Most Recent Articles by Roxanne Nelson, BSN, RN
Recommended indications for Streptococcus pneumoniae and Legionella pneumophila antigen testing for CAP have poor sensitivity and specificity for identifying patients to screen.
ART prior to becoming pregnant was linked with reduced risk for hospitalization because of infections in seronegative infants who are exposed to HIV.
Sepsis associated with treatment for acute lymphoblastic leukemia in pediatric patients can affect long-term neurocognitive function.
Shedding of Salmonella Typhi or Paratyphi in the stool/urine leads to contamination of food/water, but vaccines can reduce stool shedding.
Oral vancomycin is effective in preventing C difficile infection in allogeneic hematopoietic cell transplant patients and does not raise the risk for GVHD.
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