Are Urine Droplets From Shared Toilets a Hidden Source of Bacterial Transmission in Health Care Settings?
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Are Urine Droplets From Shared Toilets a Hidden Source of Bacterial Transmission in Health Care Settings?

In health care settings where toilets are shared, toilet droplets generated during urination may be a hidden source of carbapenem-resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae (CR-KP) transmission. In addition, the application of a novel foam layer into a…

Risk Factors Associated With Vertical Transmission in Mothers With HIV Infection
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Risk Factors Associated With Vertical Transmission in Mothers With HIV Infection

Vertical transmission of HIV infection during the peripartum period or while breastfeeding was associated with maternal HIV drug resistance, viral load, and CD4 counts These findings, from a case-control study, were published in Clinical Infectious…

Community-Acquired Urinary Tract Infection: Adverse Effects of Cotrimoxazole vs Fluoroquinolones
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Community-Acquired Urinary Tract Infection: Adverse Effects of Cotrimoxazole vs Fluoroquinolones

In patients with community-acquired urinary tract infection (cUTI) due to Enterobacteriaceae, treatment with cotrimoxazole (combination of trimethoprim and sulfamethoxazole) was associated with increased adverse effects (AE) and prolonged hospitalization compared with treatment with fluoroquinolones, according…