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Higher limit of detection identifies 97% of HCV viremic infections

February 21, 2019

WHO delays picking H3N2 virus for next season’s flu vaccine

February 21, 2019
The WHO advisory group that recommends which influenza viruses should be included in seasonal vaccines said it would wait another month, until March 21, to select an…
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Limiting blood culture use did not reduce antibiotic use

February 21, 2019
Research published in Infection Control & Hospital Epidemiology suggests that using an intervention that decreases blood culture use for patients receiving care in…
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Hospital halves urine cultures by encouraging urinalysis reflex testing

February 21, 2019
An intervention that included changing the electronic ordering system to encourage urinalysis reflex testing for suspected urinary tract infections led to a 45%…
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Bacterial pneumonia most common cause of unexpected infectious death

February 21, 2019
Bacterial pneumonia was implicated in 43% of all community-based, unexpected infectious disease deaths during a recent 2-year period in one Canadian province, according…
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HIV/AIDS 1 Hour Update For Florida Health Professionals

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This is a 1 hour activity designed for home study by healthcare clinicians. Specifically, it meets the 1 hour HIV/AIDS…
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Limiting blood culture use did not reduce antibiotic use

February 21, 2019
Research published in Infection Control & Hospital Epidemiology suggests that using an intervention that decreases…
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VIDEO: ‘Increasing interest’ in universal CMV screening in NICUs

November 21, 2018
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