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The vaccine that went away.

The IDSA session "Why is there no vaccine for Lyme disease?" bucked that trend. ... Parts of the U.S. (like the Northeast) have a high prevalence of Lyme disease and residents who could benefit from a vaccine.
November 2020

Candida CAUTI: An oxymoron

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.
November 2020

Diabetic foot care begins with bare feet

podiatrist, a plastic or vascular surgeon, a wound specialist, a neurologist, a vascular surgeon, an internist or endocrinologist, an infectious disease or clinical microbiology specialist, and a physiatrist. ... Do we have the right diagnosis? Is this a
October 2013

Flu, light, and the truth

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
November 2020

Prevention: Who needs it?

health departments to coordinate healthcare-associated infection (HAI) prevention and enhancing laboratory capacity to detect infectious diseases threats. ... Daniel J. Diekema, MD, FACP, practices infectious diseases, clinical microbiology, and hospital
November 2020

'Miracle' powers of the flu vaccine

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
November 2020

The end of antibiotic stewardship, 2013 edition

The end of antibiotic stewardship, 2013 edition. Back in the 1990's when I was a wide-eyed infectious disease fellow, I'd wonder out loud to my co-fellows Sara ... Eli N. Perencevich, MD, ACP Member, is an infectious disease physician and epidemiologist
November 2020

Huge increase in hand hygiene compliance ... to 32%

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
November 2020

Primary care integral to new national viral hepatitis action plan

treatment, said Brian McMahon, MACP, director of the Liver Disease and Hepatitis Program at the Alaska Native Medical Center in Anchorage. ... The plan also focuses on the low-hanging fruit, areas where infectious disease and primary care physicians need
September 2011

Pro-biotics, Con-biotics

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, and trying
November 2020

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