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Antigenic and Genetic Characteristics of Swine-Origin 2009 A(H1N1) Influenza Viruses Circulating in Humans
Generation of Swine Flu As the newly emerged influenza virus starts its journey to infect the world's human population, the genetic secrets of the 2009 outbreak of swine influenza A(H1N1) are beingExpand
A clone of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus among professional football players.
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A highly conserved, community-associated MRSA clone that caused abscesses among professional football players and that was indistinguishable from isolates from various other regions of the United States is described. Expand
Clostridium difficile Infection in Patients Discharged from US Short-stay Hospitals, 1996–20031
Clinicians should be aware of the increasing risk of C. difficile–associated disease and make efforts to control its transmission.
National surveillance of emergency department visits for outpatient adverse drug events in children and adolescents.
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Interventions targeting unintentional overdoses of medications commonly given to preschool-aged children would likely have the highest impact in reducing ED visits from outpatient ADEs. Expand
Multidrug-resistant Acinetobacter Infection Mortality Rate and Length of Hospitalization
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Increased hospitalization associated with MDR Acinetobacter infection emphasizes the need for infection control strategies to prevent cross-transmission in healthcare settings. Expand
Investigation of Bioterrorism-Related Anthrax, United States, 2001: Epidemiologic Findings
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A national investigation was initiated to identify additional cases and determine possible exposures to Bacillus anthracis, and 22 cases of anthrax were identified; 5 of the inhalational cases were fatal. Expand
Prevention and Control of Seasonal Influenza with Vaccines: Recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices—United States, 2018–19 Influenza Season
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This report updates the 2017–18 recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices regarding the use of seasonal influenza vaccines in the United States and focuses on the recommendations for use of vaccines for the prevention and control of influenza during the 2018–19 season. Expand
Staphylococcus aureus–associated Skin and Soft Tissue Infections in Ambulatory Care
The rise in visits to outpatient and emergency departments for skin and soft tissue infections may reflect the emergence of community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus.
Prevention and Control of Seasonal Influenza with Vaccines.
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In light of concerns regarding low effectiveness against influenza A(H1N1)pdm09 in the United States during the 2013-14 and 2015-16 seasons, ACIP makes the interim recommendation that live attenuated influenza vaccine (LAIV4) should not be used. Expand
Strategies for Clinical Management of MRSA in the Community: Summary of an Experts' Meeting Convened by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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Strategies for the clinical management of MRSA in the community are summarized based on discussions held at an MRSA experts’ meeting convened by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in July 2004, in conjunction with additional data available as of January 2006. Expand
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