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…
A total of 26 RCTs with 8136 patients were included in this network meta analysis.
Investigators sought to determine whether the use of ivermectin in patients with scabies leads to improved clinical and safety outcomes compared with permethrin.
Dermatologists have not traditionally played a systematic role in recommending and administering immunizations.
Xellia announced that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved its Premixed Vancomycin Injection in a Ready-to-Use bag.