April 2018

Drug-Resistant Gonorrhea and Other Emerging Issues in STIs

April 18, 2018

Feature - Emerging & Re-Emerging Infections

More than 2 million cases of gonorrhea, chlamydia, and syphilis were diagnosed in 2016, the highest number of those sexually transmitted infections (STIs) ever reported.

Meta-Analysis On the Utility of Nasal Swabs to Rule Out MRSA Pneumonia

April 12, 2018

In the Literature

Many patients with pneumonia are empirically treated with anti-MRSA therapy, leaving antimicrobial stewardship programs faced with the challenge of identifying patients who truly warrant continuation of this therapy.

Should Early FMT Be First-Line Treatment for Severe CDI?

April 10, 2018

In the Literature

Given the impressive efficacy of fecal microbiota transplantation (FMT) on decreasing recurrence of Clostridium difficile infection (CDI), the next logical step is seeing how it works for hospitalized patients with CDI.