Antibiotic Therapy for Geriatric Patients by Thomas T. Yoshikawa, Shobita Rajagopalan

By Thomas T. Yoshikawa, Shobita Rajagopalan

Written through the major specialists at the subject, this reference presents easy access to crucial info on particular antibiotics, significant medical infections, chosen pathogens, and infections in long term elderly-care facilities-summarizing the huge array of issues on the topic of infectious ailments in older adults together with epidemiology, medical manifestations, altered host resistance, and pharmacology

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An outbreak of multidrugresistant Streptococcus pneumoniae (serotype 23F) occurred in a nursing home in rural Oklahoma in 1996. 8), and only 4% of residents had received pneumococcal vaccine (21). The overall case rate for tuberculosis declined 26% in the United States between 1992 and 1997, with the highest number of cases reported in the 25–44-year-old age group, which could reflect the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) epidemic. Prior to this epidemic, tuberculosis case rates had an upward inflection point at 75 years of age, due to both reactivation and primary cases of residents in institutional settings, while community cases may go undetected (12).

Yoshikawa TT. Epidemiology and unique aspects of aging and infectious disease. Clin Infect Dis 2000; 30:291–293. 3 Impact of Age and Chronic Illness-Related Immune Dysfunction on Risk of Infectionsà Steven C. A. Key Points:  The immune response consists of innate or natural immunity (neutrophils, macrophages, eosinophils, basophils, natural killer cells, dendritic cells), which is the first line of defense against many microorganisms, and acquired or adaptive immunity (T and B cells) which is a second line of defense when the innate immune system cannot recognize or eliminate an infectious organism.

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