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May 2020 Briefing – Infectious Disease

Here are what the editors at HealthDay consider to be the most important developments in Infectious Disease for May 2020. This roundup includes the...
For children and young adults receiving CD19 chimeric antigen receptor T-cell infusion

Infection Risk Up in Month After CAR T-Cell Immunotherapy

Infection rates increase in patients with ALL aged ≤26 years in first month, then decrease at days 29 to 90
Contact tracing can reduce the time to case isolation of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2

Contact Tracing Can Cut Time to Case Isolation in SARS-CoV-2

Household contacts had higher risk for infection; children were as likely to be infected as adults
In 2019

Incidence of Enteric Infections Due to Pathogens Up or Stable

Compared with 2016 to 2018, incidence in 2019 was increased for infections caused by five pathogens

April 2020 Briefing – Infectious Disease

Here are what the editors at HealthDay consider to be the most important developments in Infectious Disease for April 2020. This roundup includes the...
The rate of infection with influenza

Infection Rate Up Prior to Detection of Malignant Cancer

Increased odds of influenza, gastroenteritis, hepatitis, pneumonia seen one year before detection
In January to March 2020

CDC: More Chemical Exposures Reported in January to March 2020

Increases of 20.4 and 16.4 percent from January to March 2019 and January to March 2018
About 20 percent of specimens positive for severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 infection are positive for other respiratory pathogens

Coinfection With SARS-CoV-2, Other Respiratory Pathogens ID’d

Rhinovirus/enterovirus, respiratory syncytial virus, non-SARS-CoV-2 Coronaviridae coinfections detected
From 2012 to 2017

Some Multidrug-Resistant Bacterial Infections Down in U.S.

MRSA, vancomycin-resistant enterococcal, MDR P. aeruginosa infection rates fell from 2012 to 2017
Older age is associated with an increased risk for bacteremia in hospitalized patients with inflammatory bowel disease

Bacteremia Risk Higher in Older Patients Hospitalized With IBD

No association seen between bacteremia and inflammatory bowel disease-related medications