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Research & Reviews  2,381 results

Risk Factors of Recurrent Infection in Patients with Staphylococcus aureus Bacteremia: ...
https://doi.org/10.1128/aac.00126-22
Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy; Bae S, Kim ES et. al.

Jun 29th, 2022 - Although several clinical variables have been reported as risk factors for recurrence of Staphylococcus aureus infection, most studies have not considered competing risk events that may overestimate the risk. In this study, we performed competing ...

Epidemiology, Management, and Outcomes of Sepsis in Intensive Care Units Among Countrie...
https://doi.org/10.1164/rccm.202112-2743OC
American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine; Li A, Ling L et. al.

Jun 29th, 2022 - Rationale - Directly comparative data on sepsis epidemiology and sepsis bundle implementation in countries of differing national wealth remain sparse. Objectives - To evaluate across countries/regions of differing income status in Asia (a) the pre...

Temporal Trends in Antimicrobial Prescribing During Hospitalization for Potential Infec...
https://doi.org/10.1001/jamainternmed.2022.2291
JAMA Internal Medicine; Prescott HC, Seelye S et. al.

Jun 28th, 2022 - Some experts have cautioned that national and health system emphasis on rapid administration of antimicrobials for sepsis may increase overall antimicrobial use even among patients without sepsis. To assess whether temporal changes in antimicrobia...

Clinical Significance of BD Bactec FX Blood Culture Incubation Beyond 96 Hours (4 Days).
https://doi.org/10.1128/jcm.00549-22
Journal of Clinical Microbiology; Ulrich PS, Bastian IN et. al.

Jun 28th, 2022 - Blood cultures (BC) for bacteria and yeast have traditionally been incubated for 5 days using modern instruments. Many organisms may grow sooner, and the need for the full 5-day incubation period has been questioned. This study evaluated the clini...

Bartonella quintana Infection in People Experiencing Homelessness in the Denver Metropo...
https://doi.org/10.1093/infdis/jiac238
The Journal of Infectious Diseases; Shepard Z, Barahona LV et. al.

Jun 25th, 2022 - Bartonella quintana is an important cause of infection amongst people experiencing homelessness that is underdiagnosed due to its non-specific clinical manifestations. We reviewed cases identified in the Denver Metropolitan Area from 2016-2021. Th...

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Guidelines  1 results

Clinical Practice Guideline: Prevention of Blood Culture Contamination.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jen.2018.03.019
Journal of Emergency Nursing;

May 23rd, 2018 - Clinical Practice Guideline: Prevention of Blood Culture Contamination.|2018||microbiology,standards,standards,prevention & control,

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Clinicaltrials.gov  242 results

Observational Study About In-patients Admitted With Fever
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT05422651

Jun 16th, 2022 - This study mainly prospectively analyze the clinical data of patients with fever with/without other symptoms admitted to the department of infectious diseases, Xiangya Hospital of Central South University, to analyze the epidemiological characteri...

New Diagnostics in Neutropenia
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT05174546

Jun 8th, 2022 - Study Background In patients with haematological malignancies, neutropenia often leads to the development of severe infections, including bloodstream, which are characterized by high mortality. Patients' management can be challenging as convention...

Candida PCR Diagnosis Strategy in Patients From Intensive Care Units
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT04874441

Jun 6th, 2022 - Invasive candidiasis is a serious infection caused by yeasts of the genus Candida sp. Their incidence is increasing, particularly in intensive care. The prognosis is severe and depends on the early initiation of adequate antifungal treatment. At p...

Investigating Enteric Fever - Salmonella Typhi and Paratyphi Challenge Study
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT02192008

Jun 2nd, 2022 - There are two main groups in this study. Firstly a group of 40 to 60 volunteers recruited from the community and not previously exposed to typhoidal Salmonella (part A); secondly a group of 20 to 60 volunteers from participants of previous challen...

An Oral Amoxicillin-Clavulanate Regimen to Prevent Bacteremia Following Dental Procedures
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT02783404

May 24th, 2022 - PURPOSE: Despite the controversy about the risk of developing bacterial endocarditis of oral origin, numerous Expert Committees in different countries continue to publish prophylactic regimens. To date, the literature is unclear about the role of ...

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News  165 results

No new prognostic factors for mortality following bacteremia in severe pneumococcal community-acquired pneumonia
https://www.mdedge.com/chestphysician/article/249426/community-acquired-pneumonia/no-new-prognostic-factors-mortality

Dec 2nd, 2021 - Key clinical point: Development of bacteremia in immunocompetent adult patients managed in the ICU for severe pneumococcal community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) had no effect on mortality. Main finding: In-hospital mortality (21.

Salvage of Central Venous Catheter Often Successful in Children With CLABSI
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/963181

Nov 18th, 2021 - NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Central venous catheter (CVC) salvage is often attempted and successful in ambulatory children presenting with central-line-associated bloodstream infections (CLABSIs), according to a new study. "Many children leave the...

72-year-old man • fever • new-onset urinary frequency • altered mental state • Dx?
https://www.mdedge.com/familymedicine/article/248466/infectious-diseases
MDedge Family Medicine; Tenzin Tsewang, MD, James Mayberry, MD et. al.

Nov 9th, 2021 - THE CASE A 72-year-old man was admitted to our Dallas hospital with a 4-day history of fevers and new-onset urinary frequency. He did not report any joint pain, sick contacts, or recent travel or recall any skin findings (rashes, insect bites).

Time to Positivity Doesn't Predict Mortality in Bloodstream Infections With Enterococci
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/957275

Aug 26th, 2021 - A short time to positivity (TTP), the period from incubation to blood culture positivity, may help predict mortality rates for patients with Enterococcus faecalis and vancomycin-sensitive E faecium (VSEfm) bloodstream infections (BSIs), but it is ...

AAP Releases Guidelines for Febrile Infants
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/956551

Aug 13th, 2021 - The long-anticipated American Academy of Pediatrics guidelines for the treatment of well-appearing febrile infants have arrived, and key points include updated guidance for cerebrospinal fluid testing and urine cultures, according to Robert Pantel...

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