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Infectious Disease

Most Physicians Treating STIs Do Not Have Meds on Hand

Most office-based physicians who provide sexually transmitted infections services report not having on-site access to the recommended injectable medications for same-day treatment of gonorrhea and syphilis, according to a research letter published in the November issue of Emerging Infectious Diseases.


Occupational Use of Disinfectants May Up Risk for Developing COPD

Regular use of chemical disinfectants among nurses may be a risk factor for developing chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, according to a study published online Oct. 18 in JAMA Network Open.

Conference Highlights

October 2 2019 - October 6 2019Infectious Diseases Society of America, Oct. 2-6
September 15 2019 - September 18 2019American Society for Radiation Oncology, Sept. 15-18
September 15 2019 - September 18 2019American Academy of Otolaryngology, Sept. 15-18
June 7 2019 - June 11 2019American Diabetes Association, June 7-11
May 31 2019 - June 4 2019American Society of Clinical Oncology, May 31-June 4

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