Treatment of MSSA bacteremia with a combination of β-lactam and daptomycin failed to reduce mortality compared with β-lactam monotherapy.
Mycoplasma genitalium can be the only cause of symptomatic urethritis in men who took ineffective antibiotics.
Long-term antibiotics to prevent recurrent urinary tract infections (UTIs) in children offer a modest benefit but may increase the occurrence of UTIs caused by resistant bacteria.
Approaches to emergency department community-acquired pneumonia care can incorporate either guideline-based serial clinical assessment or procalcitonin-driven strategies.
For patients with uncomplicated Pseudomonas aeruginosa bloodstream infections, the odds of recurrent infection or death within 30 days were similar for long- or short-course therapy.
Azithromycin leads to significant drops in treatment intensification and step-up in hospital care.
Climatic factors significantly contribute to the prediction of antimicrobial resistance in different healthcare systems and societies, and climate change may increase the transmission of antimicrobial resistance.
In patients with a TKA periprosthetic joint infection who undergo DAIR, the addition of extended treatment with oral antibiotics appears to be safe and efficacious.
Link seen between patient hand contamination with resistant organisms and room surface contamination
Patients with suspected urinary tract infection syndromes may be unnecessarily prescribed antibiotics.
Over-the-counter throat products may be contributing to antibiotic resistance.
Mode of delivery, independent of maternal antibiotic exposure, plays a major role in infant gut microbiota development.
A new clinical guideline on the diagnosis and treatment of recurrent urinary tract infections in women was released by AUA.
A combination dose of ceftolozane/tazobactam is noninferior to meropenem for treating nosocomial pneumonia.
Researchers reported a case of drug resistance against 2 recently approved antitubercular medications: delamanid and bedaquiline.
For women in middle and late adulthood, longer duration of antibiotic use is associated with an increased risk for CVD events.
No evidence seen for benefits of screening nonpregnant women or men for asymptomatic bacteriuria
Antibiotic prophylaxis did not significantly lower the risk of pelvic infection in low- and middle-income countries when administered before miscarriage surgery.
An internet-based training program designed to enhance communication skills in C-reactive protein point of care testing may be helpful in reducing long-term antibiotic prescribing in respiratory tract infections.
The dosing recommendations regarding levofloxacin for the treatment and prevention of drug-resistant tuberculosis in children may need to be re-evaluated.