Diekema, MD, FACP, practices infectious diseases, clinical microbiology, and hospital epidemiology in Iowa City, Iowa, splitting time between seeing patients with infectious diseases, diagnosing infections in the microbiology laboratory, and trying
SAN DIEGO—Much of the conversation at the Infectious Diseases Society of America annual conference in October dealt with a grim reality: the rise of drug-resistant infections and the dearth ... Happily, the IDSA has proposed three trials to the
Daniel J. Diekema, MD, FACP, practices infectious diseases, clinical microbiology, and hospital epidemiology in Iowa City, Iowa, splitting time between seeing patients with infectious diseases, diagnosing infections in the microbiology laboratory,
2 adventures in the microbiome. First, there’s a really interesting paper in Clinical Infectious Diseases on a novel treatment for recurrent Clostridium difficile infection.
That could very easily result in a much higher rate of infectious diseases because of the very nature of migration,” Dr. ... No one knows, said Dr. Osterholm. “On the whole, a warmer, wetter world likely means more infectious diseases.
Infectious diseases can range from sexually transmitted diseases to those stemming from dormitory settings, such as methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus.
Staphylococcus aureus: here, there and everywhere. To spend any time on our infectious diseases consult service is to be knee-deep in invasive, difficult-to-treat Staphylococcus aureus disease. ... A study by UK investigators published in Clinical
Hypothesis: If we could improve ICD codes for infectious diseases, infectious disease salaries would increase and the field could be saved from extinction. ... could work to update ICD-10 codes and come up with ways to encourage accurate coding for
Screening for infectious diseases is very important, and knowing how to provide appropriate vaccinations for people who may benefit from them is an important area, as well. ... If the patient is not comfortable sharing that he has engaged in anal
PHILADELPHIA—”I was afraid everyone would be burned out on flu,” said the moderator leading off a well-attended session on seasonal influenza at the annual meeting of the Infectious Diseases ... The pendulum is starting to swing the other way.”.