The CDC's Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices recommended in June that adults ages 60 years and older may receive a single dose of an RSV vaccine, using shared clinical decision making.
1 Oct 2023
A 29-year-old man is evaluated for a 2-day history of diarrhea and crampy abdominal pain. Medical history is significant for non-Hodgkin lymphoma. Following a physical exam and other tests, what is the most appropriate empiric treatment for this patient?
19 Sep 2023
The human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine can potentially prevent more than 90% of HPV-associated cancers. Generally given to teens, it can be offered to adults as well.
1 Oct 2023
A 26-year-old woman is evaluated for acute cystitis of 2 days' duration. She is pregnant at 10 weeks' gestation. Following a physical exam and dipstick urinalysis, what is the most appropriate management?
11 Jul 2023
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic and the prospect of others, public health and medical groups are developing training initiatives to increase the numbers of infectious disease and public health specialists across the country.
1 Mar 2023
A 36-year-old man is evaluated for fatigue, headache, myalgia, arthralgia, and sore throat of 2 days' duration. He is also seeking HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis initiation. Following a physical exam and lab tests, what is the most appropriate management?
4 Apr 2023
A 62-year-old man is evaluated for a 1-week history of burning pain and a rash over the chest and low back. Medical history is notable for idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis and a single lung transplantation 3 years ago. Following a physical exam, hospital admission, and pending test results, what is the most appropriate additional management?
10 Jan 2023
The College notes the passing of James (Jim) Foody III, MD, FACP; Marcus Boyd Shook, MD, MACP; C. Anderson (Andy) Hedberg, MD, MACP; and George Goldsand, MD, MACP.
1 Feb 2023
Walter Reed's infectious disease unit travels the globe to identify and combat the world's deadliest infectious diseases. Driven to find vaccines that protect troops stationed overseas, the work quickly benefits civilian populations, too.
1 Feb 2010
Adequately funded policies and procedures are needed to reduce health care disparities in access to, and quality of, health care for the U.S. jail and prison population, ACP said.
22 Nov 2022