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).
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.
It used to take days for laboratories to return test results for infectious diseases. ... More specifically, polymerase chain reaction (PCR) allows laboratory technicians to detect specific genes that indicate the presence of infectious agents.
The guidance was endorsed by the Society of Hospital Medicine, the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology, and the Association of Medical Microbiology and Infectious Disease Canada.
Illustration by Meredith Boyter Newlove, courtesy of Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. ... File, who is also professor of internal medicine, master teacher, and chair of the infectious disease section at Northeast Ohio Medical University in
1.2%; P<0.001), liver disease (18.6% vs. 4.9%; P<0.001), HIV (6% vs. ... cardiology, cardiac surgery, infectious disease, neurologist, nephrologist, addiction specialists, case management, and nursing,” they concluded.
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
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
Patients who received antibiotics at the time of urinary catheter removal were less likely to get a urinary tract infection (UTI) than those who got no antibiotics, a review found.
Rates of babesiosis related to blood transfusions are increasing in the U.S., according to a recent study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.