Latest Conference Articles
Antimicrobial Stewardship During the Time of COVID-19
April 15th 2021, 4:02pm
Antimicrobials were commonly prescribed during the first wave of the pandemic, and clinicians were successfully guided by antimicrobial stewardship programs.
Examining COVID-19 Transmission After First-Dose of Vaccine in LTCF
April 15th 2021, 2:00pm
Increased facility-level vaccine coverage amongst residents and staff was associated with lower cases in the latter population.
Improving Urine Collection Poses Opportunity for Diagnostic Stewardship in Primary Care
April 14th 2021, 7:24pm
More than half of urine cultures were found to be contaminated and 1 in 5 of the patients were prescribed an antibiotic.
Communication in Hospital-Based Antimicrobial Stewardship
April 14th 2021, 3:00pm
Social identity plays an important role in how antimicrobial stewards see their roles and influences how they communicated with prescribers.
Tuberculosis Testing in New HIV Patients Does Not Effect ART Regimen
March 15th 2021, 1:00pm
A comparative study of same-day and seven-day TB test results show there is little difference in HIV treatment adherence or outcomes at 48 weeks.
HTI Vaccine Regimen Shows Immunogenicity in HIV Patients
March 15th 2021, 11:00am
Phase 1/2 trial results showed the immunomodulary vaccine regimen could induce significant T-cell response in patients with HIV.
Treating with Monoclonal Antibodies for COVID-19 Prevention, Progression
March 14th 2021, 7:00pm
A bamlanivimab study showed a 72% reduction in the incidence of COVID-19 and an 80% reduction of progression in the virus in residents in assisted living facilities and nursing staff.
Improving Mental Health in Older Adults Living With HIV
March 11th 2021, 3:08pm
Managing mental health in adults living with HIV is paramount during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Should TB Treatment Move into Long-Acting Injectables?
March 10th 2021, 10:05pm
While at the earliest stages of potential development, long-acting/extended release (LA/ER) formulations for treatment and prevention of TB could be something to be studied in the future.
Impact of COVID-19 on HIV Testing in Children and Adolescents
March 10th 2021, 8:28pm
Index testing declined in countries including Malawi, Lesotho and Zimbabwe.