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Vitamin D supplementation decreased risk for recurrent AOM

September 12, 2013
DENVER — Supplementation with vitamin D decreased the risk for recurrent acute otitis media infection in young children, according to data…
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Antibiotic stewardship interventions resulted in decreased treatment duration

September 12, 2013
DENVER — Antibiotic stewardship interventions can result in a reduction of intravenous antibiotic treatment duration, cost savings per episode…
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Patients’ history, clinical findings may limit diagnostic investigations for recurrent CAP

September 12, 2013
DENVER — When recurrent community-acquired pneumonia occurs, it is possible to limit diagnostic investigations by evaluating a patient’s…
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Rhinovirus frequently tied to pediatric CAP

September 12, 2013
DENVER — Pediatric community-acquired pneumonia is frequently associated with rhinoviruses, particularly type A, according to data presented…
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Group A streptococcus vaccine would likely decrease infection risk

September 12, 2013
DENVER — Developing a vaccine against group A streptococcusin young children would allow protection before the risk period, researchers…
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Vaccinations increased serotype protection in children with idiopathic nephrotic syndrome

September 11, 2013
DENVER — Administration of the 13-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine increased protection against Streptococcus pneumoniae that induce…
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TMP-SMX, clindamycin effective treatment of uncomplicated SSTIs

September 10, 2013
DENVER — Clindamycin and trimethoprim/sulfamethoxazole were similar in efficacy for primary treatment of uncomplicated skin and soft tissue…