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Overview page. Subjects: Medicine and Health.

adj. possessing the ability to respond to a stimulus. The cells of the retina, for example, are sensitive to the stimulus of light and respond by sending nerve impulses to the...

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Return of Widespread Chloroquine-Sensitive Plasmodium falciparum to Malawi

Anne E. P. Frosch, Miriam K. Laufer, Don P. Mathanga, Shannon Takala-Harrison, Jacek Skarbinski, Cassidy W. Claassen, Fraction K. Dzinjalamala and Christopher V. Plowe.

in The Journal of Infectious Diseases

October 2014; p ublished online April 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Infectious Diseases; Immunology; Public Health and Epidemiology; Microbiology. 2305 words.

Background.  The return of chloroquine-sensitive Plasmodium falciparum to the limited area of Blantyre, Malawi, has been well demonstrated in...

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The common occurrence of ceftriaxone-resistant methicillin sensitive Staphylococcus aureus at a community teaching hospital

Aaron Pickering, Rahman Hariri, Lee H. Harrison, Jane W. Marsh, Amatullah Tasneem, Henry Freedy, Laura Wilson and Hector Bonilla.

in Clinical Infectious Diseases

January 2014; p ublished online March 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Infectious Diseases; Immunology; Public Health and Epidemiology; Microbiology. 0 words.

Although the rate of ceftriaxone resistance in methicillin-sensitive Staphylococcus aureus (MSSA) is reported at approximately 3% in the literature, findings at our institution suggest it...

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Reassortment between Amantadine-Resistant and -Sensitive H1N1 Influenza A Viruses Generated an Amantadine-Sensitive Virus during the 2007–2008 Season

Yuki Furuse, Akira Suzuki, Midori Shimizu, Makiko Kishi, Rumi Sawayama, Mariko Saito, Naoko Fuji, Nao Nukiwa and Hitoshi Oshitani.

in The Journal of Infectious Diseases

December 2009; p ublished online December 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Infectious Diseases; Immunology; Public Health and Epidemiology; Microbiology. 2767 words.

The frequency of the amantadine-resistant H1N1 influenza A virus has been increasing since the 2005–2006 season. It is unclear whether reassortment was involved in this trend. Here, we show...

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Reemergence of Chloroquine-Sensitive Plasmodium falciparum Malaria after Cessation of Chloroquine Use in Malawi

James G Kublin, Joseph F Cortese, Eric Mbindo Njunju, Rabia A G. Mukadam, Jack J Wirima, Peter N Kazembe, Abdoulaye A Djimdé, Bourema Kouriba, Terrie E Taylor and Christopher V Plowe.

in The Journal of Infectious Diseases

June 2003; p ublished online June 2003 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Infectious Diseases; Immunology; Public Health and Epidemiology; Microbiology. 4365 words.

In 1993, Malawi became the first African country to replace chloroquine with sulfadoxine-pyrimethamine nationwide in response to high rates of chloroquine-resistant falciparum malaria. To...

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Improving Clinical Outcomes in Patients With Methicillin-Sensitive Staphylococcus aureus Bacteremia and Reported Penicillin Allergy

Kimberly G. Blumenthal, Robert A. Parker, Erica S. Shenoy and Rochelle P. Walensky.

in Clinical Infectious Diseases

September 2015; p ublished online May 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Infectious Diseases; Immunology; Public Health and Epidemiology; Microbiology. 5813 words.

Background.  Methicillin-sensitive Staphylococcus aureus (MSSA) bacteremia is a morbid infection. First-line MSSA therapies (nafcillin, oxacillin,...

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Nanoparticle-based immunoassays for sensitive and early detection of HIV-1 capsid (p24) antigen

Shixing Tang and Indira Hewlett.

in The Journal of Infectious Diseases

April 2010; p ublished online April 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Infectious Diseases; Immunology; Public Health and Epidemiology; Microbiology. 3278 words.

We evaluated the feasibility of using nanoparticle (NP)-based assays for improving detection sensitivity of human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1) p24 antigen. One assay that was...

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Sensitive Detection Assays for Influenza RNA Do Not Reveal Viremia in US Blood Donors

Susan L. Stramer, Cynthia Collins, Thomas Nugent, Xue Wang, Meghan Fuschino, John W. Heitman, Jacqueline Law, David E. Krysztof, Nancy Kiely, Deborah Todd, Nicolaas M. J. Vermeulen, Karen Harrington, Hany Kamel, David J. Kelvin, Michael P. Busch, Kirsten St. George, Indira K. Hewlett, Jeffrey M. Linnen and Philip J. Norris.

in The Journal of Infectious Diseases

March 2012; p ublished online January 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Infectious Diseases; Immunology; Public Health and Epidemiology; Microbiology. 4907 words.

