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Updated guidance on asymptomatic bacteriuria adds patients who should not be tested

March 22, 2019
In the Journals

Bacteremia, meningitis rates twice as high among febrile neonates vs. infants

March 22, 2019
Although rates of bacterial meningitis are low among neonates and infants, researchers estimated that febrile children in the first month of life are at nearly twice the…
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Infective endocarditis related to IV drug use increasing hospital admissions, changing treatment paradigm

March 22, 2019
NEW ORLEANS — Hospital admissions for infective endocarditis related to IV drug use increased by 436% from 2012 to 2017 at Ohio State University Wexner Medical…

TB cases in US hit all-time low; declines insufficient to meet goals

March 22, 2019
Tuberculosis cases in the United States in 2018 fell to the lowest level ever reported, according to preliminary surveillance data, but the rate of progress toward the…
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