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Volume 11, Number 10—October 2005

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Volume 11, Number 10—October 2005

Of Tidal Waves and Human Frailty - PDF Version

"The old man mad about painting" was how Katsushika Hokusai signed some of his work in his later years... more


P. Courvalin
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Although resistance cannot be prevented, much can be done to delay it.

J. Keiser and J. Utzinger
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Foodborne trematodiasis is emerging because of increased aquaculture.


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Human infections were from a virus clade undergoing antigenic drift that showed resistance to adamantanes but sensitivity to neuraminidase inhibitors.

A. Muwonge et al.
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New measles virus genotype will increase epidemiologic and virologic surveillance in Africa.

T. Wahab et al.
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Pyrosequencing technology was used to rapidly and specifically identify Bacillus anthracis.

J. M. Buck et al.
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Community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) invasive disease resembled healthcare-associated MRSA disease.

J. P. Furuno et al.
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High prevalence of co-colonization increases risk for colonization or infection by vancomycin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus.

V. J. Munster et al.
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Surveillance studies in wild birds help generate prototypic vaccine candidates and diagnostic tests.

F. Li et al.
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The first Staphylococcus aureus isolate from a patient should be used to calculate oxacillin susceptibility frequency.

T. G. Fraser et al.
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Microbiologic diagnosis before hospital discharge and physician education may limit inappropriate vancomycin use in homecare patients.

A. E. Aiello et al.
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Levels of antimicrobial drug resistance did not differ significantly between persons in households that used antibacterial cleaning and hygiene products and those that did not.

O. G. Munyekenye et al.
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Parasite transmission is intense in the highlands, and these areas are vulnerable to epidemics.

J. R. Barr et al.
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A new rapid, mass spectrometry-based method to detect and differentiate botulinal neurotoxins is described.

L. Dailey et al.
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Endemic MRSA persists in Western Australia despite control measures.

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Conference Summaries

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U. Kitron and B. Wilson
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G. G. Schochetman et al.

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Antimicrobial Drug Resistance: Prediction Is Very Difficult, Especially about the Future

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Evolution of H5N1 Avian Influenza Viruses in Asia

p. 1517

Atypical Infections in Tsunami Survivors

p. 1592

Diphyllobothriasis, Brazil

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