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Research & Reviews  389 results

Rickettsial Infection
http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/968385-overview

Nov 22nd, 2021 - Background Rickettsiae comprise a group of microorganisms that phylogenetically occupy a position between bacteria and viruses. The genus Rickettsia is included in the bacterial tribe Rickettsiae, family Rickettsiaceae, and order Rickettsiales. Th...

Rickettsial Infection
https://emedicine.medscape.com/article/968385-print

Nov 22nd, 2021 - Background Rickettsiae comprise a group of microorganisms that phylogenetically occupy a position between bacteria and viruses. The genus Rickettsia is included in the bacterial tribe Rickettsiae, family Rickettsiaceae, and order Rickettsiales. Th...

Meningitis Workup
http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/232915-workup

Nov 16th, 2021 - Approach Considerations The diagnostic challenges in patients with clinical findings of meningitis are as follows: Early identification and treatment of patients with acute bacterial meningitis Assessing whether a treatable central nervous system ...

A Unique Triad of Invasive Sinusitis, Brain Abscess with Focal Cerebritis, and COVID-19.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8557857
The American Journal of Case Reports; Shahab A, Arora A et. al.

Oct 28th, 2021 - BACKGROUND We present a case of invasive sinusitis with rhinocerebral infection in a patient who had mild symptoms of COVID-19 infection and did not receive any immunosuppressive therapies. CASE REPORT A 49-year-old man with a history of uncontrol...

Lactamica 9: Neisseria Lactamica Inoculation in Late Pregnancy
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT04784845

Oct 25th, 2021 - We plan to perform nasal inoculation with N. lactamica (wild type strain Y92-1009) in healthy pregnant women, to establish whether horizontal N. lactamica transfer to their neonates occurs, and to characterise the impact on the developing neonatal...

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Guidelines  2 results

Diagnosis of periprosthetic joint infections of the hip and knee.
https://doi.org/10.5435/00124635-201012000-00006
The Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons; Della Valle C, Parvizi J et. al.

Dec 2nd, 2010 - No preferred test for diagnosis of periprosthetic joint infection exists, and the algorithm for the workup of patients suspected of infection remains unclear. The work group evaluated the available literature to determine the role of each diagnost...

Screening for Bacterial Vaginosis: Clinical Summary
https://allmedx.com/USPSTFPDF/bvsum.pdf

Feb 5th, 2008 - Screening for Bacterial Vaginosis: Clinical Summary of U.S. Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation Population Asymptomatic Pregnant Women Without Risk Factors for Preterm Delivery Asymptomatic Pregnant Women With ...

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Clinicaltrials.gov  15 results

Lactamica 9: Neisseria Lactamica Inoculation in Late Pregnancy
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT04784845

Oct 25th, 2021 - We plan to perform nasal inoculation with N. lactamica (wild type strain Y92-1009) in healthy pregnant women, to establish whether horizontal N. lactamica transfer to their neonates occurs, and to characterise the impact on the developing neonatal...

Evaluation of a Novel Female Hygiene Device for Postcoital Discomfort
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT04885556

May 13th, 2021 - Despite the significant number of sexual dysfunctions in women, physicians often avoid discussing these concerns in the office setting. With recent research on the role of the pelvic floor, and recently approved medical therapies for hypoactive se...

Daptomycin for the Treatment of Severe Necrotizing Soft-Tissue Infections
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT00261807

Apr 27th, 2021 - At the shock trauma center, the management of patients with NSTI is conducted in the following fashion: All new patients with NSTI are admitted to the trauma center through the 12-bed shock trauma admitting area. Full hemodynamic resuscitation is ...

GRam Stain-guided Antibiotics ChoicE for Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia (GRACE-VAP) Trial
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT03506113

Jun 2nd, 2020 - Background: Optimising the use of antibiotic agents is a pressing challenge to overcoming the rapid emergence and spread of multidrug-resistant pathogens in intensive care units (ICUs). Although Gram staining may possibly provide immediate informa...

Randomized Controlled Trial of Treatment of Male Partners of Women With BV
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT02209519

Apr 27th, 2020 - This study will be performed as a phase III randomized, double-blinded trial to evaluate the efficacy of 1) metronidazole 500 mg PO BID for 7 days versus 2) placebo capsules alone for treatment of the male sexual partner of women with recurrent BV...

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News  51 results

Bedside Test Can Help Rule Out Septic Arthritis in Native Joints
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/947852

Mar 23rd, 2021 - NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Leucocyte esterase (LE) dipstick testing of synovial fluid aspirate can help rule out septic arthritis in adults presenting to the emergency department with a hot, inflamed native joint, report researchers in the U.K. L...

Community-Acquired Pneumonia (CAP) Clinical Practice Guidelines (2019)
https://reference.medscape.com/viewarticle/920604

Nov 4th, 2019 - The Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) and American Thoracic Society (ATS) issued clinical practice guidelines for community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) in adults in October 2019.[1] Diagnosis Gram stain and sputum culture Routine sputum c...

STI update: Testing, treatment, and emerging threats
https://www.mdedge.com/ccjm/article/211165/infectious-diseases/sti-update-testing-treatment-and-emerging-threats/page/0/2?channel=176

Nov 1st, 2019 - M GENITALIUM IS EMERGING A member of the Mycoplasmataceae family, M genitalium was originally identified as a pathogen in the early 1980s but has only recently emerged as an important cause of STI. Studies indicate that it is responsible for 10% t.

Cutaneous Nocardiosis in an Immunocompromised Patient
https://www.mdedge.com/dermatology/article/209340/infectious-diseases/cutaneous-nocardiosis-immunocompromised-patient/page/0/1?channel=45

Oct 3rd, 2019 - Gram stain revealed gram-variable, branching, bacterial organisms morphologically consistent with Nocardia. Grocott-Gomori methenamine-silver and periodic acid–Schiff stains also highlighted the bacterial organisms (Figure 5).

We Often Get CAP Wrong: Case Challenges
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/914104

Jun 13th, 2019 - Pneumonia in the Postantibiotic Era Pinpointing the source of infection in community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) can be a daunting task that more often than not results in failure. Although Streptococcus pneumoniae are the most frequently isolated ba...

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