More than two-thirds of individuals have never heard of any of six invasive fungal diseases.
In this year of surprising threats to public health, the CDC is now investigating a pair of Salmonella outbreaks among people who cuddled pet hedgehogs and bearded dragon lizards.
For patients with chronic edema of the leg and cellulitis, compression therapy results in a lower incidence of cellulitis recurrence.
The FDA has expanded the approval of Sivextro.
The likelihood of having a fungal infection was increased in association with cannabis use in 2016.
Screening for extended-spectrum β-lactamase-producing Enterobacteriaceae (ESBL-PE) carriage before and personalizing prophylaxis for carriers after elective colorectal surgery reduces the risk of surgical site infections.
Risk for infection influenced by defect size and use of complex layered closure in closed surgical wounds.
A high prevalence of antibiotic use and skin and soft tissue infections caused by community-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus were identified in Indigenous Canadian communities.
Patients with SLE have increased colonization with Staphylococcus aureus in cutaneous lupus erythematosus lesions.
Preemptive use of acyclovir does not seem to reduce the duration of mechanical ventilation in critically ill patients with herpes simplex virus (HSV) oropharyngeal reactivation.