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CDC seeks more testing for ‘huge uptick’ in HCV incidence

Photo by iStock.“ We looked at 60 other infectious diseases that are required to be reported to CDC and found that, by 2011 and 2012, hepatitis C was already accounting for ... cirrhosis, according to joint guidelines set by the American Association
January 2016

Fecal transplant pills, other innovations in C. difficile treatment

Speakers at IDWeek 2014 discussed the latest developments in treating Clostridium difficile, including more patient-friendly forms of fecal transplantation.
November 2014

Outcome bias

Daniel J. Diekema, MD, FACP, practices infectious diseases, clinical microbiology, and hospital epidemiology in Iowa City, Iowa, splitting time between seeing patients with infectious diseases, diagnosing infections in the microbiology laboratory,
August 2019

Not just another guideline

Not just another guideline. The updated antibiotic stewardship guideline has been released, and is available at the Clinical Infectious Diseases website, and in pocket card and mobile versions. ... Diekema, MD, FACP, practices infectious diseases,
August 2019

Resist the urge to overtreat bacteriuria

In March, updated guidelines from the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) on the management of asymptomatic bacteriuria reiterated that routine screening and treatment, barring a few exceptions (such as for ... PMID: 24439075]. Nicolle LE,
July 2019

White coat vote

There's been a flurry of media around the topic recently: At various infectious diseases society meetings, many member physicians have been advocating for a change in our white coat culture— ... Philip Lederer, an infectious diseases doctor in Boston,
August 2019

Adult immunization rates fall far short of goals

Actual immunization rates may be half of that. The president of the National Foundation for Infectious Diseases describes the barriers and the solutions. ... William Schaffner, MACP, president of the National Foundation for Infectious Diseases, recently
April 2011

A subspecialty in decline?

Not so for infectious diseases (ID). This year marks a new record for unfilled ID programs (54), with many training programs unable to fill a single training spot in the match. ... Daniel J. Diekema, MD, FACP, practices infectious diseases, clinical
August 2019

Lupus presentation may be an ‘imitator’

Kiriakidou and her colleagues, the ANA produces false positives in 3% to 5% of healthy individuals or patients with other autoimmune or infectious diseases.“ Because of the high percentage of false ... Guidelines for the laboratory use of autoantibody
November 2014

Freedom of contagion

Daniel J. Diekema, MD, FACP, practices infectious diseases, clinical microbiology, and hospital epidemiology in Iowa City, Iowa, splitting time between seeing patients with infectious diseases, diagnosing infections in the microbiology laboratory,
August 2019

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