, S. SOLEIMANI, A. BIJANI,Epidemiology& Infection,Volume 144 Issue 12, pp 2648-2653Abstract (Source: Epidemiology and Infection)
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HPV genotypes detected in the oropharyngeal mucosa of HIV-infected men who have sex with men in Northern Italy
Research ArticlesM. MARTINELLI, F. MAZZA, E. R. FRATI, M. M. FASOLO, D. COLZANI, S. BIANCHI, E. FASOLI, A. AMENDOLA, G. ORLANDO, E. TANZI,Epidemiology& Infection,Volume 144 Issue 12, pp 2641-2647Abstract (Source: Epidemiology and Infection)
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Prevalence of sorbitol non-fermenting Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli in Black Bengal goats on smallholdings
Research ArticlesM. DAS GUPTA, A. DAS, M. Z. ISLAM, P. K. BISWAS,Epidemiology& Infection,Volume 144 Issue 12, pp 2501-2508Abstract (Source: Epidemiology and Infection)
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Source and risk factors of a cutaneous anthrax outbreak, Jiangsu, Eastern China, 2012
Research ArticlesJ. L. HU, L. L. CUI, C. J. BAO, Z. M. TAN, S. RUTHERFORD, L. YING, M. L. ZHANG, F. C. ZHU,Epidemiology& Infection,Volume 144 Issue 12, pp 2672-2678Abstract (Source: Epidemiology and Infection)
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An outbreak of Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli serogroup O157 linked to a lamb-feeding event
Research ArticlesS. ROWELL, C. KING, C. JENKINS, T. J. DALLMAN, V. DECRAENE, K. LAMDEN, A. HOWARD, C. A. FEATHERSTONE, P. CLEARY,Epidemiology& Infection,Volume 144 Issue 12, pp 2494-2500Abstract (Source: Epidemiology and Infection)
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Delayed norovirus epidemic in the 2009 –2010 season in Japan: potential relationship with intensive hand sanitizer use for pandemic influenza
Research ArticlesS. INAIDA, Y. SHOBUGAWA, S. MATSUNO, R. SAITO, H. SUZUKI,Epidemiology& Infection,Volume 144 Issue 12, pp 2561-2567Abstract (Source: Epidemiology and Infection)
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Genetic relatedness of selected clinical Vibrio cholerae O139 isolates from the southern coastal area of China over a 20-year period
Research ArticlesB. S. LI, Y. XIAO, D. C. WANG, H. L. TAN, B. X. KE, D. M. HE, C. W. KE, Y. H. ZHANG,Epidemiology& Infection,Volume 144 Issue 12, pp 2679-2687Abstract (Source: Epidemiology and Infection)
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Gender disparities in mortality from infectious diseases in Serbia, 1991 –2014: a time of civil wars and global crisis
Research ArticlesM. ILIC, I. ILIC,Epidemiology& Infection,Volume 144 Issue 12, pp 2473-2484Abstract (Source: Epidemiology and Infection)
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ReplyS. G. SULLIVAN, B. J. COWLING,Epidemiology& Infection,Volume 144 Issue 12, pp 2690-2690Abstract (Source: Epidemiology and Infection)
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Epidemiology& Infection, Volume 144 Issue 12 Epidemiology& Infection publishes original reports and reviews on all aspects of infection in humans and animals. Particular emphasis is given to the epidemiology, prevention and control of infectious diseases. The scope covers the zoonoses, outbreaks, food hygiene, vaccine studies, statistics and the clinical, social and public-health aspects of infectious disease, as well as some tropical infections. It has become the key international periodical in which to find the latest reports on recently discovered infections and new technology. For those concerned with policy an...
