Hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection is the largest ongoing infectious disease epidemic in the U.S., and incidence rates are rising, according to CDC research (unpublished at press time) presented in ... Ms. Dan, viral hepatitis policy advisor for the
At this time the CDC has not recommended routine vaccination of this age group, which is likely related to lower disease incidence (about 4.6% annually in 50-year-olds, compared ... However, given the lower disease prevalence and risk in this population
Dr. Drain, who is now an infectious disease fellow at Massachusetts General Hospital and Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston, recently spoke with ACP Internist about his experiences in Cuba
Staff writer Mollie Durkin offers more tips from experts on managing this growing problem, as well as a comprehensive overview of the biggest emerging threats on the infectious disease radar.
Candiduria is neither a symptom nor a sign, and it is clearly not a disease. ... The overwhelming body of evidence points to the fact that the presence of candiduria as an isolated observation generally does not portend subsequent invasive disease.
The parasitic disease schistosomiasis is caused by a fluke that lives in the lake, harbored by snails and infecting swimmers and workers and fishermen and women as it burrows through the
He then joined faculty at the University of Maryland, eventually becoming professor and chairman of the infectious disease department. ... He was an author or co-author of more than 160 scientific papers and book chapters related to these topics and a
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
in seminal fluid for up to 101 days, and infectious virus up to 82 days, and in 1968 the sexual transmission of Marburg virus was reported 13 weeks into convalescence). ... Scientists detected the genetic material of Ebola from a semen sample the
Mike has been an infectious disease chief and hospital epidemiologist and is now our chief quality officer, and Dan is an infectious disease chief, hospital epidemiologist and clinical microbiologist. ... Eli N. Perencevich, MD, ACP Member, is an