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Daily doses of cranberry capsules vs placebo resulted in no significant difference in presence of bacteriuria plus pyuria over 1 year among women residing in nursing homes, according to a study.
Patients treated with bezlotoxumab (Zinplava, Merck) demonstrated significantly less Clostridium difficile infection recurrence regardless of choice of standard of care antibiotics.
The biologic medication ibalizumab demonstrated efficacy and safety in treating patients with multidrug-resistant HIV, according to phase 3 research.
Important pathogens are regularly transmitted from patients in the intensive care unit to nurses’ scrubs and the room, according to new research.