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On beyond Zika

As I write this, the World Health Organization is scrambling to catch up with the global proliferation of this emerging infectious disease, and poised to declare a public health emergency. ... That likely makes it a zoonosis at the start, a disease
August 2019

Managing superbugs in your community

About a third of the world's population is infected with TB, one of the deadliest infectious diseases, said Dr. ... Most internists refer to an infectious disease or pulmonary [subspecialist for treatment], but they're the ones that make the
May 2017

MERS: a primer

The CDC reported the first case of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) in the United States. The patient is a health care worker who fl...
August 2019

Resist the urge to overtreat bacteriuria

infectious disease specialist at Cambridge Health Alliance in Cambridge, Mass. ... PMID: 24439075]. Nicolle LE, Gupta K, Bradley SF, et al. Clinical practice guideline for the management of asymptomatic bacteriuria: 2019 update by the Infectious Diseases
July 2019

Causal opacity

Causal opacity. Medicine as a science is predicated on causality. We seek to understand the causes of disease.
August 2019

Hepatitis C drugs offer new options

Fox. The ranks of gastroenterologists and infectious disease specialists will also be insufficient to take on the potential deluge of patients, added Dr. ... Saag, MD, an infectious disease specialist and director of the Center for AIDS Research at the
January 2015

‘Unlearning’ how to prescribe antibiotics

an infectious disease specialist and associate medical director for inpatient services at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center in Torrance, Calif. ... So in 2006, Vallejo Medical Center launched a stewardship program, assigning two half-time pharmacists to work
September 2012

On beyond Zika

As I write this, the World Health Organization is scrambling to catch up with the global proliferation of this emerging infectious disease, and poised to declare a public health emergency. ... That likely makes it a zoonosis at the start, a disease
August 2019

Don't be one, get one

I agree. This could be theEli N. Perencevich, MD, ACP Member, is an infectious disease physician and epidemiologist in Iowa City, Iowa, who studies methods to halt the spread of resistant
August 2019

The Ebola War

The World Health Organization, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, non-governmental groups like MSF, no group has anything close to the logistical capability of the military to quickly deploy ... I realize that the military is not designed
August 2019

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