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Epidemiological analysis of pneumococcal serotype 19A in healthy children following PCV7 vaccination
Research Articles A. TÓTHPÁL, K. LAUB, S. KARDOS, T. TIRCZKA, A. KOCSIS, M. VAN DER LINDEN, O. DOBAY, Epidemiology & Infection, Volume 144 Issue 07, pp 1563-1573Abstract (Source: Epidemiology and Infection)
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Disease burden of congenital cytomegalovirus infection at school entry age: study design, participation rate and birth prevalence
Research Articles M. J. KORNDEWAL, A. C. T. M. VOSSEN, J. CREMER, R. S. VAN BINNENDIJK, A. C. M. KROES, M. A. B. VAN DER SANDE, A. M. OUDESLUYS-MURPHY, H. E. DE MELKER, Epidemiology & Infection, Volume 144 Issue 07, pp 1520-1527Abstract (Source: Epidemiology and Infection)
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Genotype distribution characteristics of high-risk human papillomaviruses in women from Shanghai, China
Research Articles Y. GU, M. YI, Y. XU, H. ZHAO, F. FU, Y. ZHANG, Epidemiology & Infection, Volume 144 Issue 07, pp 1482-1489Abstract (Source: Epidemiology and Infection)
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Gastrointestinal, influenza-like illness and dermatological complaints following exposure to floodwater: a cross-sectional survey in The Netherlands
Research Articles H. DE MAN, L. MUGHINI GRAS, B. SCHIMMER, I. H. M. FRIESEMA, A. M. DE RODA HUSMAN, W. VAN PELT, Epidemiology & Infection, Volume 144 Issue 07, pp 1445-1454Abstract (Source: Epidemiology and Infection)
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Estimating the critical immunity threshold for preventing hepatitis A outbreaks in men who have sex with men
Research Articles D. G. REGAN, J. G. WOOD, C. BENEVENT, H. ALI, L. WATCHIRS SMITH, P. W. ROBERTSON, M. J. FERSON, C. K. FAIRLEY, B. DONOVAN, M. G. LAW, Epidemiology & Infection, Volume 144 Issue 07, pp 1528-1537Abstract (Source: Epidemiology and Infection)
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Estimating the number of cases of acute gastrointestinal illness (AGI) associated with Canadian municipal drinking water systems
Research Articles H. M. MURPHY, M. K. THOMAS, D. T. MEDEIROS, S. McFADYEN, K. D. M. PINTAR, Epidemiology & Infection, Volume 144 Issue 07, pp 1371-1385Abstract (Source: Epidemiology and Infection)
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Estimating the burden of acute gastrointestinal illness due to Giardia, Cryptosporidium, Campylobacter, E. coli O157 and norovirus associated with private wells and small water systems in Canada
Research Articles H. M. MURPHY, M. K. THOMAS, P. J. SCHMIDT, D. T. MEDEIROS, S. McFADYEN, K. D. M. PINTAR, Epidemiology & Infection, Volume 144 Issue 07, pp 1355-1370Abstract (Source: Epidemiology and Infection)
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A dynamic model for the outbreaks of hand, foot, and mouth disease in Taiwan
Research Articles C.-C. LAI, D.-S. JIANG, H.-M. WU, H.-H. CHEN, Epidemiology & Infection, Volume 144 Issue 07, pp 1500-1511Abstract (Source: Epidemiology and Infection)
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An epidemiological review of gastrointestinal outbreaks associated with Clostridium perfringens , North East of England, 2012–2014
Research Articles G. P. DOLAN, K. FOSTER, J. LAWLER, C. AMAR, C. SWIFT, H. AIRD, R. GORTON, Epidemiology & Infection, Volume 144 Issue 07, pp 1386-1393Abstract (Source: Epidemiology and Infection)
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Widespread dispersion of the resistance element tet (B)::IS CR2 in XDR Acinetobacter baumannii isolates
Brief Report E. VILACOBA, M. ALMUZARA, L. GULONE, G. M. TRAGLIA, S. MONTAÑA, H. RODRÍGUEZ, F. PASTERAN, M. PENNINI, A. SUCARI, N. GÓMEZ, A. FERNÁNDEZ, D. CENTRÓN, M. S. RAMÍREZ, Epidemiology & Infection, Volume 144 Issue 07, pp 1574-1578Abstract (Source: Epidemiology and Infection)
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A prevalence study of Salmonella spp., Yersinia spp., Toxoplasma gondii and porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus in UK pigs at slaughter
Research Articles L. F. POWELL, T. E. A. CHENEY, S. WILLIAMSON, E. GUY, R. P. SMITH, R. H. DAVIES, Epidemiology & Infection, Volume 144 Issue 07, pp 1538-1549Abstract (Source: Epidemiology and Infection)
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Assortative mixing as a source of bias in epidemiological studies of sexually transmitted infections: the case of smoking and human papillomavirus
