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,
Annual ID Match Day post: Someone get a fire extinguisher! Last year Idiscussed why the specialty of infectious diseases is in trouble, and what we might do about it. ... Daniel J. Diekema, MD, FACP, practices infectious diseases, clinical microbiology,
The study, commission by the Infectious Diseases Society of America, appeared online Sept. ... 25 and will appear in the Dec. 15 issue of Clinical Infectious Diseases.
In March, updated guidelines from the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) on the management of asymptomatic bacteriuria reiterated that routine screening and treatment, barring a few exceptions (such as for ... PMID: 24439075]. Nicolle LE,
Guide to Utilization of the Microbiology Laboratory for Diagnosis of Infectious Diseases: 2013 Recommendations by the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) and the American Society for Microbiology (ASM). ... Daniel J. Diekema, MD, FACP,
But this problem plagues infectious diseases diagnostics generally. As this recent Lancet ID article points out, the lack of early and sensitive diagnostic testing is one reason why so many patients ... Daniel J. Diekema, MD, FACP, practices infectious
Highlights include a keynote speech by the director of the NIH's National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, sessions focusing on physician retention and satisfaction, and a new session in
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
In our practice, we are committed to protecting all our patients against these serious diseases.”. ... Dr. Schaffner is professor of preventive medicine and infectious diseases at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine in Nashville, Tenn.
Infectious diseases can range from sexually transmitted diseases to those stemming from dormitory settings, such as methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus.