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Top 10 medical myths, busted

One study, published in the March 2012 Clinical Infectious Diseases, assessed 279 patients with previous Guillain-Barré syndrome who received a total of 989 vaccinations, including 405 trivalent influenza vaccinations.
June 2019

Trigger happy?

The University of Maryland group has just published two new papers on the safety of contact precautions. One is an analysis of the data from...
August 2019

2 adventures in the microbiome

2 adventures in the microbiome. First, there’s a really interesting paper in Clinical Infectious Diseases on a novel treatment for recurrent Clostridium difficile infection.
August 2019

Helping clinicians improve care for sexual, gender minorities

Screening for infectious diseases is very important, and knowing how to provide appropriate vaccinations for people who may benefit from them is an important area, as well. ... If the patient is not comfortable sharing that he has engaged in anal
April 2015

Surveillance under pressure

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

Lessons from a 1944 CIA manual

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

Nosocomial listeriosis

Sometimes I'm not sure it's actually food). A few weeks ago, while making morning rounds on the inpatient infectious diseases consult service, I went to see an immunosuppressed patient
August 2019

An outbreak in slow motion

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

Letting the dumpster fire burn on and on

of infectious diseases, as judged by the ever worsening Match results with fewer physicians entering the field. ... In a nutshell, I think the present inability to recruit resident physicians into infectious diseases is due to loss aversion.
August 2019

Here come the maskers

Presenteeism remains the elephant in the middle of the room, and reducing it is likely far more important than mandating influenza vaccine or masks to prevent transmission of infectious diseases in
August 2019

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