Research Articles P. LEMIEUX-MELLOUKI, M. DROLET, J. BRISSON, E. L. FRANCO, M.-C. BOILY, I. BAUSSANO, M. BRISSON, Epidemiology & Infection, Volume 144 Issue 07, pp 1490-1499Abstract (Source: Epidemiology and Infection)
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Increasing incidence of non-O157 Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli (STEC) in Michigan and association with clinical illness
Research Articles M. TSENG, Q. SHA, J. T. RUDRIK, J. COLLINS, T. HENDERSON, J. A. FUNK, S. D. MANNING, Epidemiology & Infection, Volume 144 Issue 07, pp 1394-1405Abstract (Source: Epidemiology and Infection)
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Diagnostic uncertainty of herpangina and hand-foot-and-mouth disease and its impact on national enterovirus syndromic monitoring
Research Articles T. O. YANG, W.-T. HUANG, M.-H. CHEN, P.-C. CHEN, Epidemiology & Infection, Volume 144 Issue 07, pp 1512-1519Abstract (Source: Epidemiology and Infection)
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A pulmonary tuberculosis outbreak in a long-term care facility
Research Articles C.-C. LAI, Y.-C. HSIEH, Y.-P. YEH, R.-W. JOU, J.-T. WANG, S.-L. PAN, H.-H. CHEN, Epidemiology & Infection, Volume 144 Issue 07, pp 1455-1462Abstract (Source: Epidemiology and Infection)
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A prolonged outbreak of Salmonella Infantis associated with pork products in central Germany, April–October 2013
Research Articles S. SCHROEDER, M. HARRIES, R. PRAGER, A. HÖFIG, B. AHRENS, L. HOFFMANN, W. RABSCH, E. MERTENS, D. RIMEK, Epidemiology & Infection, Volume 144 Issue 07, pp 1429-1439Abstract (Source: Epidemiology and Infection)
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Genotyping of Giardia duodenalis isolates in asymptomatic children attending daycare centre: evidence of high risk for anthroponotic transmission
Research Articles A. P. OLIVEIRA-ARBEX, E. B. DAVID, T. C. G. OLIVEIRA-SEQUEIRA, G. N. BITTENCOURT, S. GUIMARÃES, Epidemiology & Infection, Volume 144 Issue 07, pp 1418-1428Abstract (Source: Epidemiology and Infection)
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Diversity and relatedness of Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli and Campylobacter jejuni between farms in a dairy catchment
Research Articles H. IRSHAD, A. L. COOKSON, C. M. ROSS, P. JAROS, D. J. PRATTLEY, A. DONNISON, G. McBRIDE, J. MARSHALL, N. P. FRENCH, Epidemiology & Infection, Volume 144 Issue 07, pp 1406-1417Abstract (Source: Epidemiology and Infection)
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Environmental factors and public health policy associated with human and rodent infection by leptospirosis: a land cover-based study in Nan province, Thailand
Research Articles P. DELLA ROSSA, K. TANTRAKARNAPA, D. SUTDAN, K. KASETSINSOMBAT, J.-F. COSSON, Y. SUPPUTAMONGKOL, K. CHAISIRI, A. TRAN, S. SUPPUTAMONGKOL, A. BINOT, C. LAJAUNIE, S. MORAND, Epidemiology & Infection, Volume 144 Issue 07, pp 1550-1562Abstract (Source: Epidemiology and Infection)
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Epidemiology and factors associated with candidaemia following Clostridium difficile infection in adults within metropolitan Atlanta, 2009–2013
Brief Report S. VALLABHANENI, O. ALMENDARES, M. M. FARLEY, J. RENO, Z. T. SMITH, B. STEIN, S. S. MAGILL, R. M. SMITH, A. A. CLEVELAND, F. C. LESSA, Epidemiology & Infection, Volume 144 Issue 07, pp 1440-1444Abstract (Source: Epidemiology and Infection)
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Assessment of the severity of Ebola virus disease in Sierra Leone in 2014–2015
Research Articles J. Y. WONG, W. ZHANG, D. KARGBO, U. HAQUE, W. HU, P. WU, A. KAMARA, Y. CHEN, B. KARGBO, G. E. GLASS, R. YANG, B. J. COWLING, C. LIU, Epidemiology & Infection, Volume 144 Issue 07, pp 1473-1481Abstract (Source: Epidemiology and Infection)
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Testing the accuracy ratio of the Spatio-Temporal Epidemiological Modeler (STEM) through Ebola haemorrhagic fever outbreaks
Research Articles F. BALDASSI, F. D'AMICO, M. CARESTIA, O. CENCIARELLI, S. MANCINELLI, F. GILARDI, A. MALIZIA, D. DI GIOVANNI, P. M. SOAVE, C. BELLECCI, P. GAUDIO, L. PALOMBI, Epidemiology & Infection, Volume 144 Issue 07, pp 1463-1472Abstract (Source: Epidemiology and Infection)
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