Epidemiology, species distribution, antifungal susceptibility and outcome of nosocomial candidemia in a tertiary care hospital in Italy.

PLoS One. 2011;6(9):e24198. Epub 2011 Sep 15. Epidemiology, species distribution, antifungal susceptibility and outcome of nosocomial candidemia in a tertiary care hospital in Italy. Bassetti M, Taramasso L, Nicco E, Molinari MP, Mussap M, Viscoli C. Source Infectious Diseases Division, Santa Maria Misericordia University Hospital, Udine, Italy. mattba@tin.it Abstract Candida is an important cause of …

Posaconazole Treatment in Hematology Patient… [Ther Drug Monit. 2012] – PubMed – NCBI

Ther Drug Monit. 2012 May 3. [Epub ahead of print] Posaconazole Treatment in Hematology Patients: A Pilot Study of Therapeutic Drug Monitoring. Crombag MR, Huisman C, Kemper EM, Brüggemann RJ, Bijleveld YA. Source *Department of Clinical Pharmacy, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam ††Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Utrecht University, Utrecht ‡Department of Hematology, Academic …

Safety of Posaconazole and Siro… [Biol Blood Marrow Transplant. 2012] – PubMed – NCBI

Biol Blood Marrow Transplant. 2012 May 4. [Epub ahead of print] Safety of Posaconazole and Sirolimus Co-administration in Allogeneic Hematopoietic Stem-Cell Transplantation. Kubiak DW, Koo S, Hammond SP, Armand P, Baden LR, Antin JH, Marty FM. Source Division of Infectious Diseases, Brigham and Women’s Hospital; Department of Pharmacy, Brigham and Women’s Hospital. Abstract BACKGROUND: Sirolimus …

Variability in rates of use of… [Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2008] – PubMed – NCBI

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2008 Mar;29(3):203-11. Variability in rates of use of antibacterials among 130 US hospitals and risk-adjustment models for interhospital comparison. MacDougall C, Polk RE. Source Department of Clinical Pharmacy, School of Pharmacy, University of California-San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA. Abstract OBJECTIVE: To describe variability in rates of antibacterial use in a …

How to improve the collection and analysis of… [Med Mal Infect. 2012] – PubMed – NCBI

Med Mal Infect. 2012 Mar 14. [Epub ahead of print] How to improve the collection and analysis of hospital antibiotic consumption: Preliminary results of the ConsoRes software experimental implementation. Boussat S, Demoré B, Lozniewski A, Aissa N, Rabaud C. Source Centre de coordination de lutte contre les infections nosocomiales de l’Est (CClin Est), hôpitaux de …

A prospective, multicentre survey on antifungal therapy in neutropenic paediatric haematology patients.

Mycoses. 2012 Mar 19. doi: 10.1111/j.1439-0507.2012.02187.x. [Epub ahead of print] A prospective, multicentre survey on antifungal therapy in neutropenic paediatric haematology patients. Cesaro S, Pagano L, Caira M, Carraro F, Luciani M, Russo D, Colombini A, Morello W, Viale P, Rossi G, Tridello G, Pegoraro A, Nosari A, Aversa F; on behalf of Hema-e-chart Group. …

Epidemiology, species distribution, antifungal susc… [PLoS One. 2011] – PubMed – NCBI

PLoS One. 2011;6(9):e24198. Epub 2011 Sep 15. Epidemiology, species distribution, antifungal susceptibility and outcome of nosocomial candidemia in a tertiary care hospital in Italy. Bassetti M, Taramasso L, Nicco E, Molinari MP, Mussap M, Viscoli C. Source Infectious Diseases Division, Santa Maria Misericordia University Hospital, Udine, Italy. mattba@tin.it Abstract Candida is an important cause of …

[Invasive fungal infection in c… [Enferm Infecc Microbiol Clin. 2012] – PubMed – NCBI

Enferm Infecc Microbiol Clin. 2012 Apr 12. [Epub ahead of print] [Invasive fungal infection in critically ill patients.] [Article in Spanish] Garnacho-Montero J, Díaz-Martín A, Ruiz-Pérez De Piappón M, García-Cabrera E. Source Unidad de Gestión Clínica de Cuidados Críticos y Urgencias, Hospital Universitario Virgen del Rocío, Sevilla, España. Abstract The most common organism implicated in …

Current challenges in the management of… [Curr Opin Infect Dis. 2011] – PubMed – NCBI

Curr Opin Infect Dis. 2011 Feb;24 Suppl 1:S1-10. Current challenges in the management of the infected patient. Nicolau DP. Source Center for Anti-Infective Research and Development, Hartford Hospital, Connecticut 06074, USA. dnicola@harthosp.org Abstract PURPOSE OF REVIEW: Management of hospital-associated infections (HAIs) has been made more challenging by the increasing proportion of immunocompromised or otherwise severely …

Antimicrobial stewardship: bridging the… [Curr Opin Infect Dis. 2011] – PubMed – NCBI

Curr Opin Infect Dis. 2011 Feb;24 Suppl 1:S11-20. Antimicrobial stewardship: bridging the gap between quality care and cost. Goff DA. Source The Ohio State University Medical Center, Columbus, USA. Debbie.goff@osumc.edu Abstract PURPOSE OF REVIEW: Antibiotic resistance continues to rise, whereas development of new agents to counter it has slowed. A heightened need exists to maintain …