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Norovirus outbreak with a twist

Norovirus outbreak with a twist. There's an interesting outbreak investigation in the latest issue of Clinical Infectious Diseases.
October 2020

Letter to the Editor

Even if a physician were in a position to tell the targeted staff the diseases(s) he knows about, it medically is a bad practice because the physician may not know ... all the infectious diseases an inmate or detainee has, thus creating a false sense of
September 2008

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,
October 2020

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.
October 2020

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

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,
October 2020

Problems and potential with probiotics

Image by iStock. “If that definition raises a lot more questions than it answers for you, you're not alone,” ACP Member Krishna Rao, MD, an assistant professor of infectious diseases
January 2018

We need an Ebola test with perfect negative predictive value at time zero

But this problem plagues infectious diseases diagnostics generally. As this recent Lancet ID article points out, the lack of early and sensitive diagnostic testing is one reason why so many patients ... Daniel J. Diekema, MD, FACP, practices infectious
October 2020

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,
October 2020

QD: News Every Day--Infectious disease specialists state case for seeing one sooner

The study, commission by the Infectious Diseases Society of America, appeared online Sept. ... 25 and will appear in the Dec. 15 issue of Clinical Infectious Diseases.
October 2020

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