bacterial meningitis in the united states, 1986: report of a multistate surveillance study. the bacterial meningitis study group.a prospective, laboratory-based surveillance project obtained accurate data on meningitis in a population of 34 million people during 1986. haemophilus influenzae was the most common cause of bacterial meningitis (45%), followed by streptococcus pneumoniae (18%), and neisseria meningitidis (14%). rates of h. influenzae meningitis varied significantly by region, from 1.9/100,000 in new jersey to 4.0/100,000 in washington state. the overall case fatality rates for meningitis were lower than those ...19902230261
outbreak of mastitis caused by one strain of staphylococcus aureus in a closed dairy herd.the washington state university dairy experienced an outbreak of intramammary infections (imi) caused by staphylococcus aureus during autumn 1993 through summer 1995. the outbreak was believed to be a result of transmission of 1 strain of s aureus in a herd that historically had excellent control of contagious mastitis. control practices included strict hygiene at time of milking and preferential culling of cows infected with s aureus. mastitis caused by streptococcus agalactiae was not found in ...19989491165
the relationship between abuse, sexually transmitted diseases, & group b streptococcus in childbearing examine the relationship between abuse, sexually transmitted diseases (stds) and group b (gbs) infection among childbearing women using selye's (1978) stress response theory.200312629316
risk factors for group b streptococcal genitourinary tract colonization in pregnant identify risk factors for group b streptococcus (gbs) colonization in pregnancy, hypothesizing that health care workers may have increased risk.200516319248
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