Category: Article Summaries

Weekly Articles 5/30/2021

Quite a few here. A brief word on the new vancomycin dosing guidelines, dual therapy for enterococcal IE and MRSA bacteremia, and several updates on COVID-19. Anna Poston-Blahnik, Ryan Moenster, Association Between Vancomycin Area Under the Curve and Nephrotoxicity: a single center, retrospective cohort study in a veteran population, Open Forum Infectious Diseases, Volume 8,

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Weekly Articles: 3/28/2021

Janiaud P, Axfors C, Schmitt AM, et al. Association of Convalescent Plasma Treatment With Clinical Outcomes in Patients With COVID-19: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis. JAMA. 2021;325(12):1185–1195. doi:10.1001/jama.2021.2747 This is a meta-analysis consisting of all RCTs published in peer-reviewed journals as well as pre-prints evaluating convalescent plasma in confirmed or suspected COVID patients. Primary outcomes

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Weekly Articles 3/14/2021

Richard G Wunderink, Antoine Roquilly, Martin Croce, Daniel Rodriguez Gonzalez, Satoshi Fujimi, Joan R Butterton, Natasha Broyde, Myra W Popejoy, Jason Y Kim, Carisa De Anda, A Phase 3, Randomized, Double-Blind Study Comparing Tedizolid Phosphate and Linezolid for Treatment of Ventilated Gram-Positive Hospital-Acquired or Ventilator-Associated Bacterial Pneumonia, Clinical Infectious Diseases, 2021;, ciab032, This is

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