Helicobacter pylori infection is associated with a higher risk for type 2 diabetes developing.
All articles by Roxanne Nelson, BSN, RN
The availability of organs that are positive for HCV can potentially decrease the length of time on organ transplantation waitlists.
Patients co-infected with HIV and HCV may have better outcomes with direct-acting antiviral agents than patients with HCV mono-infection.
Introduction of the oral rotovirus vaccine in Australia was associated with a decline in the incidence of type 1 diabetes.
Sofosbuvir-velpatasvir administered for 12 weeks is efficacious and safe for Asian patients with chronic HCV.
It is vital to consider the antibiotic exposures of “bystander” pathogens, in addition to the target organism, and consequences on antibiotic resistance.
Meningococcal vaccine antigens may generate an immune response that recognizes gonococcal proteins.
Significant gaps exist between CDC recommendations to improve antibiotic use and antibiotic practices in neonates.
The prevalence of anogenital warts has decreased, with significant declines observed in specific populations.
Chronic infection with Giardia was associated with prolonged alterations in duodenal mucosa lymphocytes.
The i-STAT assay may detect the Burkholderia pseudomallei capsule and the purified anticapsular polysaccharide more accurately than standard methods.
Early administration of IV fluids by paramedics to patients with sepsis was linked with lower mortality, but only in patients with low initial systolic BP.
Perioperative prophylaxis and thorough postsurgical management may be key components in helping to prevent vascular graft infections.
Chemoprophylaxis with tafenoquine is safe and effective for preventing malaria in healthy non-immune individuals challenged with blood stage P falciparum.
Crowding in the emergency department was associated with the timely administration of antibiotics for patients presenting with sepsis.
Adopting suitable protocols for the early diagnosis of STIs is necessary to allow implementation of prevention measures that will safeguard public health.
When hepatitis C is acquired in patients with HIV infection, CD4 T-cell counts temporarily decline after HCV seroconversion.
GlycA levels are higher in men with HIV compared with men with do not have HIV.
The Infectious Diseases Society of America has updated their 2004 clinical practice guideline on outpatient parenteral antimicrobial therapy.
The unnecessary use of antibiotics is associated with an unspecified diagnosis and a lack of microbial testing.
There has been a marked increase in the rates of overall hospitalizations and hospital stays that include surgery for drug use-associated infective endocarditis.
A marked and rapid reduction in PCV13 serotype, the most common antibiotic-nonsusceptible S pneumoniae, carriage was observed in both ethnic populations included in this study.
Patients with voriconazole-resistant invasive aspergillosis have a higher mortality rate compared with patients with voriconazole-susceptible infection.
Zoliflodacin was effective in treating gonococcal urogenital and rectal infections, but less effective in the treatment of pharyngeal gonorrhea.
In 2018, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported multiple outbreaks of cyclosporiasis.
The immunogenicity generated by 3 experimental Ebola vaccines appears to be long-lasting, as it has persisted for at least 2.5 years.
The use of antibiotics in children younger than 24 months was modestly associated with being overweight and obese at age 5 years.
Wound photography increased specificity and surgeon confidence, and can facilitate online postoperative wound assessment.
Patients with opioid use disorders who required hospitalization with lengthy antibiotic therapy had better outcomes with addiction medicine consultation.