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Medical fright: Ebola

Amidst the clatter of the Middle East, children fleeing danger to come across our borders, and lawsuits against the White House, there’s thi...
May 2022

Goodbye triclosan and triclocarban

Goodbye triclosan and triclocarban. Back when I was an infectious disease fellow, I completed a national survey (along with Anthony Harris) of the availability of tricolsan and triclocarban containing antibacterial soaps. ... Eli N. Perencevich, MD, ACP
May 2022

MKSAP Quiz: 1-week history of sore throat, odynophagia

The correct answer is B. Oral fluconazole. This item is Question 96 in MKSAP 18's Infectious Disease section. ... Topical agents such as nystatin are less effective than systemic fluconazole for oropharyngeal candidiasis and are especially ineffective
March 2021

The power of habit

While on the infectious disease consult service last week, I walked out of a patient's room, and wiped down my stethescope.
May 2022

E is for enterovirus 68

19 of 22 specimens sent to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention from the Kansas City outbreak were positive for EV68. ... Eli N. Perencevich, MD, ACP Member, is an infectious disease physician and epidemiologist in Iowa City, Iowa, who studies
May 2022

Options vary for acute pain management

This recommendation was published in the Jan. 26 Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, and experts in infectious disease expect it to change practice.
February 2018

Tanzania, part 2

The parasitic disease schistosomiasis is caused by a fluke that lives in the lake, harbored by snails and infecting swimmers and workers and fishermen and women as it burrows through the
May 2022

Patient, wash thy own hands!

Eli N. Perencevich, MD, ACP Member, is an infectious disease physician and epidemiologist in Iowa City, Iowa, who studies methods to halt the spread of resistant bacteria in our hospitals (including
May 2022

Beating back the norovirus devil

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) does have useful information online and in graphic form. ... Eli N. Perencevich, MD, ACP Member, is an infectious disease physician and epidemiologist in Iowa City, Iowa, who studies methods to halt
May 2022

If you don't bill for it multidrug-resistant organisms, they don't exist

Fact 1: Infectious Disease specialists are among lowest paid physicians in the U.S. ... Hypothesis: If we could improve ICD codes for infectious diseases, infectious disease salaries would increase and the field could be saved from extinction.
May 2022

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