Infectious Diseases

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FMT safe, effective in patients with IBD, C. diff infection

FMT safe, effective in patients with IBD, <i>C. diff </i>infection
May 21, 2019

Top stories in infectious disease: EMR tool reduces C. difficile testing, chlorhexidine prevents UTIs

May 21, 2019
Among the top stories in infectious disease last week were a study that reported an electronic medical record-based decision support matrix reduced the frequency of…
Meeting News

E-cigarettes may weaken immune system’s response to flu

May 21, 2019
Research presented at the American Thoracic Society’s International Meeting suggests that although e-cigarettes and cigarettes can leave people susceptible to…
In the Journals

Glucocorticoid use tied to increased risk for infection in patients with RA after arthroplasty

May 20, 2019
Patients with rheumatoid arthritis who used glucocorticoids and underwent knee or hip arthroplasty were at an increased risk for adverse events, according to a recent…
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