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The ID Pipeline: FDA Activity From the Week of August 11, 2019
Here is a look at infectious disease-related US Food and Drug Administration news from the week of August 11, 2019.
Recalls That Should Be on Your Radar—Week of August 11, 2019
We’ve rounded up a list of important US Food and Drug Administration and US Department of Agriculture recalls from this past week.
Top Infectious Disease News of the Week—August 11, 2019
Stay up-to-date on the latest infectious disease news by checking out our top 5 articles of the week.
Comparing Effectiveness of Agents for MSSA Bacteremia
Evidence demonstrates that antimicrobial therapy with an anti-staphylococcal β-lactam antibiotic is the gold standard for treatment of SAB caused by MSSA, but confusion about which agent—particularly cefazolin versus an anti-staphylococcal penicillin—is preferred remains an unanswered question
CDC Warns of Link Between Overseas Hospitalization, CPOs, and <i>C auris</i>
The CDC hopes the case of a patient who was hospitalized in Maryland following a hospitalization in Kenya will help raise awareness of the importance of C auris screening.
Improving Outpatient Antimicrobial Stewardship: Taking the Next Step
In the August Editor-in-Chief's Letter, Dr. Jason Gallagher discusses how we can improve outpatient antimicrobial stewardship.
Youth Born With HIV Face Unique Challenges
Transitioning from a child born with HIV into an adult living with HIV often means less adherence to antiretroviral medication therapies and a lower level of viral suppression. A new study delves into some possible reasons why.
Essential Vaccines by Age Group
As outbreaks of vaccine-preventable diseases grow, it is important to review vaccination recommendations by age group.
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