Loading...
*  Acinetobacter
Falagas, ME; Karveli, EA; Kelesidis, I; Kelesidis, T (2007). "Community acquired Acinetobacter infections". Eur J Clin ... having been implicated in a number of hospital-acquired infections such as bacteremia, urinary tract infections (UTIs), ... It can cause various other infections, including skin and wound infections, bacteremia, and meningitis, but A. lwoffi is mostly ... to community-acquired primary meningitis wherein the majority of the victims were children. Case reports also link A. baumannii ...
*  Omadacycline
Paratek Pharmaceuticals is developing omadacycline as a treatment for certain serious community-acquired infections. In vitro ... infectious disease product in the treatment of acute bacterial skin and skin structure infections and community-acquired ... "Paratek Announces Positive Phase 3 Study of Omadacycline in Community-Acquired Bacterial Pneumonia". www.globenewswire.com. ... A 750 patient phase 3 study comparing omadacycline to moxifloxacin for the treatment of community-acquired bacterial pneumonia ...
*  Thiamphenicol
"Role of thiamphenicol in the treatment of community-acquired lung infections". Med Trop (Mars). 64 (1): 33-8. PMID 15224555. ... Thiamphenicol is also widely used in Brazil, particularly for the treatment of sexually transmitted infections and pelvic ...
*  Home care
2006). "Community-Acquired Infection With Healthcare-Associated Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus: The Role of Home ... However, from an epidemiological standpoint, the risks of some community acquired infections are higher from home nursing than ... that enables the patient to live independently in the community. While there are differences in terms used in describing ... Nursing Care". Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology. 27 (11): 1213-1218. doi:10.1086/507920. PMID 17080379. Paul IM, et ...
*  Hyper-CVAD
... to prevent against community acquired infections. Patients are also at risk of hospital acquired infections, such as ... It is not uncommon for patients to require hospitalisation to treat infections. Other side effects Temporary hair loss is a ...
*  Cethromycin
... for treatment of community-acquired respiratory infections". Expert Opinion on Investigational Drugs. 17 (3): 387-400. doi: ... is a ketolide antibiotic undergoing research for the treatment of community acquired pneumonia (CAP) and for the prevention of ... for cethromycin to treat mild-to-moderate community acquired pneumonia. On December 3, 2008 Advanced Life Sciences announced ... Originally discovered and developed by Abbott, it was acquired by Advanced Life Sciences Inc. for further development. On ...
*  Staphylococcus aureus
The carriage of S. aureus is an important source of hospital-acquired infection (also called nosocomial) and community-acquired ... but are becoming increasingly prevalent in community-acquired infections. Minor skin infections can be treated with triple ... It is still one of the five most common causes of hospital-acquired infections and is often the cause of wound infections ... Deeply penetrating S. aureus infections can be severe. Skin infections are the most common form of S. aureus infection. This ...
*  Atypical pneumonia
"Diagnosis of atypical pathogens in patients hospitalized with community-acquired respiratory infection". Scandinavian Journal ... "Microbiology of community-acquired pneumonia in the Gulf Corporation Council states". Journal of Chemotherapy. 19 (Suppl 1): 17 ... No signs and symptoms of lobar consolidation, meaning that the infection is restricted to small areas, rather than involving a ... Chest radiographs (X-ray photographs) often show a pulmonary infection before physical signs of atypical pneumonia are ...
*  Pseudomonas oryzihabitans
In cases of patients with indwelling catheters, special care should be taken so that a community-acquired infection does not ... or they are community-acquired, which means that the patient had evidence of infection before admission or during the first ... Infections can be either nosocomially acquired, which means that the bacteria originated during a patient's duration in the ... However, it is rare for the infection to escalate into sepsis, but there have been cases where patients have acquired the ...
*  Staphylococcus saprophyticus
S. saprophyticus is a common cause of community-acquired urinary tract infections. S. saprophyticus was not recognized as a ... it is the second-most common cause of community-acquired UTIs, after Escherichia coli. Sexual activity increases the risk of S ... saprophyticus infection. This is because unlike Gram-negative Enterobacteriaceae urinary tract infections, S. saprophyticus ... Vitamin C Source Food Articles, Cure of Urinary Tract Infection in North India Lee, WH; Loo, CY; Bebawy, M; Luk, F; et al. ( ...
*  Plasmid-mediated resistance
... and community-acquired infections. Both narrow spectrum beta-lactamases (e.g. penicillinases) and extended spectrum beta- ... KPC, NDM-1, VIM and OXA-48 carbapenemases have been increasingly reported worldwide as causes of hospital-acquired infections. ... Antibiotic resistance mediated by MDR plasmids severely limits the treatment options for the infections caused by Gram-negative ...
*  Quinolone antibiotic
In community-acquired infections, they are recommended only when risk factors for multidrug resistance are present or after ... It has been recommended that fluoroquinolones not be used as a first-line agent for community-acquired pneumonia, instead ... quinolones for community-acquired pneumonia: meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials". Clinical Microbiology and ... September 2013). "Community-associated Clostridium difficile infection and antibiotics: a meta-analysis". Journal of ...
*  Infections associated with diseases
"Antibiotics for community-acquired lower respiratory tract infections secondary toMycoplasma pneumoniaein children". doi: ... The history of infection and disease were observed in the 1800s and related to the one of the tick-borne diseases, Rocky ... COMMON INFECTIONS AND UNCOMMON DISEASE: ELUSIVE ASSOCIATIONS OF ENTEROVIRUSES AND TYPE I DIABETES MELLITUS". In Knobler, Stacey ... Infections associated with diseases are those that are associated with possible infectious etiologies, that meet the ...
