Hospital-based stewardship interventions were associated with decreased fluoroquinolone prescriptions during hospitalization, but not at discharge.
Among tenofovir gel users, detection of plasma tenofovir may be associated with a reduced risk for herpes simplex virus type 2.
Adhering to mucormycosis treatment guidelines may be difficult for physicians because of the complexity of the disease.
In children aged 6–35 months, vaccination with 2 doses of IIV4 can protect against influenza and reduces the frequency of severe outcomes.
SynGEM, an intranasal subunit vaccine that introduces the respiratory syncytial virus (RSV), has demonstrated efficacy in actuating lasting immune responses in humans.
ACIP updates hepatitis A vaccine recommendations for homeless population.
Transmission of human papillomavirus is unlikely to occur from hand-to-genital contact.
A small percentage of microbiologic test results are used to direct the antibiotic stewardship processes.
Models using EHR data from infants in NICU can detect sepsis hours before clinical signs are apparent.
Most new HIV transmissions are from people who do not know they have HIV infection.
This commentary examines physician options for documenting immigration status considering ethical, legal, and historical circumstances when caring for stigmatized populations during changing political landscapes.
Procalcitonin-guided antibiotic discontinuation was linked with greater rates of survival and reduced antibiotic utilization in critically ill individuals.
Sustained virologic response to the HCV in patients with HCV and HIV coinfection is associated with a lowered risk of diabetes and mortality.
Through multivariate data analyses, researchers in Taiwan found that diabetes mellitus influenced the development of hepatocellular carcinoma in patients with chronic hepatitis B.
An antibacterial envelope can reduce the incidence of major cardiac implantable electronic device infections.
Recombinant human-lactoferrin treatment in PLWHIV receiving ART was not associated with significant improvements in inflammation or immune activation.
Helicobacter pylori infection is associated with a higher risk for type 2 diabetes developing.
Data pooled from 13 countries shows the effectiveness of ombitasvir/paritaprevir/ritonavir±dasabuvir±ribavirin for sustained virologic response in patients with hepatitis C virus.
Researchers postulated that patients with chronic HCV who were never treated with direct antivirals had a higher incidence of HCC.
Consumer Reports warns of ’26-fold increase in the use of streptomycin in plant agriculture’