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Antibiotic prescribing increases among nurse practitioners, physician assistants

September 19, 2015
SAN DIEGO — Researchers have observed an increase in antibiotic prescribing among nurse practitioners and physician assistants, particularly…
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Overprescribed fluoroquinolones for cystitis increases risk for antibiotic resistance

September 18, 2015
SAN DIEGO — Most primary care providers inappropriately prescribed fluoroquinolone antibiotics for acute cystitis, increasing the risk for…
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Personality-specific interventions improve infection control adherence

September 18, 2015
SAN DIEGO — Tailoring advisory messages to the personalities of health care workers could greater improve adherence to infection prevention and…
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Fosfomycin plus imipenem effective for MRSA bacteremia, endocarditis

September 18, 2015
SAN DIEGO — Fosfomycin in combination with imipenem was effective for treating MRSA bacteremia and endocarditis, representing a viable…
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Contact lens case changes color to signal bacterial contamination

September 18, 2015
SAN DIEGO — Researchers have developed a microbial sensing device that alerts contact lens wearers of unsafe levels of bacteria and to discard…
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Providers report low adherence to influenza recommendations during pregnancy

September 18, 2015
SAN DIEGO — Forty percent of health care providers in Quebec, Canada, did not offer the influenza vaccine to pregnant women despite their…
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Infectious Disease News prepares for ICAAC 2015

September 17, 2015
SAN DIEGO — Infectious Disease News and Healio.com will offer live coverage from the American Society for Microbiology’s 2015…