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Overall antibiotic use linked to C. difficile in U.S. hospitals

October 30, 2017
SAN DIEGO — A CDC study of more than 500 U.S. hospitals showed overall inpatient antibiotic use correlated with increased rates of…
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VIDEO: H7N9 a ‘virus of greatest concern’

October 18, 2017
SAN DIEGO — Timothy M. Uyeki, MD, medical epidemiologist in the CDC’s Influenza Division, discusses new developments in the avian…
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VIDEO: ‘Great need’ for new antivirals to combat H7N9

October 17, 2017
SAN DIEGO — In this video, Timothy M. Uyeki, MD, medical epidemiologist in the CDC’s Influenza Division, discusses the growing avian…

Reported penicillin allergy increases SSI risk

October 16, 2017
Patients with a documented penicillin allergy had an increased risk for developing surgical site infections, which researchers linked to the use of…
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VIDEO: Letermovir CMV prophylaxis offers survival benefit in hematopoietic cell transplant patients

October 14, 2017
SAN DIEGO — Francisco Marty, MD, associate professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School and attending physician at Dana-Farber Cancer…
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VIDEO: Ibalizumab continues to suppress MDR HIV after 48 weeks

October 13, 2017
SAN DIEGO — In this video, Brinda Emu, MD, assistant professor of medicine at Yale University, reviews 48-week data of a phase 3 trial…
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Health care-associated infection risk decreases 22% in US hospitals

October 11, 2017
SAN DIEGO — Patients seen at acute-care hospitals in the United States were 22% less likely to acquire a health care-associated infection in…
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Automated UV-C device helps rid patient touchscreens of viruses

October 11, 2017
SAN DIEGO — An automated device that uses ultraviolet C light as a disinfectant can help reduce the transmission of viruses from computer…
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Single-dose RSV immunoprophylaxis safe, effective in preterm infants

October 11, 2017
SAN DIEGO — A 50-mg dose of MEDI8897, a single-dose monoclonal antibody immunoprophylaxis designed to prevent respiratory syncytial virus, was…
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Secondhand smoke increases inflammation risk in infants with RSV

October 10, 2017
SAN DIEGO — Exposing infants with respiratory syncytial virus bronchiolitis to secondhand smoke increases their risk of inflammation, while…

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IDWeek 2018

October 3, 2018 - October 7, 2018

  • Location: San Francisco, Calif.
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