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The pain of 2020 and the hope for 2021

The virus was getting closer and more personal. Even so, despite our public health officials' and infectious disease specialists' numerous pleas for months to wear masks and socially distance ourselves, people ... We are learning the lessons of the
November 2020

Test responsibly

I got a heads up the other day that our organization had been dissed by a CNN reporter who was frustrated by her inability to get tested for...
May 2022

White coat vote

There's been a flurry of media around the topic recently: At various infectious diseases society meetings, many member physicians have been advocating for a change in our white coat culture — ... Philip Lederer, an infectious diseases doctor in Boston,
May 2022

Food for thought

A few months ago I blogged about a study that explored the biologic plausibility for replacing the handshake with the fist bump from an inf...
May 2022

Testing offers hope, no panacea for COVID-19 control

ACP Internist/ACP Hospitalist spoke to internal medicine and infectious disease specialist Elisa I. ... As more testing options become available, we will continue to gain more understanding about COVID-19 disease.
June 2020

MKSAP Quiz: Lower abdominal pain, vaginal discharge

The correct answer is A. Intramuscular ceftriaxone plus oral doxycyline. This item is Question 11 in MKSAP 18's Infectious Disease section. ... The patient has risk factors for sexually transmitted infections (multiple partners and inconsistent condom use
March 2019

What is shingles?

Thanks to my patient for allowing me to use her photo to talk about a common condition known as shingles. The medical name is herpes zoster ...
May 2022

Let's talk Ebola

Until the infection can be controlled in Africa, there is always the chance that a traveler will have silent disease.
May 2022

The enemy within

The enemy within. There are a couple studies out, 1 in Clinical Infectious Diseases (from WashU) and 1 in Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology (from Houston), that carry the same message: ... difficile-associated disease (CDAD) are not
May 2022

Infectious diseases and the terrible, horrible, no good, very bad match

Here we go again. Another internal medicine subspecialty “match day” and another record (bad) day for infectious disease as a subspecialty. ... It's aDaniel J. Diekema, MD, FACP, practices infectious diseases, clinical microbiology, and hospital
May 2022

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