The Infectious Diseases Society of America and the American Society for Microbiology have published a guide to help physicians determine which tests are most useful in diagnosing infectious diseases. ... The guide was published online July 10 by Clinical
The following cases and commentary, which address infectious diseases, are excerpted from ACP's Medical Knowledge Self-Assessment Program (MKSAP14)..
Isolation precautions may not always be of benefit.
The new American Thoracic Society (ATS) and Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) guideline updates the 2007 community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) guideline and includes significant changes, such as preferring macrolides over ... fluoroquinolones.
The following cases and commentary, which address infectious diseases, are excerpted from ACP's Medical Knowledge Self-Assessment Program (MKSAP14).. ... Ingestion of seafood containing the organism can also cause sepsis via the gastrointestinal tract,
an interview with Christina Fiske, MD, an infectious diseases subspecialist at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, Tenn. ... They need a simple script to elicit clues for emerging infectious diseases and must be informed about current
How to best treat patients in an era of increasingly drug-resistant infections and lagging antibiotic development was a core issue at the 25th annual Infectious Diseases Society of America conference ... The IDSA has proposed three trials to the National
Antibiotic stewardship programs reduce incidence of C. difficile, multidrug-resistant infections, review finds
Results were published online on June 16 by The Lancet Infectious Diseases.
Image by Getty Images. From October 2014 through October 2015, researchers implemented two core antimicrobial stewardship interventions at four community hospitals with limited infectious diseases physician support in North Carolina (median
Several professional societies, including the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA) and the Infectious Diseases Society of America, recently released recommendations on preventing health care-associated infections through hand hygiene