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Not All Patients with VRE Need Isolation

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – While contact isolation precautions are recommended for all patients colonized or infected with vancomycin-resistant enterococci (VRE), a European study shows that isolation is unnecessary for those with VRE of genotype...

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Age Not A Barrier to STEMI Intervention

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Very elderly patients with ST-segment elevation MI can do quite well with successful primary percutaneous intervention, as long they aren’t in cardiogenic shock at presentation, an Italian study shows. The findings come...

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High Pediatric Group A Strep Prevalence

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Among children with sore throat, more than a third probably have group A streptococcal infection, a study shows. Furthermore, about one in every eight well children are carriers of the bacterium. Those numbers come from a...