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

This Week's Must Reads

IDSA Updates Seasonal Influenza Guidelines, Clin Infect Dis; ePub 2018 Dec 19; Uyeki, et al

Efficacy of Cell-Cultured & Egg-Based Influenza Vaccines, J Infect Dis; ePub 2018 Dec 18; Izurieta, et al

Prevention of Influenza Hospitalization in US Adults, J Infect Dis; ePub 2018 Dec 14; Ferdinands, et al

Clinical & Virologic & Characteristics of Zika Virus Infection, Open Forum Infect Dis; ePub 2018 Dec 19; El Sahly, et al

Importations of Measles Virus in the US, J Infect Dis; ePub 2018 Dec 9; Lee, et al

Clinical Guidelines

IDSA Updates Seasonal Influenza Guidelines, Clin Infect Dis; ePub 2018 Dec 19; Uyeki, et al

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

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Healthcare-acquired Infections

Bloodstream Infections in Hospitalized Children, Clin Infect Dis; ePub 2018 Dec 9; Spaulding, et al

Disparities and Risk Factors for Septicemia Deaths , Open Forum Infect Dis; ePub 2018 Nov 15; 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

Zika

Clinical & Virologic & Characteristics of Zika Virus Infection, Open Forum Infect Dis; ePub 2018 Dec 19; El Sahly, et al

Zika Virus Infection and Thrombocytopenia Incidence, Open Forum Infect Dis; ePub 2018 Dec 3; Van Dyne, 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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STIs

Differences in HPV Seroprevalence By Sex, Clin Infect Dis; ePub 2018 Nov 24; Lewis, et al

Differences in HPV Seroprevalence By Sex, Clin Infect Dis; ePub 2018 Nov 24; Lewis, 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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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

Efficacy of Cell-Cultured & Egg-Based Influenza Vaccines, J Infect Dis; ePub 2018 Dec 18; Izurieta, et al

Prevention of Influenza Hospitalization in US Adults, J Infect Dis; ePub 2018 Dec 14; Ferdinands, 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

PCT-Guided Antibiotic Therapy in LRTIs, Open Forum Infect Dis; ePub 2018 Dec 3; Townsend, et al

Pyrosequencing for the Clinical Management of TB, Clin Infect Dis; ePub 2018 Nov 1; Lowenthal, et al

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Influenza

IDSA Updates Seasonal Influenza Guidelines, Clin Infect Dis; ePub 2018 Dec 19; Uyeki, et al

Efficacy of Cell-Cultured & Egg-Based Influenza Vaccines, J Infect Dis; ePub 2018 Dec 18; Izurieta, 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

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