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Prolonged Infusion of β-lactams Lowers Mortality in Sepsis Patients
A recent study finds that prolonged infusion of antipseudomonal β-lactams in patients with sepsis was associated with significantly less mortality when compared with short-term infusion.
Top 5 <i>Contagion</i>® News Articles for the Week of November 19, 2017
In case you missed them, we've compiled the top five infectious disease articles from this past week.
Ineffective Empiric Treatment Leads to Deadly Consequences in Late-Onset Sepsis Patients
New research finds that ineffective empiric treatment can lead to deadly consequences in late-onset sepsis patients.
Drug-Resistant Strain of Gonorrhea Spreads to North America
According to a recent dispatch from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, a drug-resistant strain of Neisseria gonorrhoeae was found in Canada this year.
<em>E. Coli</em> Bacteria Produce Toxic Protein to Ward Off Other Bacteria
In a new study, researchers have learned more about a toxin produced by an E. coli strain to communicate with neighboring bacteria.
Swabbing Our Way to a Solution for Antibiotic Resistance—Part 2
What microbial growth was found after Contagion® writer, Saskia Popescu swabbed & sent her samples?
Tuberculosis Susceptibility Has Genetic Basis
Researchers are gaining a greater understanding of the role that human genetics plays in determining who contracts tuberculosis as well as how severely it impacts its victims.
Study Finds Administering Colistin with Minocycline Reduces Colistin-Induced Acute Renal Failure
A recent study seeks to determine if the combination of minocycline with colistin could decrease the incidence of acute renal failure in those treated.
We break down our top HIV news stories of 2017. Did you read them all?