A Case of Candida Albicans Ventriculitis Secondary to E Coli Ventriculoperitoneal Shunt Infection
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.
Paradigm Shift in the Management of Clostridioides difficile Infections
Children, COVID-19, and Another Crazy Respiratory Viral Season
Kevin J. Downes, MD, and Contagion® Section Editor Conan MacDougall, PharmD, MAS, BCPS, BCIDP, discuss these important topics as another season approaches.
Daptomycin as Frontline Therapy for MRSA Bacteremia: Has the Time Come?
Findings increasingly suggest the mortality risk may be reduced by initiating daptomycin within 3 days of infection.
The Variety of Variants in COVID-19
The evolution of the major variants, including the delta mutation.
Examining the HIV Treatment Pipeline
A review of selected investigational long-active treatment options for HIV.
Ibrexafungerp: A Novel Antifungal Agent That Is Easier to Pronounce Than Spell
Mono or Combo? Exploring the Role of Combination Antimicrobial Therapies for Invasive Carbapenem-Resistant Gram-Negative Infections
Eagerly Awaited Trial on Periprosthetic Joint Infections Reinforces Practice
Delta Means Change
"Humans dislike change, especially when it is rapid, unexpected, or negative. Delta is all 3."
Fever of Unknown Origin: What Do We Know and Where Do We Go?
As the number of etiologies increases, we must ground our application of new diagnostic modalities with appropriate assessments.
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