New research is being presented at ICAAC 2014, the 54th Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, from September 5 to 9 in Washington, DC.

 

Meeting Highlights

Big Benefits With Antibiotic Stewardship Programs

Finding Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria

Clinical Education Key to Procalcitonin Testing

Trends in P. aeruginosa Septicemia

Recurrent CDI: A Look at Outcomes

 

News From ICAAC 2014

Coinfection less likely among children with pneumonia serotypes

Ebola Response: Slowed by a ‘Perfect Storm’ of Setbacks

Researchers propose new strategies to combat antimicrobial resistance

In-house PCR had greater sensitivity than commercial test kits for detecting intestinal protozoa

Hospitalization rates increased for patients with HCV, diabetes

Antimicrobial dosing adjusted for weight led to cost savings

Lab-developed, commercial assays performed comparably in norovirus detection

Clinical outcomes did not differ between children with, without C. difficile

Swiss MSM had vague awareness of HCV treatments, modes of transmission

Antifungal’s Lower Side Effects Hold Promise

Depression Linked to Postop Infection

Diabetic Foot Infections Fall — Not!

Short TB Regimens Disappoint

Moxifloxacin Struggles Against Current TB Drugs: REMox Trial

Quadruple Dosing of Doripenem Safe in Patients With CF

Early targeted antibiotics improved outcomes in S. aureus bloodstream infections

Combination drugs in the pipeline offer increased convenience, fewer toxicities for patients with HIV

SAPPHIRE-I, II trials demonstrate minimal serious AE in HCV

Vancomycin May Protect Against C. Diff Recurrence

One Dose of Flu Drug Shortens Fever

Single-step NAAT algorithm improved C. difficile detection

Efficacy of triple therapy varied among Israeli patients with HCV

Peramivir safe, effective in treating influenza symptoms

Ebola in Spotlight

 

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