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CDC seeks more testing for ‘huge uptick’ in HCV incidence

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
January 2016

Fecal transplant pills, other innovations in C. difficile treatment

Speakers at IDWeek 2014 discussed the latest developments in treating Clostridium difficile, including more patient-friendly forms of fecal transplantation.
November 2014

What's new in ACP Hospitalist

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
July 2009

Lupus presentation may be an ‘imitator’

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
November 2014

White House lauds ACP Master for work on AIDS

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
July 2008

A warmer, wetter world will mean more work for internists

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.
June 2008

Need grows for antimicrobial stewardship

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.
July 2015

Influenza featured at infectious disease meeting

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.”.
January 2010

Helping clinicians improve care for sexual, gender minorities

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
April 2015

Sports internists treat players as patients

Infectious diseases can range from sexually transmitted diseases to those stemming from dormitory settings, such as methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus.
October 2011

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