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Association Between Alcohol Use Disorders and Hospital Pneumonia Outcomes

Hospitalized patients with alcohol use disorder (AUD) and community-acquired pneumonia harbor resistant organisms less often than hospitalized patients with community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) without AUD, according to a study published in JAMA Network Open. In addition, researchers noted that the higher age-adjusted mortality risk seen in patients with AUD appears to a result of differences in comorbidities,…

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Ibuprofen and Antibiotics Display Synergy Against Pseudomonas aeruginosa

Combinations of ibuprofen with aztreonam and ceftazidime display synergistic antimicrobial activity against drug-resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa isolates in vitro, and efficacy of ceftazidime combined with ibuprofen was shown in vivo in a murine P aeruginosa pneumonia model, according to research presented at American Society of Microbiology (ASM) Microbe 2019 held from June 20-24, 2019 in San Francisco, California. Approximately…

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