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Rapid DNA sequencing device identifies UTI pathogens, resistance

September 25, 2015
SAN DIEGO — A rapid DNA sequencing device may effectively identify pathogens and antibiotic resistance in patients at high risk for urosepsis…
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Prevalence of comorbidities rising among HIV patients

September 24, 2015
SAN DIEGO — New research suggests an increasing proportion of patients with HIV are experiencing cardiovascular conditions, renal impairment…

S. pneumoniae major cause of severe pneumonia in children

September 23, 2015
SAN DIEGO — Severe pneumonia in pediatric patients was caused most commonly by Streptococcus pneumoniae, metapneumovirus, respiratory…
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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…

Use of OPAT suggests inclusion in antibiotic stewardship program

September 23, 2015
SAN DIEGO — The widespread use of pediatric outpatient parenteral antimicrobial therapy positions it as a primary candidate for an antibiotic…
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Disinfectant use at day care centers reduces antibiotic use in attendees

September 22, 2015
SAN DIEGO — The use of quaternary ammonium spray disinfectant and disinfecting wipes at child care centers significantly reduced the amount of…
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Low-cost vaginal ring targets transmission of HIV, STIs

September 22, 2015
SAN DIEGO — An easily produced, multiple-reservoir vaginal silicone ring capable of delivering antiviral treatments for HIV and sexually…
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Email alerts reduce unnecessary antibiotic use in cancer patients

September 22, 2015
SAN DIEGO — Daily email alerts sent to physicians who treat patients with cancer significantly reduced unnecessary antibiotic use in those…
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Reduced cost makes cefazolin ‘appealing’ first-line therapy for MSSA

September 22, 2015
SAN DIEGO — Cefazolin was associated with fewer adverse events and had similar efficacy compared with nafcillin for the treatment of…

Rotavirus vaccine, PCV reduce hospital burden of infant infections

September 21, 2015
SAN DIEGO — The introduction of pneumococcal conjugate and rotavirus vaccines to a pediatric hospital population in Israel significantly…