Clinical Edge

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

This Week's Must Reads

Statin Use & Increased Influenza Risk, Clin Infect Dis; ePub 2018 Feb 9; Izurieta, et al

Socioeconomic Status & Risk of Infection & Sepsis, Clin Infect Dis; ePub 2018 Feb 12; Donnelly, et al

Antibiotic Administration for CAP & Length of Stay, J Pediatr Infect Dis; ePub 2018 Feb 8; Christensen, et al

Prophylactic Antimicrobial Therapy for AAP, Clin Infect Dis; ePub 2018 Feb 9; Dragan, et al

CDC Metric for Measuring & Comparing Antibiotic Use, Clin Infect Dis; ePub 2018 Feb 2; van Santen, et al

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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Influenza

Statin Use & Increased Influenza Risk, Clin Infect Dis; ePub 2018 Feb 9; Izurieta, et al

Acute Myocardial Infarction After Influenza , N Engl J Med; 2018 Jan 25; Kwong, Schwartz, et al

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Hepatitis

HCV Treatment as Prevention in PWIDs, Lancet; 2018 Feb; Zelenev, Li, et al

Microbial Translocation & Immune Activation in HIV and HCV, J Infect Dis; ePub 2018 Jan 3; Reid, Ma, 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

Racial Disparities in Lifetime Risk of Chlamydia, Clin Infect Dis; ePub 2018 Feb 6; Chambers, et al

STIs Among People with HIV & Transmission Risk, Open Forum Infect Dis; ePub 2018 Jan 24; Lucar, 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

Daily vs Nondaily Oral PrEP in At-Risk Groups, Clin Infect Dis; ePub 2018 Feb 6; Grant, et al

STIs Among People with HIV & Transmission Risk, Open Forum Infect Dis; ePub 2018 Jan 24; Lucar, et al

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Pediatrics

Antibiotic Administration for CAP & Length of Stay, J Pediatr Infect Dis; ePub 2018 Feb 8; Christensen, et al

Understanding C. difficile Patterns in Children, Clin Infect Dis; ePub 2018 Jan 23; Kociolek, et al

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Vaccines

Statin Use & Increased Influenza Risk, Clin Infect Dis; ePub 2018 Feb 9; Izurieta, et al

Influenza Vaccine Effectiveness & Early Exposures , J Infect Dis; ePub 2018 Jan 18; Flannery, 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

Antibiotic Administration for CAP & Length of Stay, J Pediatr Infect Dis; ePub 2018 Feb 8; Christensen, et al

Prophylactic Antimicrobial Therapy for AAP, Clin Infect Dis; ePub 2018 Feb 9; Dragan, et al

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Global ID

Global Influenza-Associated Mortality on the Rise, Lancet; ePub 2017 Dec 13; Iuliano, et al

Efficacy of Corticosteroids in Tx of Pneumonia, Cochrane; ePub 2017 Dec 13; Stern, et al

Read more in Global ID