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Dynamics of multiple symbiont density regulation during host development: tsetse fly and its microbial flora

Symbiotic associations often enhance hosts' physiological capabilities, allowing them to expand into restricted terrains, thus leading to biological diversification. Stable maintenance of partners is essential for the overall biological system to succeed. The viviparous tsetse fly (Diptera: Glossinidae) offers an exceptional system to examine factors that influence the...

Acute Myocardial Infarction in Hospitalized Patients with Community-Acquired Pneumonia

Background. An epidemiological link between respiratory infection and acute myocardial infarction (AMI) has been suggested, and recent data indicate that there is an association between AMI and pneumococcal community- acquired pneumonia (CAP) in hospitalized patients. The objective of this study was to investigate the association of AMI with the severity of pneumonia at...

A hospital-randomized controlled trial of a formal quality improvement educational program in rural and small community Texas hospitals: one year results

Objective To investigate the effectiveness of a quality improvement educational program in rural hospitals. Design Hospital-randomized controlled trial. Setting/Participants A total of 47 rural and small community hospitals in Texas that had previously received a web-based benchmarking and case-review tool. Intervention The 47 hospitals were randomized either to receive formal...