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Infectious disease doctor outlines risks of eating raw oysters

Moore, MD, FACP, chair of infectious diseases at Oschner Medical Center in New Orleans, at a talk during the hospital medicine precourse. ... The organism is part of the normal marine flora, especially oysters, and tends to cause disease in warmer months.
April 2012

Future of antibiotics worries infectious disease experts

Infectious disease experts have many worries. Pandemic viruses, inadequate infection control practices and other problems were discussed at the annual meeting of the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) in Philadelphia ... We don't have new
January 2010

Common curbside consults in infectious disease

Infectious disease specialist Jennifer Babik, MD, PhD, began her talk on curbside consults by explaining when not to ask an ID doctor for one. ... We tell our infectious disease fellows that if you can't give the answer without looking it up, you should
January 2015

Infectious diseases

The program, which included remote consults with infectious disease physicians, led to reductions in broad-spectrum antibiotic use and antimicrobial expenditures. ... Infectious disease consults increased by 40.2% (15.4 consults per 1,000 patient-days vs.
September 2019

Infectious disease tests gain new approvals

Safinamide (Xadago) tablets as an add-on treatment for patients with Parkinson's disease who are currently taking levodopa/carbidopa and experiencing an increase in symptoms (aka “off” time).
May 2017

From ACP Hospitalist

Infectious disease experts quoted in the story will participate in a Twitter chat on Thursday, Jan.
January 2020

Rapid testing for infectious disease

It used to take days for laboratories to return test results for infectious diseases. ... More specifically, polymerase chain reaction (PCR) allows laboratory technicians to detect specific genes that indicate the presence of infectious agents.
January 2016

Isolation precautions associated with increases in length of stay and cost

Compared to non-isolated patients, patients on isolation for respiratory illnesses stayed 17% longer in the hospital, while patients with methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus stayed 30% longer.
October 2016

ID specialists in the ED improved care for severe sepsis and septic shock

Involving infectious disease specialists in the ED care for sepsis patients significantly improved compliance with recommended care, a recent Italian study found. ... Results were published in Clinical Infectious Diseases on June 12. The patients' median
June 2017

Pearls from an ID doc

TEE use can also increase length of stay, he noted. Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) guidelines from 2011 recommend TEE for patients with MRSA bacteremia. ... Most infectious disease specialists would limit blanket use of routine TEE to
August 2013

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