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Topical antimicrobial prescribing patterns in residents of Australian aged-care facilities: use of a national point prevalence survey to identify opportunities for quality improvement

CONCLUSIONS: To reduce the possibility of adverse consequences associated with antimicrobial use, AMS programs in Australian RACFs should at least ensure mupirocin is appropriately used, first line antimicrobial therapy is prescribed for tinea, chloramphenicol is prescribed for conjunctivitis only if necessary, prn orders for prescriptions are discouraged and to avoid prolonged duration of prescriptions, review or stop dates are always documented.

Cytomegalovirus Prophylaxis versus Pre-emptive Strategy: Different CD4<sup>+</sup> and CD8<sup>+</sup> T Cell Reconstitution after Allogeneic Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation

Reconstitution of T cells after transplantation is a determinant of the long-term success of the procedure, and the correlation with T cell recovery and cytomegalovirus reactivation and disease is well known. We evaluated 110 patients who underwent transplantation: 55 received pre-emptive antiviral treatment, and in the other 55 patients, prophylaxis with letermovir was employed. A progressive statistically significant difference in T cell reconstitution between the 2 groups was observed,…