The following cases and commentary, which address infectious diseases, are excerpted from ACP's Medical Knowledge Self-Assessment Program (MKSAP14).. ... Ingestion of seafood containing the organism can also cause sepsis via the gastrointestinal tract,
The Infectious Diseases Society of America and the American Society for Microbiology have published a guide to help physicians determine which tests are most useful in diagnosing infectious diseases. ... The guide was published online July 10 by Clinical
How to best treat patients in an era of increasingly drug-resistant infections and lagging antibiotic development was a core issue at the 25th annual Infectious Diseases Society of America conference ... The IDSA has proposed three trials to the National
A new clinical practice guideline from international respiratory medicine and infectious diseases societies addressed treatment of nontuberculous mycobacteria (NTM). ... The guideline, which updates the 2007 ATS/IDSA guideline on NTM, was published on
The following cases and commentary, which address infectious diseases, are excerpted from ACP's Medical Knowledge Self-Assessment Program (MKSAP14)..
Many hospitalized patients with COVID-19 have received unnecessary antibiotic therapy, according to a study of 38 Michigan hospitals published by Clinical Infectious Diseases on Aug. ... The Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) updated its
Parker Hudson, MD, MPH, FACP, assistant professor of internal medicine and infectious diseases. ... Another texting group included the internal medicine department, the infectious diseases team, and the chief medical officer.
Isolation precautions may not always be of benefit.
Patients with infective endocarditis who received outpatient parenteral antibiotic treatment despite not meeting Infectious Diseases Society of America criteria had no increased risk of mortality or readmission. ... Only 21.7% of the patients who
A systematic review and meta-analysis, published by Clinical Infectious Diseases on May 14, identified some of the same predictors of critical illness and some different ones. ... Another recent study, published by Clinical Infectious Diseases on May 15,