Investigators conducted a study to determine the relationship between gut microbiota and ghrelin concentrations among patients with positive Helicobacter pylori infection vs those with antigen-negative H pylori infection who received eradication therapy.
Researchers compared 90-day mortality and other clinical outcomes among patients with methicillin-susceptible Staphylococcus aureus infective endocarditis treated with cefazolin vs antistaphylococcal penicillins.
Investigators conducted a prospective genomic surveillance study of gut-colonizing third-generation cephalosporin-resistant Gram-negative organisms and vancomycin-resistant enterococci to improve infection prevention efforts in high-risk settings.
A multidisciplinary panel comprising members from the Infectious Diseases Society of America and the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America created guidelines for health care professionals caring for patients with C difficile infection.
The purpose of the study was to compare a composite clinical failure outcome of 60-day readmission, 60-day recurrence, and mortality in patients treated for MRSA with dual therapy vs those de-escalated to monotherapy.