Clinical Edge

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

This Week's Must Reads

New IDSA Guideline for Management of OPAT, Clin Infect Dis; ePub 2018 Nov 13; Norris, et al

Immunocompromised Children with Influenza, J Pediatric Infect Dis Soc; ePub 2018 Oct 25; Collins, et al

OPAT Outcomes in SNFs vs HHCs, Open Forum Infect Dis; ePub 2018 Oct 24; Townsend, et al

HIV-associated Cryptococcal Meningitis at Higher CD4 Counts, J Infect Dis; ePub 2018 Oct 16; Tugume, et al

Mycoplasma Genitalium Infections & STIs, Clin Infect Dis; ePub 2018 Oct 23; Lillis, et al

Clinical Guidelines

New IDSA Guideline for Management of OPAT, Clin Infect Dis; ePub 2018 Nov 13; Norris, et al

IDSA/ASM Lab Guide for Diagnosis of IDs, Clin Infect Dis; ePub 2018 Jun 28; Miller, et al

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Healthcare-acquired Infections

Better Management of OPAT Can Reduce Readmissions, Clin Infect Dis; ePub 2018 Sep 21; Shah, et al

Low Plasma 25(OH)D and Risk of Sepsis, Open Forum Infect Dis; ePub 2018 Sep 18; Kempker, et al

Read more in Healthcare-acquired Infections

Emerging Infections

Meningococcal Disease Outbreaks in the US, Clin Infect Dis; ePub 2018 Jun 30; Mbaeyi, et al

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

Read more in Emerging Infections

Sexual Health

Mycoplasma Genitalium Infections & STIs, Clin Infect Dis; ePub 2018 Oct 23; Lillis, et al

Missed Opportunities for HIV Testing, Open Forum Infect Dis; ePub 2018 Jul 19; Kapadia, et al

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Zika

Testing for Zika Virus Among US Blood Donors, N Engl J Med; 2018 May 10; Saá, Proctor, et al

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

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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

ID Specialty Intervention & Readmission Rates, Clin Infect Dis; ePub 2018 Jun 13; Schmitt, et al

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

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Pneumonia

UATs for SP and LP in Community-acquired Pneumonia, Clin Infect Dis; ePub 2018 Sep 28; Bellew, et al

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HIV

HIV-associated Cryptococcal Meningitis at Higher CD4 Counts, J Infect Dis; ePub 2018 Oct 16; Tugume, et al

Sex Differences in HIV-associated Cognitive Impairment, AIDS; ePub 2018 Oct 4; Sundermann, et al

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STIs

Mycoplasma Genitalium Infections & STIs, Clin Infect Dis; ePub 2018 Oct 23; Lillis, et al

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Pediatrics

Immunocompromised Children with Influenza, J Pediatric Infect Dis Soc; ePub 2018 Oct 25; Collins, et al

Increased 30-Day Mortality with CRE in Children, Open Forum Infect Dis; ePub 2018 Sep 10; Chiotos, et al

Read more in Pediatrics

Vaccines

ACIP Recommends Hepatitis B Vaccine for Adults, MMWR; 2018 Apr 20; Schillie, Harris, et al

Influenza Infection in Transplant Patients, Clin Infect Dis; ePub 2018 Apr 7; Kumar, et al

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Mycoses

Variability in Antifungal Utilization in the US, BMC Infect Dis; ePub 2018 Oct 3; Stultz, et al

Clinical Features of Invasive Fungal Infection , Open Forum Infect Dis; ePub 2018 Jul 31; Webb, et al

Read more in Mycoses

Antimicrobial-resistant infections

New IDSA Guideline for Management of OPAT, Clin Infect Dis; ePub 2018 Nov 13; Norris, et al

OPAT Outcomes in SNFs vs HHCs, Open Forum Infect Dis; ePub 2018 Oct 24; Townsend, et al

Read more in Antimicrobial-resistant infections