Pneumonia

Recent News

Jun 13, 2017

News Scan for Jun 13, 2017

Zika and swallowing
Cholera in Somalia, Yemen
Pneumonia in young kids
Autism tied to maternal fever
Jun 06, 2017
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CDC: Most healthcare-acquired Legionnaires' cases could be prevented

Poorly maintained water systems are typically to blame, and those in long-term care facilities are especially vulnerable.

May 30, 2017

News Scan for May 30, 2017

Saudi MERS case
Big chikungunya jump
France ends avian flu pause
Flu vaccine in pregnancy
May 24, 2017

News Scan for May 24, 2017

Qatar MERS case
Pneumonia vaccine protection
May 11, 2017

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for May 11, 2017

Potential Candida auris drug
Prehistoric enterococci
Non-susceptible pneumococcus
Apr 21, 2017

News Scan for Apr 21, 2017

More avian flu outbreaks
Marker for pneumonia antibiotics
MCR-1 cases in Italy
Apr 20, 2017

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Apr 20, 2017

Novel antibiotic target
Penicillin-resistant pneumonia
Apr 10, 2017

News Scan for Apr 10, 2017

African Zika circulation
Chikungunya spike
Carbapenem-resistant E cloacae
Resistant Klebsiella
Ebola studies
Pneumonia and sedatives
Mar 13, 2017

News Scan for Mar 13, 2017

MERS hospital outbreak
Yellow fever in Rio
Pneumococcal vaccine in kids
New chikungunya cases
MDRO screening, isolation
Mar 08, 2017

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Mar 08, 2017

Antibiotics for kids' pneumonia
Post-discharge antibiotics

Resources & Literature

Recent Literature

Alari A, Chaussade H, Domenech De Calles M, et al. Impact of pneumococcal conjugate vaccines on pneumococcal meningitis cases in France between 2001 and 2014: a time series analysis. BMC Med Genomics 2016 Dec 21;14:211

Amaro R, Sellares J, Polverino E, et al. Previous antibiotics therapy is associated with a lower incidence of septic shock and a lower need for mechanical ventilation in patients with community-acquired pneumonia. J Infect 2017 (published online Jan 24)

Andam CP, Worby CJ, Gierke R, et al. Penicillin resistance of nonvaccine type pneumococcus before and after PCV13 introduction, United States. Emerg Infect Dis 2017 (published Apr 18)

Ben-Shimol S, Greenberg D, Givon-Lavi N, et al. Impact of PCV7/PCV13 introduction on invasive pneumococcal disease (IPD) in young children: comparison between meningitis and non-meningitis IPD. Vaccine 2016 (published online Jul 27)

Benet T, Pico VS, Messaoudi M, et al. Microorganisms associated with pneumonia in children <5 years of age in developing and emerging countries: the GABRIEL Pneumonia Multicenter, prospective, case-control study. Clin Infect Dis 2017 (published online Jun 12)

Bramley AM, Reed C, Finelli L, et al. Relationship between body mass index and outcomes among hospitalized patients with community-acquired pneumonia. J Infect Dis 2017 (published online May 17)

Carnalla-Barajas MN, Soto-Nogueron A, Sanchez-Aleman MA, et al. Changing trends in serotypes of S. pneumoniae isolates causing invasive and non-invasive diseases in unvaccinated population in Mexico (2000-2014). Int J Infect Dis 2017 (published online Feb 16)

Chochua S, Metcalf BJ, Li Z, et al. Invasive serotype 35B pneumococci including an expanding serotype switch lineage, United States, 2015-2016. Emerg Infect Dis 2017 (published online May 16)

Cilloniz C, Ewig S, Gabarrus A, et al. Seasonality of pathogens causing community-acquired pneumonia. Respirology 2017 (published online Jan 17)

de C Brandileone MC, Zanella RC, Almeida SCG, et al. Effect of 10-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine on nasopharyngeal carriage of Streptococcus pneumoniae and Haemophilus influenzae among children in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Vaccine 2016 (published online Sep 28)

Ding C, Zhang Y, Yang Z, et al. Incidence, temporal trend and factors associated with ventilator-associated pneumonia in mainland China: a systematic review and meta-analysis. BMC Infect Dis 2017 (published online Jul 4)

Eljaaly K, Alshehri S, Aljabri A, et al. Clinical failure with and without empiric atypical bacteria coverage in hospitalized adults with community-acquired pneumonia: a systematic review and meta-analysis. BMC Infect Dis 2017 Jun 2;17:385

Eurich DT, Marrie TJ, Minhas-Sandhu JK, et al. Risk of heart failure after community acquired pneumonia: prospective controlled study with 10 years of follow-up. BMJ 2017 Feb 13;356

Greenhow TL, Hung YY, Herz A. Bacteremia in children 3 to 36 months old after introduction of conjugated pneumococcal vaccines. Pediatrics 2017 (published online Mar 10)

Guo L, Li G, Wang J, et al. Suspicious outbreak of ventilator-associated pneumonia caused by Burkholderia cepacia in a surgical intensive care unit. Am J Infect Control 2017 (published online Mar 20)

Hendriks W, Boshuizen H, Dekkers A, et al. Temporal cross-correlation between influenza-like illnesses and invasive pneumococcal disease in the Netherlands. Influenza Other Respir Viruses 2016 (published online Dec 10)

Heo JY, Seo YB, Choi WS, et al. Cost-effectiveness of pneumococcal vaccination strategies for the elderly in Korea. PLoS One 2017 May 12;12(5):e0177342

Htar MTT, Stuurman AL, Ferreira G, et al. Effectiveness of pneumococcal vaccines in preventing pneumonia in adults, a systematic review and meta-analysis of observational studies. PLoS One 2017 May 23;12(5):e0177985

Jacobs DM, Shaver A. Prevalence of and outcomes from Staphylococcus aureus pneumonia among hospitalized patients in the United States, 2009-2012. Am J Infect Control 2016 (published online Dec 31)

Jallow S, Madhi SA, Madimabe R, et al. Immunogenicity of 13-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine among children with underlying medical conditions. Vaccine 2017 (published online Jul 5)

Kang L, He C, Miao L, et al. Geographic disparities of pneumonia-specific under-5 mortality rates in mainland China from 1996 to 2015: a population-based study. Int J Infect Dis 2017 (published online Mar 22)

Kent A, Ladhani SN, Andrews NJ, et al. Schedules for pneumoccocal vaccination of preterm infants: an RCT. Pediatrics 2016 (published online Aug 8)

Lewnard JA, Lopman BA, Parashar UD, et al. Naturally-acquired immunity against rotavirus infection and gastroenteritis in children: paired re-analyses of birth-cohort studies. J Infect Dis 2017 (published online Jul 5)

Li R, Fang KX, Young M Jr, et al. Long-term antibody persistence study (3 years after last dose) of the 7-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine in young children in China. Vaccine 2016 (published online Sep 8)

Lopez EL, Glatstein E, Ezcurra GC, et al. Rapid decrease in rates of hospitalization resulting from invasive pneumococcal disease and community-acquired pneumonia in children aged <60 months after 13-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine introduction in Argentina. J Pediatric Infect Dis Soc 2017 (published online Feb 23)

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