Latest Infections: Misc. news

Secondary Bloodstream Infections Tied to Poorer COVID-19 Outcomes

B 12/21 -- Certain Cancer Patients at Higher Odds for Severe COVID-19

Risk for Blood Clots Increased With PICC Placement in Children

Central venous catheter placement with peripherally inserted central catheters in children is associated with increased risks for venous thromboembolism, central line-associated bloodstream infection, and central venous catheter malfunction, according to a study published online Jan. 7 in Blood.

Infectious Diseases Society of America, Oct. 2-6

The Infectious Diseases Society of America Annual Meeting (ID Week 2019) The annual meeting of the Infectious Diseases Society of America was held from Oct. 2 to 6 in Washington, […]

Deep Infections Occur in 6 Percent of Knee Fracture Repairs

Deep surgical site infections occur in nearly 6 percent of periarticular knee fracture repairs, according to a review published online Aug. 23 in JAMA Network Open.