Orthopedic surgeons should be vigilant when managing periarticular knee fracture repairs.
Once-daily oral omadacycline was noninferior to twice-daily oral linezolid in adults with acute bacterial skin and skin structure infections.
The FDA has expanded the indication for Teflaro (ceftaroline fosamil; Allergan) to include treatment of acute bacterial skin and skin structure infections in pediatric patients.
Using a broad-range PCR technique targeting 16S ribosomal DNA may improve diagnosis and treatment of bacterial pyomyositis.
New data demonstrate that long-term tetracycline use in patients on epidermal growth factor receptor inhibitor treatment is associated with increased rates of SSTI and MRSA.
Prediction of sepsis via markers such as hypothermia and elevated procalcitonin may allow for its early detection and management.
A Florida woman died late last week from flesh-eating bacteria two weeks after cutting her leg while walking along the coast.
A number of upward epidemiologic trends and associated risk factors for mortality seen in patients with diabetes.
The precision of potassium hydroxide fountain pen for molluscum contagiosum lesions reduces side effects in patients.
At-home treatment with short-course ceftriaxone is safe and effective for children requiring intravenous antibiotics for cellulitis, and is less costly and preferred by patients, according to a study published in The Lancet: Infectious Diseases. No increased acquisition of antibiotic-resistant microorganisms was seen in this study of previously healthy children using ceftriaxone at home, but larger…