Daptomycin may be a feasible treatment option for patients with Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) bloodstream infection when vancomycin MICs are 1.5-2.0 μg/mL.
HIV Prophylaxis with twice-daily lopinavir/ritonavir was well tolerated in high-risk neonates without adverse drug events, as reported at IDWeek 2013.
Girls 9-13 years with HIV who received the quadrivalent human papillomavirus vaccine (qHPV) had significantly lower peak geometric mean titers (GMT) vs. same-aged girls without HIV infection, a study presented at IDWeek 2013 has found.
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About 6.6 million influenza-associated illnesses, 3.2 million medically attended illnesses, and 79,000 hospitalizations during the 2012-13 flu season were prevented by flu vaccinations.
Results highlight the potential clinical benefit of administering inactivated influenza vaccines in healthy children.
The FDA announced its plan to help phase out the use of medically important antimicrobials in food animals for food production, and to phase in veterinary oversight of the remaining appropriate therapeutic uses.
AbbVie announced Phase 3 results for its investigational three direct-acting antiviral (3D) regimen plus ribavirin in patients with chronic, genotype 1 (GT1) hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection.
Narrow-spectrum antibiotics, which are recommended as first-line therapy for children hospitalized with community-acquired pneumonia (CAP), show similar outcomes compared with broad-spectrum antibiotics.
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