Pneumonia

Recent News

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
Feb 21, 2017

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Feb 21, 2017

Neonatal sepsis risk calculator
Antibiotic-free chicken
Klebsiella pneumoniae in UK, Ireland
Jan 24, 2017

News Scan for Jan 24, 2017

Yellow fever in Brazil
More H5N8
Saudi MERS case
CDC quarantine rule
Next WHO head
Pneumococcal vaccine underwhelms
Cost of MRSA screening
Dec 30, 2016

News Scan for Dec 30, 2016

US flu picks up
Cutting antibiotics for pneumonia
Dec 16, 2016

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Dec 16, 2016

Community-associated CRE
Antibiotic de-escalation
Multidrug-resistant strep
Nov 22, 2016

News Scan for Nov 22, 2016

Infectious disease deaths
Avian flu in Japan, clade study
Malaria prevention

Resources & Literature

Recent Literature

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)

Qian CJ, Coulombe J, Suissa S, et al. Pneumonia risk in asthma patients using inhaled corticosteroids: a quasi-cohort study. Br J Clin Pharmacol 2017 (published online Mar 28)

Taipale H, Tolppanen AM, Koponen M, et al. Risk of pneumonia associated with incident benzodiazepine use among community–dwelling adults with Alzheimer disease. CMAJ 2017 Apr 19;189(14):E519-29

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