Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy (ICAAC)

Healio brings you the highlights from the Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy (ICAAC). Refer back to this page often for the latest news from ICAAC, perspectives and interviews with leading researchers and clinicians, and to review archives of past meetings.

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VIDEO: Monoclonal antibody shows promise in CDI treatment

September 23, 2015
SAN DIEGO — Mark H. Wilcox, MD, FRCPath, professor of medical microbiology at Leeds Teaching Hospitals and the University of Leeds, discusses…
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INSTIs appear best for HIV patients with cancer

September 18, 2013
DENVER — Integrase strand transfer inhibitors appear to be the preferred antiretroviral agent for HIV patients receiving chemotherapy…
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Hospital disinfectants created drug-resistant Acinetobacter strains

September 16, 2013
DENVER — Exposure to disinfectants can lead to resistant isolates of Acinetobacter spp. in hospitals, researchers reported here at the 2013…
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Single-tablet ART regimen led to greater treatment adherence

September 16, 2013
DENVER — Patients with HIV who received highly active antiretroviral therapy as a single daily tablet were twice as likely to adhere to their…
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Triple oseltamivir dose resulted in rapid clearance of H1N1

September 13, 2013
DENVER — Treatment with a triple dose of oseltamivir resulted in more rapid viral clearance in patients with severe pandemic (H1N1) influenza…
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PCV13 affects resistance patterns of S. pneumoniae

September 12, 2013
DENVER — More than 40% of Streptococcus pneumoniae that cause serious infections in Canada are included in the current 13-valent pneumococcal…
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Pertussis incidence among older adults may be underestimated

September 12, 2013
DENVER — Researchers observed a substantial disease burden due to Bordetella pertussis in adults aged 50 years and older, suggesting that the…
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Sandflies found in three states in Austria

September 12, 2013
DENVER — Sandflies are more active for a longer period of time in Austria than previously thought, and this may lead to an emergence of…
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Hospital-acquired MRSA increased active infection rate

September 12, 2013
DENVER — Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus acquired during hospitalization increases the risk for developing an active infection…
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Secondary UTI diagnosis increased clinical, economic burdens

September 12, 2013
DENVER — Urinary tract infections are significantly associated with the utilization of health care resources among hospitalized patients…