A first clinical experience with brodalumab in an HIV-positive patient proves successful and may imply the utility of brodalumab in this patient group.
According to Mylan, the administration of the recalled product may lead to “serious adverse events including, but not limited to, local irritation, vasculitis/phlebitis, antigenic or allergic reactions, and microvascular obstruction, including pulmonary embolism.”
The FDA has expanded the approval of Sivextro.
Treatment considerations for vulnerable patients with pemphigus during the COVID-19 pandemic are outlined.
Risk for infection influenced by defect size and use of complex layered closure in closed surgical wounds.
The delayed onset of a severe cutaneous reaction to hydroxychloroquine means clinicians may continue to see patients presenting with the symptoms.
Screening for extended-spectrum β-lactamase-producing Enterobacteriaceae (ESBL-PE) carriage before and personalizing prophylaxis for carriers after elective colorectal surgery reduces the risk of surgical site infections.
Using oral antibiotics when possible and limiting the durations of vancomycin treatment may decrease vancomycin-associated acute kidney injury in patients with acute bacterial skin and skin structure infections.
A high prevalence of antibiotic use and skin and soft tissue infections caused by community-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus were identified in Indigenous Canadian communities.
Preemptive use of acyclovir does not seem to reduce the duration of mechanical ventilation in critically ill patients with herpes simplex virus (HSV) oropharyngeal reactivation.
Household environment plays a key role in the transmission of community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) skin and soft tissue infections.
Eradication of prosthetic hip and knee joint infections is challenging, with failure rates >20% even in the setting of complete prosthesis removal.
Varicella zoster virus (VZV) is extremely stable during the varicella replication phase and subsequent establishment of latency in sensory ganglia throughout the body.
Infection prevention programs targeting low-income groups undergoing colectomy may be important in reducing surgical site infections.
Study shows mechanism of statins can induce onset of diabetes
A review finds that fluconazole is the only commercially available evidence-based option for systemic treatment of cutaneous candidiasis.
SB206 12% represents a well-tolerated topical treatment for molluscum contagiosum that can be applied at home by patients or caregivers, solving an unmet medical need.
Polymicrobial prosthetic joint infections managed with surgical debridement, antibiotics and implant retention (DAIR) had high readmission rates and deep surgical site infections.
Length of stay for ABSSSI hospital admissions were significantly improved after implementing dalbavancin therapy with the ENHANCE ABSSSI trial.
Once-daily oral omadacycline was noninferior to twice-daily oral linezolid in adults with acute bacterial skin and skin structure infections.