Clinical Edge

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

This Week's Must Reads

HBV Prevention in Foreign-Born Women, Clin Infect Dis; ePub 2018 Jun 1; Kilmer, et al

Pregnancy Outcomes in Women Who Conceive on ART, Clin Infect Dis; ePub 2018 Jun 1; Hoffman, et al

Chronic Opioid Therapy in HIV-Infected Patients, Clin Infect Dis; ePub 2018 May 31; Colasanti, et al

In-Hospital Infective Endocarditis After TAVR, J Hosp Infect; ePub 2018 May 24; Yeo, et al

Antimicrobial Prescribing After CDI Diagnosis, Am J Infect Contr; ePub 2018 May 17; Watson, et al

Clinical Guidelines

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

New IDSA/SHEA Clostridium Difficile Guidelines , Clin Infect Dis; ePub 2018 Feb 15; McDonald, 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

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

Pregnancy Outcomes in Women Who Conceive on ART, Clin Infect Dis; ePub 2018 Jun 1; Hoffman, et al

Chronic Opioid Therapy in HIV-Infected Patients, Clin Infect Dis; ePub 2018 May 31; Colasanti, et al

Read more in HIV

Pediatrics

Antibiotic Selection Pressure & Macrolide Resistance, Clin Infect Dis; ePub 2018 Apr 20; Keenan, et al

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

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

Antimicrobial Prescribing After CDI Diagnosis, Am J Infect Contr; ePub 2018 May 17; Watson, et al

Costs of MRSA vs MSSA Infections in the US, Open Forum Infect Dis; ePub 2018 May 12; Klein, 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

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Influenza

Acute Respiratory Illness in Pregnant Women, J Infect Dis; ePub 2018 May 5; Hause, et al

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

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Hepatitis

HBV Prevention in Foreign-Born Women, Clin Infect Dis; ePub 2018 Jun 1; Kilmer, et al

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

Read more in Hepatitis

Hospital-acquired Infections

In-Hospital Infective Endocarditis After TAVR, J Hosp Infect; ePub 2018 May 24; Yeo, et al

Costs of MRSA vs MSSA Infections in the US, Open Forum Infect Dis; ePub 2018 May 12; Klein, et al

Read more in Hospital-acquired Infections

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 Syphilis in HIV-infected Persons, Clin Infect Dis; ePub 2018 Apr 24; Novak, et al

Prevalence of Trichomonas vaginalis Infection in US, Clin Infect Dis; ePub 2018 Mar 15; Patel, et al

Read more in Sexual Health