Photo by iStock. “We looked at 60 other infectious diseases that are required to be reported to CDC and found that, by 2011 and 2012, hepatitis C was already accounting for ... cirrhosis, according to joint guidelines set by the American Association
Speakers at IDWeek 2014 discussed the latest developments in treating Clostridium difficile, including more patient-friendly forms of fecal transplantation.
June's issue of ACP Hospitalist features articles on ICU glucose control, Internal Medicine 2009 highlights of the hospitalist track, and MKSAP questions on infectious diseases. ... MKSAP quiz: Test yourself with infectious diseases vignettes on sudden
Kiriakidou and her colleagues, the ANA produces false positives in 3% to 5% of healthy individuals or patients with other autoimmune or infectious diseases. ... Guidelines for the laboratory use of autoantibody tests in the diagnosis and monitoring of
Anthony S. Fauci, MACP. Dr. Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), has made many contributions to the ... understanding and treatment of immune-mediated and
That could very easily result in a much higher rate of infectious diseases because of the very nature of migration,” Dr. ... No one knows, said Dr. Osterholm. “On the whole, a warmer, wetter world likely means more infectious diseases.
Schwartz, MD, of the Division of Infectious Diseases/Department of Medicine at the John H. ... As it turns out there are very few infectious diseases for which the duration is known based on randomized, controlled trials.
PHILADELPHIA—”I was afraid everyone would be burned out on flu,” said the moderator leading off a well-attended session on seasonal influenza at the annual meeting of the Infectious Diseases ... The pendulum is starting to swing the other way.”.
Screening for infectious diseases is very important, and knowing how to provide appropriate vaccinations for people who may benefit from them is an important area, as well. ... If the patient is not comfortable sharing that he has engaged in anal
Infectious diseases can range from sexually transmitted diseases to those stemming from dormitory settings, such as methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus.