Retrospective analysis was conducted to assess the presence of A faecalis infection, extensively drug-resistant A faecalis infection, and the susceptibility of commonly used antibiotics for the treatment of A faecalis and XDR A faecalis.
The Laboratory Risk Indicator for Necrotizing Fasciitis (LRINEC) scoring system’s utility in diagnosing necrotizing soft tissue infections of the lower extremities in patients with diabetes was assessed.
To accommodate patients remotely during the COVID-19 pandemic, practices may have expanded personnel access to protected health information and relied on devices that might be vulnerable to cyber attacks.
Study authors investigated the persistence of immune response with a single-dose of inactivated Japanese encephalitis vaccine and the interchangeability with a live-attenuated vaccine in healthy children aged 1 to 15 years.
In order to investigate the risk of psychiatric disease, the percentage of psychiatric hospital inpatient and outpatient contacts, and the receipt of prescribed psychiatric medications among patients in Denmark with Lyme neuroborreliosis was compared with individuals in a matched comparison cohort.
Investigators assessed the incidence of acute kidney injury in patients requiring vancomycin and antipseudomonal agents, particularly comparing piperacillin-tazobactam vs cefepime in combination with vancomycin.
Study authors sought to determine the effect of antibiotic use and immune checkpoint inhibitors on overall survival, profession-free survival, response rate, and progressive disease rate in cancer patients.