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
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).. ... 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
The following cases and commentary, which address infectious diseases, are excerpted from ACP's Medical Knowledge Self-Assessment Program (MKSAP14)..
Results were published online on Feb. 3 by Clinical 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
Isolation precautions may not always be of benefit.
Empirical therapy covering methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) was associated with an increased risk of 30-day mortality compared to standard antibiotics in veterans hospitalized with pneumonia, including those with clinical risk
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.