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Early follow-up associated with lower risk for readmission in OPAT patients

Early follow-up associated with lower risk for readmission in OPAT patients
February 16, 2019
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Parents collect respiratory samples earlier in illness than HCWs

February 15, 2019
Parents in Australia who were trained to collect nasal swabs did so nearly 2 days sooner after their children’s symptoms of an acute respiratory infection appeared…
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CDC includes ‘homelessness’ as indication for hepatitis A vaccine

February 15, 2019
The CDC recently announced that all persons aged 1 year or older experiencing homelessness should be routinely immunized for hepatitis A, based on a review of recent…

Hand-to-genital contact unlikely to cause HPV transmission

February 15, 2019
HPV transmission is unlikely to occur from hand-to-genital contact, and most infections are caused by genital-to-genital sexual transmission, according to a recent study…
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Re-exposure to antibiotics increases risk for VRE recolonization

February 15, 2019
Findings from a retrospective cohort study showed that colonization with vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus, or VRE, is significantly associated with VRE infection and…
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Implications of Emerging Antiviral Agents for Influenza: Assessing the Evidence

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Genentech, Inc.

The administration of influenza vaccines has remained the most effective way to prevent seasonal influenza. However…
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CDC includes ‘homelessness’ as indication for hepatitis A vaccine

February 15, 2019
The CDC recently announced that all persons aged 1 year or older experiencing homelessness should be routinely…
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VIDEO: ‘Increasing interest’ in universal CMV screening in NICUs

November 21, 2018
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