19 of 22 specimens sent to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention from the Kansas City outbreak were positive for EV68. ... Eli N. Perencevich, MD, ACP Member, is an infectious disease physician and epidemiologist in Iowa City, Iowa, who studies
Eli 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 bacteria in our hospitals (including
This question can be found in MKSAP 16 in the Infectious Disease section, item 83.
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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) does have useful information online and in graphic form. ... Eli N. Perencevich, MD, ACP Member, is an infectious disease physician and epidemiologist in Iowa City, Iowa, who studies methods to halt
The single greatest infectious disease calamity in all of human history was not plague, or typhus, or smallpox, it was the 1918 flu pandemic, which killed as many as 50 million. ... The CDC provides very helpful information about antiviral medications
For many health care organizations and infectious disease specialists, the reasons for mandating the yearly vaccine are compelling. ... program was implemented in 2008, according to an article about the policy in Clinical Infectious Diseases in 2010.
We're at the beginning of the postantibiotic era,” said Steve Solomon, MD, FACP, an infectious disease specialist, formerly director of antimicrobial resistance for the CDC and now principal for Global ... Boucher, MD, an infectious disease physician
Over the past 2 or 3 decades, some authors started calling Lemierre syndrome “the forgotten disease.” It seems that the syndrome occurred regularly in the first half of the 20th century. ... As I give pharyngitis talks around the U.S., infectious
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