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Antiseptic prevents therapy dogs from spreading MRSA to pediatric cancer patients

Antiseptic prevents therapy dogs from spreading MRSA to pediatric cancer patients
October 5, 2018
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Daptomycin, fosfomycin combination more effective against MRSA

October 4, 2018
SAN FRANCISCO — The combination of daptomycin and fosfomycin was more effective in treating MRSA bacteremia than daptomycin alone, according to a recent study. …
In the Journals

Hospital privacy curtains harbor infectious bacteria

September 27, 2018
Patient privacy curtains in hospitals became increasingly contaminated with pathogens and most tested positive for MRSA after 21 days of being hung, according to…
In the Journals Plus

S. aureus originated in humans, jumped back and forth between livestock

September 23, 2018
Humans were likely the original source of Staphylococcus aureus, which jumped back and forth between people and livestock over thousands of years, leading to epidemic…
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HIV Curbside Consults – Volume II: Principles of HIV Treatment Selection and Simplification

This activity is supported by an educational grant from ViiV Healthcare.

Medical comorbidities can present challenges in the treatment of HIV. Richard Elion, MD and Charles Hicks, MD discuss…
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Editorial

Tribute to Ted Eickhoff: Infectious disease practitioners as public health advocates

Infectious Disease News, August 2018
Kathleen F Gensheimer, MD MPH FIDSA
Ted Eickhoff understood the intersection of public health and the infectious disease practitioner, effectively using…
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VIDEO: Experts focus on vaccines to combat antimicrobial resistance

April 26, 2016
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