Fecal microbiota transplant (FMT) is a promising option for patients struggling with CDI recurrences. But how can we ensure the treatment is successful?
Although COVID-19 vaccination remains the primary focus for health care,
other paramount vaccines need to be recognized. Here is a review.
Cefepimetaniborbactam may represent a safe and effective
carbapenemsparing agent in cUTI and AP, whereas ridinilazole may play an important role in treating CDI.
Herpes simplex viruses are chronic infections that underscore racial and ethnic
disparities and are afflicting adolescents in increasing numbers.
Salmonella becomes more dangerous as antimicrobial resistance grows. Read about its most common manifestations.
Lack of data may mean bloodstream infections caused by PVCs are an overlooked cause of morbidity in hospitalized patients.
A multidisciplinary panel concludes a discussion on best practices for managing patients with HIV in various healthcare settings and overcoming social health disparities.
Here is a review of using this therapy in this patient population.
Rare cases of health care–associated meningitis and ventriculitis in adults caused by Candida species are associated with recent bacterial meningitis and broad-spectrum antibiotic use.
This pathogen is the third most frequently isolated nontuberculous mycobacteria seen in the United States. Here is a review of how it presents and treatment options.
A review of treatment modalities for this patient population.
Four lessons learned from the AIDS crisis that can be applied to the fight against our current pandemic.
Experts share advice for physicians taking care of patients with C. difficile infection (CDI).
Although this patient had none of these common risk factors associated with Candida empyema, she did have other factors predisposing her to fungal colonization and subsequent infection.
Epidemiologic and clinical lessons for the uninitiated.
Here is a review the mechanisms that lead to resistance, including risk factors.
Closing out their discussion on Clostridioides difficile infection, panelists share closing thoughts on novel pipeline therapies.
As the number of etiologies increases, we must ground our application of new diagnostic modalities with appropriate assessments.
This unusual Case Study describes a young woman who
presented with an acute onset of headaches and dizziness and was found to have aseptic meningitis.
Key opinion leaders provide some advice for the public regarding COVID-19 booster shots and look to the future of the pandemic.
Joseph Eron, MD, Daniel R. Kuritzkes, MD, and Monica Gandhi, MD, MPH, discuss the likelihood of other combination regimens for the treatment of multidrug-resistant HIV, including monoclonal antibodies.
An assessment of a comparative study between leading options for a burdensome infection.
In the latest article from SIDP, here is a look at the use of various intravenous (IV) antimicrobial therapies to address infections in these patients.
Here is a look at some of the treatment alternatives, which can offer simpler logistics and cost considerations.
A new study demonstrated that gut organisms can alter drug availability by biotransformation on a significantly broader scale than previously expected.
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