Clinical Edge

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

This Week's Must Reads

Carbapenem Resistance in Healthcare Settings, Open Forum Infect Dis; ePub 2018 Sep 21; McCann, et al

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

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

Long-Acting Opioid Use & Risk of Infections, Clin Infect Dis; ePub 2018 Sep 15; Wiese, et al

Clinical Guidelines

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

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

Read more in Clinical Guidelines

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

Read more in Zika

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

Read more in Mixed Topics

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

Read more in Practice Management

HIV

Parenting Desires in Men & Women Living with HIV, Open Forum Infect Dis; ePub 2018 Sep 15; Cohn, et al

Mobile Health Intervention for PrEP in Young MSM, Clin Infect Dis; ePub 2018 Sep 15; Liu, et al

Read more in HIV

Pneumonia

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

Read more in Pneumonia

Pediatrics

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

ED Visits for ADEs From Antibiotics in Children, J Pediatric Infect Dis Soc; ePub 2018 Aug 23; Lovegrove, 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

Read more in Vaccines

Mycoses

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

Toxocara Seroprevalence in the US & Risk Factors, Clin Infect Dis; ePub 2017 Sep 4; Liu, et al

Read more in Mycoses

Antimicrobial-resistant infections

Carbapenem Resistance in Healthcare Settings, Open Forum Infect Dis; ePub 2018 Sep 21; McCann, et al

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

Read more in Antimicrobial-resistant infections

Influenza

Comparing Influenza Activity Estimates in the US, BMC Infect Dis; ePub 2018 Aug 15; Baltrusaitis, et al

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

Read more in Influenza

Hepatitis

Mortality in US Patients with Chronic HBV, Clin Infect Dis; ePub 2018 Jul 28; Bixler, et al

Pregnancy Outcomes in Women with HBV , Open Forum Infect Dis; ePub 2018 Jun 9; Bajema, et al

Read more in Hepatitis

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