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Outcomes and costs of autologous stem cell mobilization with chemotherapy plus G-CSF vs G-CSF alone.
(Bone Marrow Transplant, 2013-11)
Chemotherapy plus G-CSF (C+G) and G-CSF alone are two of the most common methods used to mobilize CD34(+) cells for autologous hematopoietic SCT (AHSCT). In order to compare and determine the real-world outcomes and costs ...
Gene expression-based classifiers identify Staphylococcus aureus infection in mice and humans.
(PLoS One, 2013)
Staphylococcus aureus causes a spectrum of human infection. Diagnostic delays and uncertainty lead to treatment delays and inappropriate antibiotic use. A growing literature suggests the host's inflammatory response to the ...
Phase II trial of upfront bevacizumab and temozolomide for unresectable or multifocal glioblastoma.
(Cancer Med, 2013-04)
Patients with unresectable glioblastomas have a poor prognosis, with median survival of 6-10 months. We conducted a phase II trial of upfront 5-day temozolomide (TMZ) and bevacizumab (BV) in patients with newly diagnosed ...
Biomarkers to help guide management of patients with pulmonary nodules.
(Am J Respir Crit Care Med, 2013-08-15)
RATIONALE: Indeterminate pulmonary nodules are a common radiographic finding and require further evaluation because of the concern for lung cancer. OBJECTIVES: We developed an algorithm to assign patients to a low- or high-risk ...
Chikungunya as a cause of acute febrile illness in southern Sri Lanka.
(PLoS One, 2013)
BACKGROUND: Chikungunya virus (CHIKV) re-emerged in Sri Lanka in late 2006 after a 40-year hiatus. We sought to identify and characterize acute chikungunya infection (CHIK) in patients presenting with acute undifferentiated ...
Etiology of severe non-malaria febrile illness in Northern Tanzania: a prospective cohort study.
(PLoS Negl Trop Dis, 2013)
INTRODUCTION: The syndrome of fever is a commonly presenting complaint among persons seeking healthcare in low-resource areas, yet the public health community has not approached fever in a comprehensive manner. In many areas, ...