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The Contagion® Prevention specialty page provides infection prevention-specific clinical news and articles, coverage from conferences and meetings, links to condition-specific resources, and videos and other content.


Cutting the Drug Development Red Tape
MJH Associates, Inc & the FDA are both committed to eliminating inefficiencies and hype to deliver the most timely and relevant information to health care providers.
It Takes Two to TANGO With a Carbapenemase
Because of the global rise in antimicrobial resistance, meropenem-vaborbactam, the first carbapenem/β-lactamase combina­tion medication, is a welcome new antibac­terial.
ICD-11 Seeks to Clarify Coding, Sync with EHR, and Enable Enhanced Antimicrobial Resistance Tracking: Public Health Watch
The new edition is fully electronic and makes key changes related to antimicrobial resistance and HIV.
Sepsis Resistance in Children May Provide Insights to Prevention Tactics
Researchers have uncovered key pathways that increase resiliency to sepsis in children.
Early Antibiotic Therapy Does Not Improve Mortality in Patients with CAUTI
Catheter-associated urinary tract infections (CAUTIs) account for about 40% of all nosocomial infections in hospitals and nursing homes.
Top Infectious Disease News of the Week—June 17, 2018
In case you missed them, we've compiled the top 5 articles from this past week.
Diagnosis and Management of Gram-Negative Nosocomial Infections
Patient and institutional history, as well as the individual niches of the new antibiotics, need to be considered when selecting a treatment for gram-negative infections.
Top 5 Key Takeaways from ASM Microbe 2018
The American Society for Microbiology’s (ASM) annual meeting, held June 7-11, 2018, in Atlanta, Georgia, featured results of numerous studies on and advancements being made in infectious diseases. Here are 5 key takeaways from the meeting. 
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