A 7-day antibiotic course has demonstrated noninferiority compared with a 14-day course in treating uncomplicated gram-negative bacteremia.
Percentage of US children 19 to 35 months who have not been vaccinated has quadrupled since 2001.
Worker at Bauer's Candies facility in Kentucky tested positive for hepatitis A.
Highest levels of contamination on practitioner stethoscopes, those in patient rooms.
Small number of reports include infections, vaginal irritation, localized vaginal injury.
So far, 32 people across 11 states have become sick with E. coli after eating romaine lettuce.
These areas often overlap with regions of prevalent nontuberculous mycobacterial lung disease.
Outbreak in North Kivu province is in its fourth month, and there have been nearly 300 cases.
Ten to 14 days after being hung, curtains show increased MRSA positivity.
Beef was produced and packaged at Cargill Meat Solutions in Fort Morgan, Colo.
Inspection at the VIP Spa in Albuquerque detected practices that might spread HIV or hepatitis B and C.
Live chicks, ducklings obtained from relatives, feed supply stores, websites, and hatcheries.
Decision made 'out of an abundance of caution and concern for the safety of students and employees'.
To date, 8 people have been hospitalized and 1 patient has died.
A systematic literature review, published in Clinical Infectious Diseases, found no evidence supporting a benefit to antibacterial therapy for osteomyelitis in patients with stage IV sacral pressure ulcers.
First to be vaccinated will be health workers, contacts of confirmed Ebola patients.
Asian longhorned tick currently considered a greater threat to livestock than to humans.
Enterococci bacteria surviving exposure for longer periods of time.
Sensitization to Aspergillus fumigatus increased the risk for severe asthma.
Infectious disease experts from Emory University School of Medicine recommend that patients contemplating travel to Zika-affected areas consult with their care providers regarding travel plans and potential Zika virus testing.
Illnesses appear to be caused by Vibrio parahaemolyticus bacteria.
A study was conducted to evaluate the oxazolidinone resistance mechanisms of enterococci bacteria.
Estimated annual incidence of viral meningitis is 2.73 per 100,000 UK adults.
According to the CDC, outbreak that started in the spring and is now over
Annual occasion is a good time for health care providers to encourage testing
Twenty-four people have been hospitalized, but no deaths have been reported.
Although heads of state and governments have pledged to reduce premature mortality from noncommunicable diseases by one-third by 2030, many countries are not on track to achieve this goal.
31 people have been hospitalized; no deaths reported to date.
197 cases of illness linked to the E coli outbreak, 5 of which were fatal
Outbreaks with confirmed infectious etiology usually caused by Cryptosporidium, Legionella, Pseudomonas