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Top 5 <i>Contagion</i>® News Articles for the Week of August 20, 2017
Proton pumps inhibitors present risks for individuals living with HIV, dalbavancin can treat MRSA-related pneumonia, probiotics prove deadly against C. difficile, patient involvement increases healthcare practitioners’ hand hygiene, and why delafloxacin is a unique antibiotic for skin infections are the topics that make up this week’s Top 5 articles.
Dalbavancin For Treatment of MRSA Pneumonia
Researchers from the University of Mississippi report a case of an HIV-positive man with pneumonia due to MRSA who was treated with dalbavancin.
MRSA Screening & Isolation—Finding the Right Mix
What's the best recipe for MRSA screening and isolation practices?
Smaller Skin Abscess Healing Rates May Be Improved with Course of Antibiotics
The results of a new study show that antibiotic treatment may help improve recovery for minor skin abscesses.
VHA Infection Control Intervention Significantly Reduces MRSA in Veterans Living Centers
An infection control intervention coming from the VHA resulted in a significant reduction of MRSA in veteran living centers.
Is Oritavancin Still Effective When It Comes to Treating Skin Infections?
Contagion® sat down with Rodrigo Mendes, PhD, to discuss research exploring evolving resistance among antibiotics to treat skin infections.
How Do Rapid Diagnostic Tools Impact Patient Outcomes?
Jerod Nagel, PharmD, highlights how rapid diagnostic tools can be utilized in antibiotic stewardship programs to improve outcomes for patients with S. aureus.
New Test Could Save Valuable Time When Diagnosing MRSA
Researchers from Montefiore Medical Center presented findings on differential diagnosis of MRSA and Staphylococcus aureus at the 2017 Annual Pediatric Academic Societies (PAS) meeting in San Francisco, California.
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