Retrospective analysis was conducted to assess the presence of A faecalis infection, extensively drug-resistant A faecalis infection, and the susceptibility of commonly used antibiotics for the treatment of A faecalis and XDR A faecalis.
Additional research from the vaccine manufacturers would be needed to support any changes to the dosing schedule.
For nursing home residents with COVID-19, mortality odds are increased with older age, male sex, and impaired cognitive and physical function.
Study authors measured the levels of immunoglobulin M, IgG, and IgA in healthcare workers, and observed fast decay of 2 antibodies which has implications for further seroprevalence studies.
In addition to 2 COVID-19 vaccines, the FDA approved multiple medications of import to nurse practitioners and physician assistants.
The American Red Cross is urging COVID-19 survivors to donate blood plasma for hospital patients who need it to recover.
There has been a 10% decline in young children receiving their first measles/mumps/rubella (MMR) vaccination by age 16 months.
AstraZeneca assessed the immunogenicity, safety, and efficacy of their novel chimpanzee adenovirus-vectored COVID-19 vaccine, ChAdOx1 nCoV-19.
There appears to be a low risk of invasive fungal secondary infection, especially aspergillosis, in patients with SARS-CoV-2-related pneumonia and no underlying immunosuppression.
Researchers analyzed how substance use disorder affected the risk of hospitalization, complications and mortality among adult patients who were diagnosed with having a COVID-19 infection.
This detailed description of an institutional response to the COVID-19 pandemic in NYC highlights approaches that can be applied to help other hospitals plan for surges.
Severe coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is associated with immunothrombotic, neutrophil-containing vessel occlusions in the lung.
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An international team of investigators conducted a multicenter, prospective, observational study to identify factors contributing to acute decompensation of cirrhosis.
Among 10 infants hospitalized with COVID-19, most had mild disease and most commonly presented with gastrointestinal symptoms.
The USPSTF concludes that screening adults and adolescents at increased risk for hepatitis B virus infection has moderate net benefit.
Researchers reviewed COVID-19 literature to determine the relationship between obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) and adverse COVID-19 outcomes.
Study authors analyzed microbiological data on COVID-19 patients to assess for bacterial co-infections associated with antimicrobial therapy.
Investigators retested RT-PCR positive nasal/oropharyngeal swab samples from recovered COVID-19 patients with prior negative results to assess the presence of replicative SARS-CoV-2 RNA.
Seventy-one percent of the US public report that they would get a COVID-19 vaccine, marking an increase from 63% in September.