Clinical Edge

Summaries of Must-Read Clinical Literature, Guidelines, and FDA Actions

This Week's Must Reads

Hospital-Level Antibiotic Consumption & Incident CDI, Am J Infect Control; ePub 2017 Nov 21; Crew, et al

Efficacy of Oseltamivir in Children Evaluated, Clin Infect Dis; ePub 2017 Nov 23; Malosh, et al

Does Hospital HIV Testing Need Expanding?, Clin Infect Dis; ePub 2017 Nov 27; Branson, et al

Severe Respiratory Illness Linked to Rhinovirus, Clin Infect Dis; ePub 2017 Nov 23; Prill, et al

FDA Approves First 2-Drug Regimen for HIV, FDA news release; 2017 Nov 21

Clinical Guidelines

CDC Updates Zika Guidance for Infants, MMWR; 2017 Oct 20; Adebanjo, Godfred-Cato, et al

IDSA Guidelines on Infectious Diarrhea, Clin Infect Dis; ePub 2017 Oct 19; Shane, et al

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Hospital-acquired Infections

Hospital-Level Antibiotic Consumption & Incident CDI, Am J Infect Control; ePub 2017 Nov 21; Crew, et al

Does Hospital HIV Testing Need Expanding?, Clin Infect Dis; ePub 2017 Nov 27; Branson, et al

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Emerging Infections

Severe Respiratory Illness Linked to Rhinovirus, Clin Infect Dis; ePub 2017 Nov 23; Prill, et al

Seroreactivity to C6 Peptide in B. Miyamotoi Infections, Clin Infect Dis; ePub 2017 Nov 15; Molloy, et al

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Sexual Health

Incidence of HPV Infection in Male Virgins, J Infect Dis; ePub 2017 Nov 18; Liu, et al

Obstetric Procedures in Women with HSV in Pregnancy , Open Forum Infect Dis; ePub 2017 Nov 6; Stankiewicz Karita, et al

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Zika

CDC Updates Zika Guidance for Infants, MMWR; 2017 Oct 20; Adebanjo, Godfred-Cato, et al

FDA Approves Zika Virus Screening Test , FDA news release; 2017 Oct 5

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Mixed Topics

Kedrab Approved for Rabies Treatment, Kedrion news release; 2017 Aug 25

Septic Shock and Cardiovascular Dysfunction, BMC Infect Dis; ePub 2016 Oct 10; Brown, et al

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Practice Management

Viral Hepatitis Diagnosis & Linkage to Care, J Viral Hepat; ePub 2017 Aug 2; de la Torre, et al

Are HIV Care Models Equally Effective?, Open Forum Infect Dis; ePub 2016 Nov 17; Rhodes, et al

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HIV

Does Hospital HIV Testing Need Expanding?, Clin Infect Dis; ePub 2017 Nov 27; Branson, et al

FDA Approves First 2-Drug Regimen for HIV, FDA news release; 2017 Nov 21

Read more in HIV

Pediatrics

Efficacy of Oseltamivir in Children Evaluated, Clin Infect Dis; ePub 2017 Nov 23; Malosh, et al

Antimicrobial Stewardship in Pediatric Facilities, Am J Infect Control; ePub 2017 Nov 15; Johnson, et al

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Mycoses

Toxocara Seroprevalence in the US & Risk Factors, Clin Infect Dis; ePub 2017 Sep 4; Liu, et al

Mucormycosis-Related Hospitalization Trends in US, Open Forum Infect Dis; ePub 2017 Jan 13; Vallabhaneni, et al

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Antimicrobial Resistance

Hospital-Level Antibiotic Consumption & Incident CDI, Am J Infect Control; ePub 2017 Nov 21; Crew, et al

Antimicrobial Stewardship in Pediatric Facilities, Am J Infect Control; ePub 2017 Nov 15; Johnson, et al

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Global ID

Metformin Use During TB Treatment Evaluated, Clin Infect Dis; ePub 2017 Sep 19; Degner, et al

Burden of Community-Acquired Pneumonia in US, Clin Infect Dis; ePub 2017 Jul 28; Ramirez, et al

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Influenza

Efficacy of Oseltamivir in Children Evaluated, Clin Infect Dis; ePub 2017 Nov 23; Malosh, et al

Severe Influenza & Prolonged Immune Activation, J Infect Dis; ePub 2017 Nov 3; Wong, et al

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Hepatitis

HbA1c Improvement After HCV Clearance in HIV?, J Infect Dis; ePub 2017 Nov 18; Chaudhury, et al

HIV/HCV Coinfection & Osteoporotic Fracture Risk, Clin Infect Dis; ePub 2017 Nov 14; Bedimo, et al

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