NZ Infectious Diseases Research Review Issue 27

In this issue:
  -  Paediatric S. aureus bacteraemia: clinical spectrum and predictors of poor outcome
  -  Intervention for reducing antibiotics for UTIs in nursing homes
  -  Respiratory virus transmission and implications for infection control
  -  Smartphone-based assay for detecting SARS-COV-2 and influenza
  -  Rapid test to avoid aminoglycoside-induced ototoxicity in NICUs
  -  Single- vs. multisite sampling for blood cultures
  -  Prevalence, characteristics and outcomes of ED-discharged sepsis patients
  -  P. jirovecii pneumonia outbreak in kidney transplant recipients
  -  Detecting anti-TB drug resistance with Xpert MTB/XDR
  -  Safe cephalosporin use without allergy testing in ‘penicillin-allergic’ patients
  -  Performance of a meningitis/encephalitis panel in CSF samples

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