(See the article by Delwart et al, on pages 875–85, and see the editorial commentary by Katz, on pages 867–9.)

Background.  There have been...

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Rapid Detection of Hepatitis B Virus in Blood Plasma by a Specific and Sensitive Loop-Mediated Isothermal Amplification Assay

Dougbeh-Chris Nyan, Laura E. Ulitzky, Nicoleta Cehan, Phillip Williamson, Valerie Winkelman, Maria Rios and Deborah R. Taylor.

in Clinical Infectious Diseases

July 2014; p ublished online April 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Infectious Diseases; Immunology; Public Health and Epidemiology; Microbiology. 4558 words.

Background.  Hepatitis B virus (HBV) is an important blood-borne pathogen that causes hepatic inflammation and can lead to liver cirrhosis and...

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Targeting of the Purine Biosynthesis Host Cell Pathway Enhances the Activity of Tenofovir Against Sensitive and Drug-Resistant HIV-1

Alonso Heredia, Charles E. Davis, Marvin S. Reitz, Nhut M. Le, Mark A. Wainberg, James S. Foulke, Lai-Xi Wang and Robert R. Redfield.

in The Journal of Infectious Diseases

December 2013; p ublished online August 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Infectious Diseases; Immunology; Public Health and Epidemiology; Microbiology. 5391 words.

Background.  Targeting host-cell pathways to increase the potency of nucleoside/nucleotide analog reverse transcriptase inhibitors (NRTIs) is an...

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Verapamil-Sensitive Transport of Quinacrine and Methylene Blue via the Plasmodium falciparum Chloroquine Resistance Transporter Reduces the Parasite's Susceptibility to these Tricyclic Drugs

Donelly A. van Schalkwyk, Megan N. Nash, Sarah H. Shafik, Robert L. Summers, Adele M. Lehane, Peter J. Smith and Rowena E. Martin.

in The Journal of Infectious Diseases

March 2016; p ublished online October 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Infectious Diseases; Immunology; Public Health and Epidemiology; Microbiology. 7346 words.

Background.  It is becoming increasingly apparent that certain mutations in the Plasmodium falciparum chloroquine resistance transporter (PfCRT)...

Polymerase Chain Reaction Is More Sensitive than Viral Culture and Antigen Testing for the Detection of Respiratory Viruses in Adults with Hematological Cancer and Pneumonia

Leontine J. R. van Elden, Marian G. J. van Kraaij, Monique Nijhuis, Karin A. W. Hendriksen, Ad W. Dekker, Maja Rozenberg-Arska and Anton M. van Loon.

in Clinical Infectious Diseases

January 2002; p ublished online January 2002 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Infectious Diseases; Immunology; Public Health and Epidemiology; Microbiology. 4345 words.

We retrospectively analyzed the value of polymerase chain reaction (PCR) for the detection of respiratory viral infections in 43 patients with hematological cancer whose bronchoalveolar...

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Sensitive Tenofovir Resistance Screening of HIV-1 From the Genital and Blood Compartments of Women With Breakthrough Infections in the CAPRISA 004 Tenofovir Gel Trial

Xierong Wei, Gillian Hunt, Salim S. Abdool Karim, Vivek Naranbhai, Sengeziwe Sibeko, Quarraisha Abdool Karim, Jin-fen Li, Angela D. M. Kashuba, Lise Werner, Jo-Ann S. Passmore, Lynn Morris, Walid Heneine and Jeffrey A. Johnson.

in The Journal of Infectious Diseases

June 2014; p ublished online January 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Infectious Diseases; Immunology; Public Health and Epidemiology; Microbiology. 3310 words.

The Centre for the AIDS Programme of Research in South Africa 004 (CAPRISA 004) study demonstrated that vaginally applied tenofovir gel is a promising intervention for protecting women from...

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Evaluation of Two Live, Cold-Passaged, Temperature-Sensitive Respiratory Syncytial Virus Vaccines in Chimpanzees and in Human Adults, Infants, and Children

Ruth A. Karron, Peter F. Wright, James E. Crowe, Mary Lou Clements Mann, Juliette Thompson, Mamodikoe Makhene, Roberta Casey and Brian R. Murphy.

in The Journal of Infectious Diseases

December 1997; p ublished online December 1997 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Infectious Diseases; Immunology; Public Health and Epidemiology; Microbiology. 0 words.

