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Patients with uncomplicated disease due to confirmed infection from the virus have experienced fever, headache, upper respiratory tract symptoms (cough, sore throat, rhinorrhea), myalgia, fatigue, vomiting, or diarrhea. ... It is resistant to amantadine
August 2009

Future of antibiotics worries infectious disease experts

Infectious disease experts have many worries. Pandemic viruses, inadequate infection control practices and other problems were discussed at the annual meeting of the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) in Philadelphia ... difficile while
January 2010

Collaboration and experimentation reduce C. difficile infections

Where: Salford Royal, an 850-bed teaching hospital in England. The issue: Reducing the hospital's rate of Clostridium difficile infection. ... difficile infection in northwest England. Efforts had been made to improve infection control and cleaning
December 2010

Journal Watch: Recent studies of note

patients. Patients underwent rapid screening before or at admission followed by standard infection control measures (10,844 patients) or received standard infection control measures alone (10,910 patients). ... Nosocomial MRSA infection developed in 93
May 2008

Docusate recalled, test for CRE approved

Intended as an infection control aid, the assay can be used in conjunction with other clinical and laboratory findings. ... The device may cause side effects such as infection, complications of the cornea, epithelial ingrowth, and inflammation.
September 2016

Defeating C. diff

The researchers found that restricting fluoroquinolone prescribing played a major role, while hand washing and other infection control measures—albeit important to control the spread of other infections—did not. ... difficile infection (OR, 3.1).
July 2017

Updated guidelines on preventing bloodstream infections released

The guidelines, which replace a 2002 edition, were released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Healthcare Infection Control Practices Advisory Committee (HICPAC), and developed by a working ... American College of Chest Physicians,
April 2011

Recent Research

The study authors suggest 2-step testing with a screening test, such as PCR or glutamate dehydrogenase antigen detection, followed by a toxin test to confirm active infection. ... The spread of CRE was simulated under each model and compared to that
November 2015

Is it time to forgo the handshake?

More recently, researchers in the United Kingdom published a paper in the August American Journal of Infection Control comparing handshakes, high fives, and fist bumps. ... The most important message is that even in 2014, hand hygiene is probably the
December 2014

Do your clothes matter?

Afterward, 62% voted for scrubs and 22% for smart attire. In 2009, Virginia Commonwealth's infection control committee recommended that doctors treating hospitalized patients avoid the white coat and a tie, ... In 2013, a new infection control strategy
August 2013

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