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Detecting Signals of Seasonal Influenza Severity Through Age Dynamics
Can age patterns of influenza-like illness be used to characterize seasonal influenza severity in the United States?
The Estimated Incidence of Pertussis in People Aged 50 Years Old in The United States
The incidence of pertussis in adults 50 years and older is significantly higher than generally estimated.
Ciprofloxacin Resistance in Community and Hospital-Acquired Escherichia coli Urinary Tract Infections
How prevalent is ciprofloxacin resistance in E. coli UTIs?
Hepatitis C in the Era of Direct-Acting Antivirals
There has been a tremendous expansion in therapeutic options for hepatitis C, but the cost associated with these treatments can be substantial.
Differential Outcome of an Antimicrobial Stewardship Audit and Feedback Program in Two Intensive Care Units
What is the optimal approach to antimicrobial stewardship in the ICU setting?
Health and Economic Consequences of Different Options for Timing the Coordinated Global Cessation of the Three Oral Poliovirus Vaccine Serotypes
What timing and strategy should be used for a globally-coordinated oral poliovirus vaccine cessation following successful eradication of wild polioviruses?
Appropriate Initial Antibiotic Therapy in Hospitalized Patients With Gram-Negative Infections
This review examines the effects of appropriate antibiotic therapy or inappropriate antibiotic therapy against gram-negative bacterial infections in the hospital setting.
Emerging Trends and Persistent Challenges in the Management of Adult Syphilis
The optimal management of syphilis continues to be a controversial topic. This article reviews the latest trends and challenges surrounding the disease.
Pneumonia Among Adults Hospitalized With Laboratory-Confirmed Seasonal Influenza Virus Infection
Which hospitalized influenza patients are at high risk for developing pneumonia?
Psychological Distress and Its Relationship With Non-Adherence to TB Treatment
Does psychological distress influence adherence to TB treatment?
Impact of Clostridium difficile Infection Among Pneumonia and Urinary Tract Infection Hospitalizations
This study examines the prevalence, risk factors, and impact of CDI among pneumonia and UTI hospitalizations.
Barriers and Facilitators to Patient Retention in HIV Care
What are the barriers and facilitators to patient retention in HIV care?
The Effect of Sexually Transmitted Co-Infections on HIV Viral Load Amongst Individuals on Antiretroviral Therapy
Does STI co-infection increase the infectiousness of HIV in individuals on ART?
How to Treat Fungal Infections in ICU Patients
The early diagnosis and treatment of fungal infection in the ICU is important but is often not an easy task.
A Systematic Review of Hepatic Tuberculosis With Considerations in Human Immunodeficiency Virus Co-Infection
This systematic review is examines the existing data on the epidemiology, pathophysiology, clinical features, diagnosis, and treatment of hepatic TB.
Clostridium difficile Infection Among Hospitalized HIV-Infected Individuals
Why is HIV infection a risk factor for C. diff infection? This study investigates the incidence and risk factors of CDI among HIV+ hospitalized patients.
Factors Associated With Maintenance of Antibody Responses to Influenza Vaccine in Older, Community-Dwelling Adults
Does older age affect maintenance of antibody responses in patients vaccinated for influenza?
Comparing Timeliness, Content, and Disease Severity of Formal and Informal Source Outbreak Reporting
Timely and accurate disease surveillance has improved outbreak reporting practices.
Application of the Screening Method to Monitor Influenza Vaccine Effectiveness Among the Elderly in Germany
Does this screening tool accurately measure the effectiveness of the influenza vaccine among the elderly?
Evaluation of a New, Rapid, Simple Test for the Detection of Influenza Virus
This new, simple influenza test allows for an immediate, accurate clinical diagnosis.