Infectious Disease News

Current Antibiotic Stewardship Program Practices Characterized
Key Cystic Fibrosis Pathogens Reduced With Ivacaftor Use
Recommendations Developed for Japanese Encephalitis Vaccine
About One in 20 Patients Exposed to Preventable Harm
Safety Practice Violations ID'd in Septic Arthritis Outbreak
Recarbrio OK'd for Complicated Urinary Tract, Intra-Abdominal Infections
WHO Declares Congo Ebola Outbreak Global Health Emergency
Educational Handout May Increase Receipt of Child Flu Shot
Protocolized Sepsis Care Lowers Sepsis Mortality in NY State
HIV-Infected Cells Persist in CSF in Individuals on Long-Term ART
Congo Officials: First Ebola Case Confirmed in City of Goma
Rabies Warning Issued for Walt Disney World Resort Area
CRP-Guided Testing Cuts Antibiotic Use in COPD Exacerbations
CDC: Workplace Absenteeism High in 2017/2018 Flu Season
Serious Misdiagnosis-Related Harms Mostly Due to 'Big Three'
Awareness, Use of PrEP on Rise Among Men Who Have Sex With Men
Capping Work Hours in Residency Does Not Impact Outcomes Later
Medicare Drug Rebate Plan Withdrawn by Trump Administration
Health Care Professionals Exhibit Gender Bias
Hospitalized Pneumonia Patients Often Get Excess Antibiotics
Exposure to 2009 pH1N1 Vaccine During Pregnancy Seems Safe
Lab Tests Show Experimental Ebola Treatments Effective
Two-Dose Course of Vaccine After HSCT Cuts Incidence of Zoster
Guidance Updated for Managing Infants at Risk for Group B Strep
Two Algorithms Can ID Patients at Risk for HIV, PrEP Candidates
EHR System-Generated In-Basket Messages Linked to Burnout
Fewer New Measles Cases Reported Last Week in U.S.
Rule Requiring Drug Prices in TV Ads Blocked by Judge
CDC Updates Data on Cases Meeting Criterion for Acute Flaccid Myelitis
Infective Endocarditis Prevalence 26 Percent in Patients With E. faecalis
45 Percent of U.S. Adults Have Some Doubts About Vaccine Safety
Most U.S. Adults Are Concerned About Antibiotic Resistance
Interventions Linked to Drop in Unvaccinated Kindergartners
Flesh-Eating Bacteria Claims Life of Florida Woman
Anti-Vaccine Movement a 'Man-Made' Health Crisis, Scientists Warn
Considerable Number of Patients Receive Surprise Hospital Charges
Stewardship Intervention Can Cut Inappropriate Rx by a Third
Better UTI Monitoring Needed After Hospital Admission in Adults
Review: HPV Vaccination Program Has Considerable Impact
Infections Tied to Subsequent Risk for Acute Ischemic Stroke
Increase Seen in Cryptosporidiosis Outbreaks From 2007 to 2019
Less Than 40 Percent of All U.S. Adults Have Ever Had HIV Testing
ACIP: Men as Old as 26 Should Get HPV Vaccine
MSSP ACOs May Not Improve Spending, Quality of Care
Prevention Bundle May Cut Cardiac Device Infections
Americans Concerned About Clinician Burnout
Many Trust Doctors, Nurses Over Other Sources of Health Advice
Death From Specific Causes Up for Veterans With PTSD
Oral Steroids Increase Infection Risk in Inflammatory Disease
Rotavirus Vaccine Led to Reduced Disease Prevalence, Season Duration
2018 to 2019 Influenza Season in U.S. Was Longest in 10 Years
New England Journal of Medicine Picks New Editor-in-Chief
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April 11 2019 - April 13 2019American College of Physicians, April 11-13
March 29 2019 - April 3 2019American Association for Cancer Research, March 29-April 3
March 16 2019 - March 18 2019American College of Cardiology, March 16-18
March 1 2019 - March 5 2019American Academy of Dermatology, March 1-5
February 6 2019 - February 8 2019American Stroke Association, Feb. 6-8
October 5 2018 - October 10 2018American College of Gastroenterology, Oct. 5-10
October 3 2018 - October 7 2018Infectious Diseases Society of America, Oct. 3-7
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