Commensal Microbes Induce Serum IgA Responses that Protect against Polymicrobial Sepsis

Wilmore et al. demonstrate a role for serum IgA in protection against polymicrobialsepsis. Induction of protective concentrations of T cell-dependent serum IgA requirescolonization of the gut with a complex microbiota that includes bacteria in the phylum Proteobacteria. Source: Commensal Microbes Induce Serum IgA Responses…

Short-course antibiotic therapy for critically ill patients treated for postoperative intra-abdominal infection: the DURAPOP randomised clinical trial | SpringerLink

Source: Short-course antibiotic therapy for critically ill patients treated for postoperative intra-abdominal infection: the DURAPOP randomised clinical trial | SpringerLink

Clinical Practice Guidelines for Clostridium difficile Infection in Adults and Children: 2017 Update by the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) and Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA)

Source: Clinical Practice Guidelines for Clostridium difficile Infection in Adults and Children: 2017 Update by the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) and Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA) | Clinical Infectious Diseases | Oxford Acad