Researchers investigated the effects of ILI on pneumococcal carriage in community-dwelling older adults.
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COVID-19 as a cause of increased risk of stroke was assessed by research authors, who compiled discharge data from electronic medical records from 6 stroke facilities in New York.
Study authors identified and evaluated a statistical signal for an increased risk of Guillain-Barré Syndrome in days 1-42 after 2018-2019 high-dose influenza vaccine administration.
Study authors compared the effect of aqueous olanexidine and aqueous povidone-iodine on the incidence of surgical site infection following clean-contaminated surgery.
Researchers sought to determine the effect of social distancing measures in Dane County, Wisconsin, the Milwaukee metropolitan area, and the New York City metropolitan area.
Researchers compared a novel reverse transcription loop-mediated isothermal amplification method to the gold standard, reverse transcription polymerase chain reaction, and assessed the accuracy in detecting SARS-CoV-2.
Study authors compared clinical cure in patients with E coli bacteremic UTI who were stepped down to oral beta-lactams compared to oral fluoroquinolones.
SARS-CoV-2’s association with encephalitis was assessed by authors, taking varying clinical presentations, responses to treatment, and outcomes into account.
Study authors investigated whether integrase strand transfer inhibitor treatment was associated with increased weight change from baseline and incident diabetes mellitus.
Study authors assessed the prevalence of Elizabethkingia, healthcare settings involved, positive culture sites, and mitigation measures to prevent outbreak.
Study authors measured seroprevalence of measles and mumps among cancer patients and compared seroprevalence based on demographic, disease, and treatment subgroups.
Investigators sought to determine PrEP adherence in cisgender women compared to cisgender men, transgender women, transgender men, and non-binary patient populations.
Study authors investigated patients’ perceptions to utilizing telehealth as an alternative for face-to-face in-person care, hoping to overcome barriers of patient retention such as transportation-related challenges, stigma, and fear of HIV status disclosure.
Authors assessed the association between iciHHV-6 and spontaneous abortion, as well as the pregnancy histories of mothers in families with iciHHV-6, to determine if paternal origin is more common than maternal origin.
The effect of appropriate antimicrobial therapy on 14-day mortality in patients severely ill with Acinetobacter baumannii bacteremic pneumonia was assessed, taking risk factors, patient demographics, and clinical characteristics into account.
Study authors assessed the emergence of presatovir-resistant substitutions in the treatment of RSV, and the potential effects on in-vitro susceptibility, viral fitness in replication assays, and outcomes.
Study authors assessed the association between mortality and age, history of cardiac surgery, and other risk factors in patients undergoing surgery for infective endocarditis.
Study authors investigated UCP-LF circulating anodic antigen (CAA) as a potential diagnostic test for Schistosoma haematobium in pregnant women.
Study authors assessed if switching to bictegravir/emtricitabine/tenofovir alafenamide in patients older than the age of 50 years could help lower drug-drug interactions, maintain virologic suppression, and lower lipids.
Fluticasone/salmeterol and budesonide/formoterol are common treatments for COPD; researchers investigated whether these treatments may be correlated with active tuberculosis risk.
Study authors assessed various demographic, HIV-specific, and antiretroviral-therapy-specific risk factors associated with weight gain following initiation of antiretroviral therapy in patients with HIV.
Study authors assessed the association between elevated and increasing red blood cell distribution width and increased mortality risk in patients with COVID-19.
Regardless of interval or dose level, both heterologous and homologous Ad26, MVA Ebola vaccine regimens were observed to be well tolerated in healthy adults.
The increased and inadequate use of linezolid prescriptions in a tertiary NICU and growing concerns of antimicrobial resistance are reviewed.
Researchers conducted an observational, prospective, multicentric study to assess the possible relationship between granulocytic markers and COVID-19 infection and severity.
Investigators conducted a prospective analysis in patients with HIV to assess the rate of switching from TDF-based to TAF-based or dual therapy regimens and to assess the impact of switching on eGFR.
Investigators conducted a randomized, open-label trial during the 2018-2019 influenza season to assess neutralization titers in pre- and post-immunization sera from 133 adults immunized with one of three types of influenza vaccines.
Researchers conducted a prospective study to analyze the relationship between continued angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor (ACEi) or angiotensin II receptor blocker (ARB) use in the hospital and better clinical outcomes (ICU admission, morbidity, mortality).
Researchers conducted a retrospective cohort study to analyze national trends in drug payments and other associated costs of HIV PrEP treatment.
New study published in the European Respiratory Journal suggest that in most settings, the odds of drug resistance are the same for children and adults with TB, consistent with past research.
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