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1Antiviral combination therapy with low-dose hepatitis B immunoglobulin for the prevention of hepatitis B virus recurrence in liver transplant recipients: a single-center experienceTransplantation Proceedings, June 30, 2015  Review Article
2Eliciting neutralizing antibodies against the membrane proximal external region of HIV-1 Env by chimeric live attenuated influenza A virus vaccinesVaccine , June 30, 2015  Clinical Article
3Long noncoding RNAs in hepatitis B virus-related hepatocellular carcinomaWorld Journal of Gastroenterology, June 30, 2015  Full Text  Clinical Article
4Efficacy and safety of sofosbuvir-based triple therapy in hepatitis C genotype 4 infectionDigestive and Liver Diseases, June 30, 2015  Clinical Article
5Glucocorticosteroids for sepsis: systematic review with meta-analysis and trial sequential analysisIntensive Care Medicine, June 30, 2015  Evidence Based Medicine  Review Article
6Diet patterns and risk of sepsis in community-dwelling adults: A cohort studyBMC Infectious Diseases, June 30, 2015  Full Text  Clinical Article
7Reactivation of latently infected HIV-1 viral reservoirs and correction of aberrant alternative splicing in the LMNA gene via AMPK activation: Common mechanism of action linking HIV-1 latency and Hutchinson-Gilford progeria syndromeMedical Hypotheses, June 30, 2015  Review Article
8Effect of hand sanitizer location on hand hygiene complianceAmerican Journal of Infection Control, June 30, 2015  Clinical Article
9Effect of asymptomatic vaginal colonization with Candida albicans on pregnancy outcomeActa Obstetricia et Gynecologica Scandinavica, June 30, 2015  Clinical Article
10Role of T-regulatory cells in the response to hepatitis B vaccine in hemodialysis patientsHemodialysis International, June 30, 2015  Clinical Article

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We have Ranked, Sorted and Summarized the Latest Clinical Articles.

1Nursing home residents at risk for antibiotic-related harmJAMA Internal Medicine, June 30, 2015
2Bedside Ebola diagnosticHarvard Medical School News, June 30, 2015
3Stopping Ebola before it spreads: Identify incoming infected travelersUniversity of Utah Health Care, June 29, 2015
4University of Maryland School of Medicine scientist identifies "decoy" molecule that could help sharply reduce risk of flu deathUniversity of Maryland School of Medicine News, June 29, 2015
5TSRI and Biotech partners find new antibody weapons against Marburg virusScripps Research Institute News, June 29, 2015
6New and innovative approach for successful vaccination against Chlamydia infectionsMedical University of Vienna, June 26, 2015
7Genome of emerging antibiotic resistant bacteria decodedWellcome Trust Sanger Institute News, June 26, 2015
8WHO statement on the ninth meeting of the IHR Emergency Committee regarding MERS-CoVWHO news, June 26, 2015
9Reenergizing antibiotics in the war against infectionsWyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering News, June 26, 2015
10New breath test for pneumoniaThe University of Manchester News, June 26, 2015

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SIRT3 expression improves prognosis in gastric cancer

As reported in Clinical Microbiology & Infection, among 158 adults with community-acquired respiratory failure, nasopharyngeal swabs revealed a RSV infection rate of 4% and an influenza virus infection rate of 15%.

Intermittent ?-lactam bolus therapy less effective than prolonged infusion

Based on a meta-analysis (n=29 studies [2206 patients]) published in the Journal of Antimicrobial Agents, intermittent β-lactam therapy was less effective than prolonged infusion with respect to mortality rate (RR = 0.66) and clinical success (RR = 1.12).

Hospital readmission rate in patients discharged on parenteral antibiotics

As reported in Clinical Infectious Diseases, the hospital readmission rate for patients (n=782) discharged on parenteral antibiotics was 26%. The mean patient age was 58 years. The leading diagnoses were bacteremia, osteomyelitis, and pyelonephritis. The indications for readmission included non-infection related (30%), worsening symptoms (29%), and new infections (19%). The ORs for readmission factors were as follows: each decade increase in age, 1.09; aminoglycoside use, 2.33; resistant organism, 1.57; and number of hospital discharges in prior 12 months, 1.20.

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