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Research & Reviews  1,881 results

Molecular epidemiology and clinical risk factors for rifaximin-nonsusceptible Clostridi...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jgar.2021.07.009
Journal of Global Antimicrobial Resistance; Kim D, Kim YA et. al.

Jul 29th, 2021 - This study was designed to investigate the molecular epidemiology of Clostridioides difficile in South Korea, and to evaluate the risk factors of rifaximin-nonsusceptible C. difficile infections (CDI). A total of 413 patients with CDI from two sen...

Variability of Beta-Lactam Broth Microdilution for Pseudomonas aeruginosa.
https://doi.org/10.1128/AAC.00640-21
Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy; Bhalodi AA, Oppermann N et. al.

Jul 27th, 2021 - Antimicrobial susceptibility testing for Pseudomonas aeruginosa is critical to determine suitable treatment options. Commercial susceptibility tests are typically calibrated against the reference method, broth microdilution (BMD). Imprecision of m...

Bloodstream Infections in Children With Cancer: Pathogen Distribution and Antimicrobial...
https://doi.org/10.1097/MPH.0000000000002258
Journal of Pediatric Hematology/oncology; Maarbjerg SF, Kiefer LV et. al.

Jul 27th, 2021 - Bloodstream infections (BSIs) adversely affect clinical outcome in children with cancer. Over 1 decade, this retrospective cohort study describes pathogen distribution in BSIs and antimicrobial susceptibility against empirical antibiotics frequent...

Novel genomic islands and a new vanD-subtype in the first sporadic VanD-type vancomycin...
https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0255187
PloS One; Al Rubaye MTS, Janice J et. al.

Jul 24th, 2021 - Vancomycin-resistant enterococci (VRE) represent several types of transferable vancomycin resistance gene clusters. The vanD type, associated with moderate to high level vancomycin resistance, has only sporadically been described in clinical isola...

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Guidelines  2 results

Polymyxin Susceptibility Testing and Interpretive Breakpoints: Recommendations from the...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6985752
Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy; Pogue JM, Jones RN et. al.

Nov 27th, 2019 - The polymyxins are important agents for carbapenem-resistant Gram-negative bacilli. The United States Committee on Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing breakpoint recommendations for colistin and polymyxin B are that isolates of Pseudomonas aerugi...

The 2018 Lebanese Society of Infectious Diseases and Clinical Microbiology Guidelines f...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6441166
BMC Infectious Diseases; Haddad N, Kanj SS et. al.

Mar 31st, 2019 - The Lebanese Society of Infectious Diseases and Clinical Microbiology (LSIDCM) is involved in antimicrobial stewardship. In an attempt at guiding clinicians across Lebanon in regards to the proper use of antimicrobial agents, members of this socie...

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Drugs  19 results see all →

Clinicaltrials.gov  19 results

Bacterial Colonization in Tracheostomized Patients With Neurological or Neuromuscular Disease
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT02400086

Jan 27th, 2020 - At their admission in Raymond Poincaré hospital in the long-term ventilation unit for a ventilation check-up, patients with a long-term tracheostomy and suffering from a neurological or neuromuscular disease will be included in the study if they h...

Rapid Identification and Phenotypic Susceptibility Testing for Gram-Negative Bacteremia
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT03218397

Nov 26th, 2019 - RAPIDS-GN is a multi-center, prospective, randomized, controlled trial to evaluate the following strategies for patients with confirmed gram-negative bacillus bacteremia (GNB): Standard culture and antimicrobial susceptibility testing (AST); or Ra...

Rapid Urinary Tract Infection Diagnosis and Real-time Antimicrobial Stewardship Decision Support
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT03256825

Aug 13th, 2019 - This interventional study in two centers compares two groups with each other and with a pre-intervention control group. In group 1 rapid techniques for handling urine cultures will be the only intervention. In group 2 rapid diagnostics will be sup...

Impact of a Strategy Based on Bacterial DNA Detection to Optimize Antibiotics in Patients With Hospital-acquired Pneumonia
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT03711331

Aug 5th, 2019 - VAPERO is a randomized, unblinded, controlled study to measure the impact of a strategy based on the Unyvero® multiplex PCR test on the adjustment of antimicrobial therapy in patients suspected with ventilator-associated or hospital-acquired pneum...

Early-Onset Sepsis an NICHD/CDC Surveillance Study
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT02410486

Mar 11th, 2019 - Neonatal pathogens other than group B Streptococcus (GBS) and resistant to beta-lactam antibiotics have emerged as the most common etiologic agents of EOS and EOM among preterm and term neonates and result in high mortality rates, potentially offs...

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News  46 results

2018 Medical Device Recalls | FDA
https://www.fda.gov/medical-devices/medical-device-recalls/2018-medical-device-recalls

The list below contains recalls that were issued in 2018. 2018 Recalls Device Name Date GE Healthcare Recalls CareScape R860 Inspiratory Safety Guard Due to Risk of Disconnection from Breathing Circuit 12/12/18 Synaptive Medical Recalls BrightMatt...

BioMerieux Recalls VITEK 2 Gram Positive Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing (AST) Cards Due to False Results for some strains of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) | FDA
https://www.fda.gov/medical-devices/medical-device-recalls/biomerieux-recalls-vitek-2-gram-positive-antimicrobial-susceptibility-testing-ast-cards-due-false

The FDA has identified this as a Class I recall, the most serious type of recall. Use of these devices may cause serious injuries or death Recalled Product Name: VITEK 2 Gram Positive Cefoxitin Screen; VITEK 2 Gram Positive AST for Oxacillin   Lot...

Low-Salt Diet and Heart Failure; New Gonorrhea Tx: It's PodMed Double T!
https://www.medpagetoday.com/cardiology/hypertension/76245

Nov 10th, 2018 - PodMed Double T is a weekly podcast from Texas Tech. In it, Elizabeth Tracey, director of electronic media for Johns Hopkins Medicine, and Rick Lange, MD, president of the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center in El Paso, look at the top me...

DNA Sequencing Holds Promise for Pinpointing TB Drug Susceptibility
https://www.medpagetoday.com/infectiousdisease/tuberculosis/75343

Sep 26th, 2018 - Sequencing tuberculosis pathogens' genomes predicted susceptibility to first-line therapies with better than 90% accuracy in an early study, researchers said. Whole-genome sequencing was correlated to the results of culture-based drug susceptibili...

Rise in Possible Fluoroquinolone-Resistant Shigella Isolates, CDC Warns
https://www.staging.medscape.com/viewarticle/897806

Jun 7th, 2018 - The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) continues to see an increasing number of Shigella isolates that test within the susceptible range for the fluoroquinolone antibiotic ciprofloxacin (minimum inhibitory concentration [MIC] valu...

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