Bradley van Paridon, Author at Infectious Disease Advisor

Bradley van Paridon

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Infant Respiratory Syncytial Virus Increases Bronchiolitis, Pneumonia Risks

The development of respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) bronchiolitis in infants within the first 6 months of life was associated with increased odds of pneumonia, otitis media, and filling of antibiotic prescriptions in the second 6 months of life, according to study results published in Clinical Infectious Diseases. This was a population-based cohort study of infants…

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Resistance-Guided Antimicrobial Therapy for Mycoplasma genitalium Infection

For infections with Mycoplasma genitalium, resistance-guided therapy using doxycycline followed by azithromycin or moxifloxacin led to high levels of microbiologic cure and low levels of de novo resistance, according to data published in Clinical Infectious Diseases. A total of 383 patients who attended Melbourne Sexual Health Centre in Australia between 2017 and 2018 with sexually…

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Early-Onset Pneumonia in Recipients of Liver Transplant

Early-onset pneumonia with multidrug-resistant organisms is a major concern for patients who have received a liver transplant, and pre- and intra-operative risk factors influence its development, according to study data presented at The American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases’ The Liver Meeting, held November 8 to 12, 2019 in Boston, Massachusetts. In an…

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