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Larry the vomit simulator

Reuters recently had an article on Larry, a humanoid simulated vomiting system, which is used to analyze the effect of norovirus environmen...
June 2020

Sermo launches flu tracker

Sermo , the online social network for physicians, has launched its own flu tracking system that it says improves on those offered by the C...
June 2020

TB and drugs: A double whammy

Since TB often spreads faster as the disease progresses, these undetected substance abusers would be more contagious, study authors said.
June 2020

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,
June 2020

Preventing shingles

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
June 2020

Experts discuss crisis of antimicrobial resistance

We're at the beginning of the postantibiotic era,” said Steve Solomon, MD, FACP, an infectious disease specialist, formerly director of antimicrobial resistance for the CDC and now principal for Global ... Boucher, MD, an infectious disease physician
September 2015

The story of two little pigs

Not surprisingly, flu was a major topic of the IDSA meeting. I'll be writing a full article about the information presented, but in the mean...
June 2020


James A. Curtin, MD, MACP. James A. Curtin, MD, MACP, a former Regent and an infectious disease specialist, died on March 5, 2015, at the age of 89.
April 2015

Lack of kidneys for transplant raises debates

Delmonico noted. As with any medical tourism, there's the risk of acquiring and transmitting infectious disease. ... That may be because kidney donation, in contrast to kidney disease, is less common among the poor.
February 2011

End or beginning for mandatory influenza vaccination of health care workers?

Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America, Infectious Diseases Society of America, and Pediatrics Infectious Disease Society of America support such a policy, yet a recent Cochrane review stated ”there is no ... Eli N. Perencevich, MD, ACP Member,
June 2020

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