Researchers conducted a study to assess the safety and efficacy of aminoglycosides or polymyxin monotherapy for the treatment of adults with complicated urinary tract infections caused by extensively drug-resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa.
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.
Researchers conducted a study to determine whether C-reactive protein (CRP) velocity is effective for differentiating between acute viral and bacterial infections in patients with relatively decreased CRP concentrations.
Researchers conducted a study to compare the effects of short- vs long-course antibiotics for the treatment of bloodstream infections in patients with acute myeloid leukemia and chemotherapy-induced febrile neutropenia.
Researchers conducted a multicenter analysis that compared the ability of 3 nucleic acid amplification tests to detect extragenital Chlamydia trachomatis and Neisseria gonorrhoeae infections in oropharyngeal and anorectal swab specimens.