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Left to our own devices

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,
November 2019

Staphylococcus aureus: here, there and everywhere

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
November 2019

Immunization is everyone's issue

William Schaffner, MD, MACP, a professor of preventive medicine and infectious diseases at Vanderbilt University in Tennessee, who chaired the meeting, and group member Dr. ... This can have both direct and indirect effects on people that have these
October 2019

Resist the urge to overtreat bacteriuria

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,
July 2019

College Fellow's foundation helps support health care workers

Dr. Crook speaks about infectious diseases such as dengue fever and how to use netting to prevent their spread. ... In addition to working at clinics and helping with transport to Thailand, the workers provide care in villages for people with chronic
July 2014

Norovirus outbreak with a twist

Norovirus outbreak with a twist. There's an interesting outbreak investigation in the latest issue of Clinical Infectious Diseases.
November 2019

Nosocomial listeriosis

Sometimes I'm not sure it's actually food). A few weeks ago, while making morning rounds on the inpatient infectious diseases consult service, I went to see an immunosuppressed patient
November 2019

Here come the maskers

Presenteeism remains the elephant in the middle of the room, and reducing it is likely far more important than mandating influenza vaccine or masks to prevent transmission of infectious diseases in
November 2019

Surveillance under pressure

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,
November 2019

2 adventures in the microbiome

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.
November 2019

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