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The use of tap water in a nasal-flushing Neti pot likely led to a Seattle woman's death from a Balamuthia mandrillaris brain infection

Tap Water in Neti Pot Linked to Death From Brain-Eating Amoeba

Amoeba entered the upper nasal cavity and then the bloodstream, eventually reaching the brain
Infections requiring hospitalization or treatment with anti-infective agents are associated with an increased subsequent risk for mental disorders

Infections Linked to Increased Later Risk for Mental Disorders

Subsequent risk increased with infections requiring hospitalization, treatment with anti-infective agents

November 2018 Briefing – Infectious Disease

Here are what the editors at HealthDay consider to be the most important developments in Infectious Disease for November 2018. This roundup includes the...

October 2018 Briefing – Infectious Disease

Here are what the editors at HealthDay consider to be the most important developments in Infectious Disease for October 2018. This roundup includes the...
From 2011 to 2015

2011 to 2015 Saw Decline in Health Care-Associated Infections

Risk for having a health care-associated infection was 16 percent lower in 2015 than 2011
For patients with staphylococcal bacteremia

Algorithm-Defined Tx Duration Non-Inferior in Staph Bacteremia

Non-inferior rate of clinical success for algorithm defining treatment duration versus usual care
New Jersey health officials on Wednesday confirmed the deaths of seven children after infection with an adenovirus.

7 Children Dead From Adenovirus Outbreak in New Jersey

Outbreak occurred at a nursing and rehabilitation facility; 11 other children infected
A streamlined bioinformatics tool can match bloodstream pathogens to a candidate source

Bioinformatics Tool Can ID Source of Bloodstream Pathogens

Classically non-enteric pathogens identified in gut microbiome, challenging origin of these infections

Infectious Diseases Society of America, Oct. 3-7

The Infectious Diseases Society of America Annual Meeting (ID Week 2018) The annual meeting of the Infectious Diseases Society of America was held...
For patients with early-stage septic shock and severe acute kidney injury

Renal-Replacement Timing Has No Effect in Kidney Injury, Sepsis

For patients with sepsis with severe acute kidney injury, no difference between early, delayed strategy