Years ago, a mysterious outbreak of oral infections was traced to a clinic in Anaheim alarmed parents and dominated the local news.
A CHOC infectious disease specialist shares information about children and MIS-C, cases of which are rare but rising.
Leprosy antibiotic is safe treatment for M. abscessus infections, CHOC infectious disease team finds
An oral antibiotic used to treat leprosy is safe and well-tolerated in children with challenging-to-treat mycobacterium abscessus infections.
By: M. Tuan Tran, infectious disease pharmacist at CHOC, and Dr. Negar Ashouri, infectious disease specialist at CHOC With the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and the Joint Commission set to require the adoption of core elements of antimicrobial stewardship in 2017, CHOC will continue to uphold the appropriate use of antimicrobial agents […]