Two live-attenuated, cold-passaged (cp), temperature-sensitive (ts) candidate vaccines, designated cpts530/1009 and cpts248/955, were attenuated, genetically stable, and immunogenic in...

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Impact of Antibiotics on Expression of Virulence-Associated Exotoxin Genes in Methicillin-Sensitive and Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus

in The Journal of Infectious Diseases

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Infectious Diseases; Immunology; Public Health and Epidemiology; Microbiology. 5237 words.

Extracellular protein toxins contribute to the pathogenesis of a wide variety of Staphylococcus aureus infections. The present study investigated the effects that cell-wall active...

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Rapid Assembly of Sensitive Antigen-Capture Assays for Marburg Virus, Using In Vitro Selection of Llama Single-Domain Antibodies, at Biosafety Level

Laura J. Sherwood, Ricardo Carrion Osborn, Jean L. Patterson and Andrew Hayhurst.

in The Journal of Infectious Diseases

November 2007; p ublished online November 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Infectious Diseases; Immunology; Public Health and Epidemiology; Microbiology. 3886 words.

There is a pressing need for rapid and reliable approaches to the delivery of sensitive yet rugged diagnostic assays specific for emerging viruses, to hasten containment of outbreaks when...

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Epidemiologic Similarities in Pediatric Community-Associated Methicillin-Resistant and Methicillin-Sensitive Staphylococcus aureus in the San Francisco Bay Area

Michelle S. Hsiang, Rita Shiau, Joelle Nadle, Liana Chan, Brian Lee, Henry F. Chambers and Erica Pan.

in Journal of the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society

September 2012; p ublished online July 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Infectious Diseases; Immunology; Public Health and Epidemiology; Microbiology. 4785 words.

Background.

Risk factors differentiating methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) from methicillin-sensitive S aureus (MSSA) infections in the...

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Expression of Pls (Plasmin Sensitive) in Staphylococcus aureus Negative for pls Reduces Adherence and Cellular Invasion and Acts by Steric Hindrance

Muzaffar  Hussain, Daniel  Schäfer, Katri M.  Juuti, Georg  Peters, Bettina  Haslinger‐Löffler, Pentti I.  Kuusela and Bhanu  Sinha.

in The Journal of Infectious Diseases

July 2009; p ublished online July 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Infectious Diseases; Immunology; Public Health and Epidemiology; Microbiology. 5877 words.

Background. The methicillin‐resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) surface protein Pls (plasmin sensitive) reduces adhesion to host proteins and cellular invasiveness by an...

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Association between Detection of HIV-1 DNA Resistance Mutations by a Sensitive Assay at Initiation of Antiretroviral Therapy and Virologic Failure

Gonzague Jourdain, Thor Andrew Wagner, Nicole Ngo-Giang-Huong, Wasna Sirirungsi, Virat Klinbuayaem, Federica Fregonese, Issaren Nantasen, Malee Techapornroong, Guttiga Halue, Ampaipith Nilmanat, Pakorn Wittayapraparat, Veeradet Chalermpolprapa, Panita Pathipvanich, Prapap Yuthavisuthi, Lisa M. Frenkel and Marc Lallemant.

in Clinical Infectious Diseases

May 2010; p ublished online May 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Infectious Diseases; Immunology; Public Health and Epidemiology; Microbiology. 4739 words.

Background. Antiretroviral therapy (ART) has become more available throughout the developing world during the past 5 years. The World Health...

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Detecting Gametocytes: How Sensitive Is Sensible?

Lisette Meerstein-Kessel, Teun Bousema and Will Stone.

in The Journal of Infectious Diseases

March 2018; p ublished online December 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Infectious Diseases; Immunology; Public Health and Epidemiology; Microbiology. 810 words.

Highly Sensitive Detection of Malaria Parasitemia in a Malaria-Endemic Setting: Performance of a New Loop-Mediated Isothermal Amplification Kit in a Remote Clinic in Uganda

Heidi Hopkins, Iveth J. González, Spencer D. Polley, Patrick Angutoko, John Ategeka, Caroline Asiimwe, Bosco Agaba, Daniel J. Kyabayinze, Colin J. Sutherland, Mark D. Perkins and David Bell.

in The Journal of Infectious Diseases

August 2013; p ublished online April 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Infectious Diseases; Immunology; Public Health and Epidemiology; Microbiology. 5205 words.

Background.  Current malaria diagnostic tests, including microscopy and antigen-detecting rapid tests, cannot reliably detect low-density...

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