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IDSA: Piperacillin-Tazobactam, Cefepime Comparable for Suspected Infection

Incidence of acute kidney injury or death did not differ among those receiving cefepime and piperacillin-tazobactam

Adding Vancomycin to Cefazolin Prophylaxis Does Not Prevent Surgical Site Infections

Addition of vancomycin not superior to placebo for preventing surgical site infections in arthroplasty

Pandemic Control Practices Cut Health Care-Acquired Infections

Reduction also seen in nosocomial respiratory viral infections

IVIg Reduces Infection Rate in Multiple Myeloma Patients Receiving Anti-BCMA Therapy

Reduction in grade 3 to 5 infections seen among patients with multiple myeloma treated with BCMA-targeted bispecific antibodies

Respiratory Infections in Childhood Increased With Urbanized Living at Birth

Environmental factors, including breastfeeding and visible damp, are associated with risk for infections

Sputum Purulence Can Predict Outcomes in Bronchiectasis

Patients with more purulent sputum experience more exacerbations and more severe exacerbations

Mobile Device May ID Wound Infections Earlier

Device combines photography, infrared thermography, and bacterial fluorescence images

SARS-CoV-2 Omicron Infection Linked to Increased Risk for Reinfection

Reinfected seniors had lower serum neutralizing antibodies to ancestral, omicron BA.1 SARS-CoV-2 after initial omicron infection

FDA Approves RSV Vaccine for Pregnant Women to Help Protect Newborns

Abrysvo indicated to be given between 32 and 36 weeks of pregnancy to prevent lower respiratory tract disease caused by RSV in infants from birth through 6 months

Pediatricians’ Group Urges That All Infants Get New RSV Shot

The American Academy of Pediatrics recommendation applies to infants 19 months of age or younger