*  Bacteremia
Skin ulceration or wounds, respiratory tract infections, and IV drug use are the most important causes of community-acquired ... E.coli bacteremia is usually the result of a urinary tract infection. Other organisms that can cause community-acquired ... "Community-acquired bacterial bloodstream infections in developing countries in south and southeast Asia: a systematic review". ... of all cases of community-acquired bacteremia. In general, gram negative bacteria enter the bloodstream from infections in the ...
*  Carbapenem
... are recommended for high-risk community-acquired abdominal infections and for abdominal infections that are hospital-acquired. ... Carbapenems are less commonly used in the treatment of community-acquired pneumonia, as community-acquired strains of the most ... Enterobacteriaceae are common pathogens responsible for urinary tract infections, abdominal infections, and hospital-acquired ... by the Infectious Disease Society of America for the empiric treatment of community-acquired intra-abdominal infections of mild ...
*  Antimicrobial copper-alloy touch surfaces
... and community-acquired infections. Staphylococcus aureus, the most common of all bacterial staphylococcus (i.e., Staph) ... antimicrobial copper surfaces to reduce hospital-acquired infections because it wants to prevent hospital-acquired infections ... Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology, May 2013 "Copper Surfaces Reduce the Rate of Health Care-Acquired Infections in ... surfaces may increase the effectiveness of existing infection control practices and may lower the risk of infections acquired ...
*  Staphylococcal infection
Among neurosurgical patients, it can cause community-acquired meningitis. Other infections include: Closed-space infections of ... MRSA has also been recognized with increasing frequency in community-acquired infections. The symptoms of a Staph Infection ... Problematically, Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) has become a major cause of hospital-acquired infections, ... "Staphylococcus aureus Infections - Infections". Merck Manuals Consumer Version. Retrieved 2015-12-03. Cheng-Ching, Esteban; ...
*  Ertapenem
... is marketed by Merck as a first-line treatment for community-acquired infections. It should not be used as empirical ... treatment for hospital-acquired infections because of its lack of activity against Pseudomonas aeruginosa. In practice, it is ... Acquired resistance to ertapenem is usually mediated by up-regulation of efflux mechanisms and by the selection of porin- ... In 2006, Ertapenem became approved for pediatric use in certain infections. Ertapenem is not recommended for children under 3 ...
*  Cefditoren
... pivoxil is used to treat uncomplicated skin and skin structure infections, community-acquired pneumonia, acute ... Cefditoren pivoxil has a broad spectrum of activity and has been used to treat bacterial infections of the skin and respiratory ...
*  Morganella morganii
Although M. morganii has a wide distribution, it is considered an uncommon cause of community-acquired infection and it is most ... Morganella infections UniProt. Morganella morganii (Proteus morganii) "Morganella infections". Medscape. Retrieved 5 December ... Numerous cases of nosocomial infection have been described, usually as postsurgical wound infections or urinary tract ... nosocomial surgical wound infections, peritonitis, central nervous system infection, endophthalmitis, pneumonia, ...
*  Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital
In 2006 an outbreak of a community-acquired infection Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus Aureus on the neonatal intensive ... In March 2011 several wards in the hospital were closed as a result of an outbreak of the community infection Norovirus. In ...
*  Global spread of H5N1 in 2005
... raising the possibility of community-acquired infection" but "the detection of H5N1 in clinical specimens is technically ... Sichuan Province, where infections with Streptococcus suis have been detected in pigs in a concurrent outbreak, has one of the ... "Bird flu confirmed in 10 rural communities across Russia". RIA Novosti. October 31, 2005. "Deadly bird flu detected in Kuwait ... October 31, 2005 Russia confirmed previously suspected H5N1 bird flu in ten rural communities across Russia. The confirmed ...
*  Cavernous sinus thrombosis
"Cavernous sinus thrombosis and meningitis from community-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infection". ... and dental infections (10%). Less common primary sites of infection include tonsils, soft palate, middle ear, or orbit (orbital ... Infection can spread to contralateral cavernous sinus within 24-48 hours of initial presentation. CST most commonly results ... This infection is life-threatening and requires immediate treatment, which usually includes antibiotics and sometimes surgical ...
*  Anaerobic infection
The infection is often polymicrobial in nature and isolates of community-acquired infection (in 60-80% of cases) are aerobic ... The recommendations suggest the following: For mild-to-moderate community-acquired infections in adults, the agents recommended ... The isolates found in soft-tissue infections can vary depending on the type of infection. The infection's location and the ... For high risk community-acquired infections in adults, the agents recommended for empiric regimens are: meropenem, imipenem- ...
*  Haemodynamic response
Acute infections, such as community-acquired pneumonia (CAP), act as a trigger for acute coronary syndromes (ACS). ACS deals ... This is caused by catecholamine release and by infections. Severe infections lead to increase myocardial metabolic demands and ... "Mechanistic links between acute respiratory tract infections and acute coronary syndromes". Journal of Infection. 66: 1-17. doi ... Recent study suggests that acute respiratory tract infection can act as a trigger for ACS. This in turn has major prothrombotic ...
*  Norovirus
... infection cannot be treated with antibiotics because it is not a bacterial infection. Treatments aim to avoid ... "Norovirus Vaccine" (PDF). "Takeda to Acquire LigoCyte Pharmaceuticals, Inc". Norovirus; Ligocyte.com; accessed . "How To Stay ... national health authorities and the scientific community to use the virus name Norwalk virus, rather than the genus name ... Infection is characterized by diarrhea, vomiting, and stomach pain. Blood is not usually present. Fever or headaches may also ...