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Viral Infections in Outpatients With Medically Attended Acute Respiratory Illness During the 2012-2013 Influenza Season
This study examines the distribution, symptoms and illnes burden of 18 viruses among individuals with acute respiratory illness.
Predictors and Outcomes of Mycobacterium tuberculosis Bacteremia Among Patients With HIV and Tuberculosis Co-infection Enrolled in the ACTG A5221 STRIDE Study
What patient characteristics are predictors of M. tuberculosis bacteremia among HIV-infected tuberculosis suspects?
Achieving Sustained Virologic Response in Hepatitis C
This study examines the clinical, economic and quality of life benefits associated with achieving sustained virological response in hepatitis C.
Advancing Research and Practice in HIV and Rehabilitation
The role for rehabilitation in the context of HIV, aging and comorbidities is emerging.
Genetic Variants in Antigen Presentation-Related Genes Influence Susceptibility to Hepatitis C Virus and Viral Clearance
How do genetic variants in antigen presentation pathway influence susceptibility to HCV infection?
A Qualitative Study of Senior Hospital Managers' Views on Current and Innovative Strategies to Improve Hand Hygiene
Despite recommendations, hospital clinicians' compliance with hand washing is sub-optimal. What strategies could be implemented by hospital managers?
Tuberculosis Care for Pregnant Women
Integrating TB care with prenatal care would improve TB diagnosis and treatment for pregnant women, especially those with limited access to health services.
National Trends in Hospitalization and Mortality Rates for Patients With HIV, HCV, or HIV/HCV Coinfection From 1996-2010 in the United States: A Cross-Sectional Study
This study compares health care utilization and patient mortality rates for patients with HIV, HCV, or HIV/HCV coinfection.
Social, Economic, and Health Impact of the Respiratory Syncytial Virus
What can be done to reduce the social, health and economic impact of RSV?
Fighting an Uphill Battle': Experience With the HCV Triple Therapy
What support is needed for patients undergoing the burdensome HCV triple therapy?
Associations of Hand-Washing Frequency With Incidence of Acute Respiratory Tract Infection and Influenza-Like Illness in Adults
Think you are decreasing your risk for respiratory infections by frequently washing your hands? These results may surprise you.
Fatigue During Treatment for Hepatitis C Virus
Will adding simeprevir to PR therapy affect the fatigue in HCV patients?
The Frequency of Tetracycline Resistance Genes Co-detected With Respiratory Pathogens
How common is tetracycline resistance among common respiratory pathogens?
Protecting Newborns From Pertussis
Pertussis immunization rates among close contacts of newborns need to be improved.
Antimicrobial Stewardship in Residential Aged Care Facilities
What barriers to antimicrobial stewardship interventions are seen in residential aged care facilities?
Risk Factors for Recurrent Clostridium difficile Infection (CDI) Hospitalization Among Hospitalized Patients With an Initial CDI Episode
What are the risk factors for recurrent C. diff infection among patients hospitalized for C. diff infection?
Patients Presenting to the Hospital With MRSA Pneumonia: Differentiating Characteristics and Outcomes With Empiric Treatment
Is anti-MRSA therapy being over-prescribed in patients presenting to the hospital with pneumonia?
Is Expanding HPV Vaccination Programs to Include School-aged Boys Likely to be Value-for-Money
Most developed countries have now implemented vaccination against HPV infection for school-aged girls. Should school-aged boys be included as well?
Efficacy of Surface Disinfectant Cleaners Against Emerging Highly Resistant Gram-negative Bacteria
How effective are surface disinfectant cleaners against multi-drug resistant bacteria?
Do Children's Upper Respiratory Tract Infections Benefit From Probiotics?
The role of probiotics in GI and allergic diseases has been largely assessed, but could probiotics be beneficial for pediatric respiratory infections as well?