March 28, 2019
How would you treat this patient with cellulitis?
New pediatric therapies show promise for influenza, multidrug-resistant pathogens
November 14, 2018
ORLANDO – Baloxavir, a recently approved fast-acting single-dose medication for influenza, is currently under study in children.
FDA approves omadacycline for pneumonia and skin infections
October 4, 2018
The tetracycline antibiotic was approved for CABP and acute bacterial skin and skin structure infections in adults.
Cutaneous lesions? Consider C. diphtheriae in those with foreign travel
September 11, 2018
ATLANTA – Seven Minnesota cases of C. diphtheriae highlight imported infection among travelers to diphtheria-endemic countries.
Teleconference is effective in assessing penicillin allergy
March 12, 2018
ORLANDO - Teleconferencing saved money, physician time, and patient exposure to more potent antibiotics.
ALT-70 score outperformed thermal imaging for cellulitis diagnosis
March 7, 2018
SAN DIEGO - The score surpassed thermal imaging on both positive and negative predictive value for diagnosing lower-extremity cellulitis.
Perioperative infliximab does not increase serious infection risk
February 6, 2017
The timing of a last dose of infliximab prior to elective knee or hip replacement surgery does not appear to affect the 30-day risk of serious infection after surgery.