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New algorithm may help guide empiric therapy for patients with any type of pneumonia

Results were published online on Aug. 1 by Clinical Infectious Diseases.
August 2018

New nonculture panel test accurately identified targeted bacteria in bloodstream infections

The test provided results faster than blood cultures in the industry-funded study, but it's not clear how its use would affect prescribing of antibiotics or patient outcomes, an accompanying editorial noted.
May 2019

Hospitalists on high alert as colistin resistance spreads

Francisco, and spokesman for the Infectious Diseases Society of America. ... would be the only alternative, said Daniel Diekema, MD, FACP, director of the division of infectious diseases and clinical professor of infectious diseases and pathology at the
September 2016

Small hospitals may need intensive antibiotic stewardship programs to see meaningful results, study finds

Program 1 provided basic education and tools, access to an infectious diseases hotline, and data on the utilization of antibiotics. ... infectious diseases] expertise were utilized and local pharmacists were actively involved,” they wrote.
March 2018

COVID-19 research, policy

Possible treatments for COVID-19 were reviewed in an article published by Open Forum Infectious Diseases. ... The authors summarized early and emerging treatment options on behalf of the Society of Infectious Diseases Pharmacists, based on data released
April 2020

New knowledge on human microbiome begins to impact practice

Young, a professor in the departments of internal medicine/infectious diseases and microbiology and immunology at the University of Michigan Medical School in Ann Arbor. ... Young said. Despite the challenges of microbiome research, recent years have
April 2018

Balanced crystalloids vs. saline, antibiotic stewardship, and more

Program 1 provided basic education and tools, access to an infectious diseases hotline, and data on the utilization of antibiotics. ... infectious diseases] expertise were utilized and local pharmacists were actively involved,” they wrote.
August 2018

Procalcitonin: Promise and pitfalls

an infectious diseases physician at the Durham VA Health Care System in North Carolina. ... Tsalik. “They're all hoping for a troponin of infectious diseases—that if it's high, you had a heart attack, and if it's low, you didn't.
August 2018

Joint guidelines issued for drug-susceptible pulmonary tuberculosis

The guidelines were published online Aug. 10 by Clinical Infectious Diseases and developed by the American Thoracic Society, CDC, and Infectious Diseases Society of America.
August 2016

Sputum culture may help guide antibiotic treatment in patients with hospital-acquired pneumonia

HAP guidelines from the Infectious Diseases Society of America include a weak recommendation for using noninvasive sputum culture rather than empiric treatment to guide care.
October 2017

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