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S. aureus infections increasingly resistant to clindamycin, TMP-SMX

July 23, 2018
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Reported penicillin allergy increases chance of drug-resistant infection

July 3, 2018
The use of alternative antibiotics in those with a reported penicillin allergy accounts for over half of the increased risk of methicillin-resistant Staphylcoccus

PWID 16 times likelier to develop invasive MRSA infections

June 8, 2018
People who inject drugs are around 16 times more likely to develop an invasive MRSA infection compared with others, with cases in this population rising from 4.1% to…
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17-month-old male presents with fever, right periorbital swelling

Infectious Diseases in Children, March 2018
James H Brien, DO
A previously healthy 17-month-old male, whose past medical history is positive only for being significantly behind in his immunizations, presented to a local ER with…
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CME Article

MRSA, Staphylococcal Scalded Skin Syndrome, and Other Cutaneous Bacterial Emergencies

Pediatric Annals, October 2010, Volume 39 Issue 10
Cutaneous bacterial infections are important to recognize in pediatrics. Some may actually be emergencies. These…
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HPV Immunization: Applying Fact versus Fiction

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Merck & Co., Inc.

Recent recommendations from the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) and the Centers for Disease Control…
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American Academy of Pediatrics National Conference & Exhibition

American Academy of Pediatrics National Conference & Exhibition

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VIDEO: E. coli outbreak in rural community linked to bull manure

April 22, 2018
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