Affiliation: Catholic University
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..Streptococcus intermedius belongs to the Streptococcus anginosus group. It is part of the normal flora of the human mouth, but it can be etiologically associated with deep-site infections...
Spanu T, Posteraro B, Fiori B, D Inzeo T, Campoli S, Ruggeri A, et al
. Direct maldi-tof mass spectrometry assay of blood culture broths for rapid identification of Candida species causing bloodstream infections: an observational study in two large microbiology laboratories. J Clin Microbiol. 2012;50:176-9 pubmed publisher
..5% of non-albicans Candida species (128/148). Results were available in 30 min (median), suggesting that this approach is a reliable, time-saving tool for routine identification of Candida species causing bloodstream infection. ..
Bello G, Pennisi M, Di Muzio F, De Pascale G, Montini L, Maviglia R, et al
. Clinical impact of pulmonary sampling site in the diagnosis of ventilator-associated pneumonia: A prospective study using bronchoscopic bronchoalveolar lavage. J Crit Care. 2016;33:151-7 pubmed publisher
..The purpose of this study was to determine whether the choice of the pulmonary sampling area is clinically relevant in the management of VAP...