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Stewardship-focused rounds improve guideline adherence among medical residents

Stewardship-focused rounds improve guideline adherence among medical residents
September 15, 2019
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Helminth infection may reduce HIV transmission, disease

September 14, 2019
In vitro findings published in PLOS Pathogens showed that Schistosoma mansoni antigens have the ability to reduce HIV infection and replication, suggesting that…
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ID physicians prefer oral antibiotics for treatment of patients with bacteremia

September 13, 2019
A survey among members of the Infectious Diseases Society of America’s Emerging Infection Network showed that the majority of adult infectious disease physicians…
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Fluoroquinolones pose risk for aortic, mitral regurgitation

September 13, 2019
Current and recent use of fluoroquinolones, but not past use, were associated with elevated risk for aortic and mitral regurgitation, researchers reported…
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Current method of calculating SSIs underestimates rates of some procedures

September 13, 2019
The current CDC National Healthcare Safety Network method of calculating rates of surgical site infection, or SSI, underestimates the SSI rate in procedures like…
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Prevention and Management of CDI and CMV in HSCT: A Care Team Forum

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Merck & Co., Inc.

Hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HSCT) has revolutionized the treatment of many…
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Findings support efficacy of kidneys from donors with hepatitis C virus for transplant

September 12, 2019
Researchers of a recently published study found kidneys from donors infected with the hepatitis C virus functioned…
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