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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

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

Rapid testing for infectious disease

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.
January 2016

New guidelines issued on contact precautions for C. diff, resistant infections

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.
January 2018

A new era of pneumonia management

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
January 2020

Infectious diseases

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.
September 2019

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

Antibiotics given at time of urinary catheter removal lowered UTI risk

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.
June 2013

Rates of transfusion-related babesiosis increasing in the U.S., study finds

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.
September 2011

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