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Infectious disease doctor outlines risks of eating raw oysters

Moore, MD, FACP, chair of infectious diseases at Oschner Medical Center in New Orleans, at a talk during the hospital medicine precourse. ... The organism is part of the normal marine flora, especially oysters, and tends to cause disease in warmer months.
April 2012

Common curbside consults in infectious disease

Infectious disease specialist Jennifer Babik, MD, PhD, began her talk on curbside consults by explaining when not to ask an ID doctor for one. ... We tell our infectious disease fellows that if you can't give the answer without looking it up, you should
January 2015

Future of antibiotics worries infectious disease experts

Infectious disease experts have many worries. Pandemic viruses, inadequate infection control practices and other problems were discussed at the annual meeting of the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) in Philadelphia ... We don't have new
January 2010


Infectious disease expert Jeanne Marrazzo, MD, FACP, discusses asymptomatic COVID-19, face coverings, outdoor versus indoor transmission, and tracing spread with ACP Hospitalist. ... symptomatic and then follow them through, it's very clear that you're
June 2020

Infectious disease tests gain new approvals

Safinamide (Xadago) tablets as an add-on treatment for patients with Parkinson's disease who are currently taking levodopa/carbidopa and experiencing an increase in symptoms (aka “off” time).
May 2017

New guidelines for hospitals' antibiotic stewardship programs

The evidence-based guidelines were developed by an expert panel representing internal medicine, emergency medicine, microbiology, critical care, surgery, epidemiology, pharmacy, and adult and pediatric infectious disease, and they were published
April 2016

Pearls from an ID doc

TEE use can also increase length of stay, he noted. Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) guidelines from 2011 recommend TEE for patients with MRSA bacteremia. ... Most infectious disease specialists would limit blanket use of routine TEE to
August 2013


A review of the currently available tests for COVID-19 and some predictions for the future come from an infectious disease specialist recently interviewed by ACP Internist/ACP Hospitalist. ... ACP Internist/ACP Hospitalist spoke to internal medicine and
May 2020

Anti-Asian bias brought out by pandemic

Elisa I. Choi, MD, FACP, an internal medicine and infectious disease specialist and chief of internal medicine at a multi-specialty practice in the greater Boston area, said she started hearing ... This pandemic is not the first time that a disease has
June 2020

Infectious diseases

The program, which included remote consults with infectious disease physicians, led to reductions in broad-spectrum antibiotic use and antimicrobial expenditures. ... Infectious disease consults increased by 40.2% (15.4 consults per 1,000 patient-days vs.
September 2019

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