Investigators assessed the effects of androgen suppression therapy with degarelix on clinical outcomes among older men hospitalized with COVID-19 infection.
All articles by Estie Mermelstein, MSN, FNP-BC
In this meta-analysis, researchers assessed whether patient race is a proxy for other factors in predictive models that show an association between race and urinary tract infection risk.
Investigators compared treatment with interleukin-6 inhibitors with standard of care among patients hospitalized with COVID-19 infection.
Investigators assessed whether treatment with protease inhibitor-based antiretroviral therapy during pregnancy increases the risk for poor perinatal outcomes among women with HIV infection.
Investigators conducted a study to identify clinical predictors associated with an increased risk for severe community-acquired pneumonia among patients with hematologic cancer.
Investigators conducted a study to determine the effect of syringes with fixed needles vs those with detachable needles on the risk for hepatitis C virus transmission among people who use injectable drugs.
Investigators assessed differences in functional status and cardiometabolic risks among patients with HIV from multinational groups.
Patients who have been discharged from the hospital could potentially benefit from better protocols allowing them better access to information on their blood cultures
Investigators conducted a study to assess whether proteomic measurements accurately predict outcomes among patients with severe COVID-19 infection.
Investigators assessed the safety and pharmacokinetics of monoclonal antibodies VRC07-523LS and PGT121 administered subcutaneously for protection against HIV infection.
Investigators conducted a study to determine the factors associated with viral suppression failure among children and adolescents with HIV infection
Investigators conducted a study to determine whether early antibiotic administration decreases the risk for progression to septic shock among patients with suspected sepsis.
Investigators conducted a study that assessed disease severity and outcomes in patients with Clostridioides difficile infection with C difficile binary toxin-expressing strains.
Investigators conducted a study to assess the frequency and incidence of adverse events related to treatment with bedaquiline or delamanid in patients with multidrug-resistant tuberculosis.
Researchers conducted a study among treatment-naïve adults with HIV infection to assess the antiviral efficacy, safety, and tolerability of GSK3640254, a novel HIV-1 maturation inhibitor.
In this longitudinal study, investigators assessed the prevalence of HIV-1 transmitted drug resistance in Rhode Island between 2004 and 2020.
Investigators conducted a study that compared the risk for infection from the dispersion of respiratory droplets from a person walking downstairs vs upstairs.
Investigators conducted a study that compared the safety and effectiveness of oral fexinidazole with nifurtimox-eflornithine combination therapy for the treatment of stage II gambiense human African trypanosomiasis.
Researchers conducted a study to compare the effects of intravenous vs oral antibiotics therapy in patients with a pulmonary infection caused by Pseudomonas aeruginosa secondary to cystic fibrosis.
Investigators conducted a study to determine the effect of cigarette smoking in patients with recurrent aphthous stomatitis.
Investigators assessed whether daily bathing with 2% chlorhexidine gluconate decreases the risk for vancomycin-resistant enterococci (VRE) transmission in an intensive care unit with increased VRE endemicity.
Investigators conducted a study to assess the incidence and risk factors associated with infective endocarditis in patients with and without active cancer.
Investigators conducted a study to determine whether positive expiratory pressure flute self-care decreases the risk for respiratory symptoms in adults recently diagnosed with SARS-CoV-2 infection.
Investigators conducted a study to assess the efficacy and safety of aspirin therapy in patients hospitalized with COVID-19.
Researchers provide guidance on the techniques, tools, and resources that should be considered for the development and implementation of e-learning programs for microbiology and infectious diseases.
Investigators conducted a study to assess the frequency at which changes in antimicrobial susceptibility patterns occur among bacterial species isolated from the same patient.
Investigators conducted a study to assess the rates of high-risk sexual behavior and sexually transmitted infections among men who have sex with men before and after the introduction of HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis.
Researchers conducted a study that compared the prevalence of single vs multisite Chlamydia trachomatis or Neisseria gonorrhea infections among men who have sex with men.
Researchers conducted a study to assess the clinical efficacy, safety, and tolerability of Paxlovid (PF-07321332/ritonavir), an oral SARS-CoV-2 Mpro inhibitor candidate for the treatment of COVID-19.
Researchers conducted a study to determine whether molecular biomarkers of tubular injury measured on hospital admission are a significant predictor of acute kidney injury in patients with SARS-CoV-2 infection.