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with Dharushana Muthulingam, MD

with Dharushana Muthulingam, MD
Infectious Disease News, March 2019
In the Journals

Rapid testing reduces vancomycin, linezolid use for suspected MRSA pneumonia

March 16, 2019
Vancomycin and linezolid use among ventilated patients with suspected MRSA pneumonia can be significantly reduced by using a highly sensitive rapid diagnostic test on…

Progress against staph infections has ‘stalled,’ CDC says

March 5, 2019
Hospital infection control measures have reduced the rates of Staphylococcus aureus bloodstream infections in the United States, including from MRSA, but that success…
In the Journals

Ending contact precautions does not affect CLABSI rate in children

March 4, 2019
The discontinuation of contact precautions aimed at reducing MRSA and vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus in a children’s hospital did not change the rate of…
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CME

Implications of Emerging Antiviral Agents for Influenza: Assessing the Evidence

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Genentech, Inc.

The administration of influenza vaccines has remained the most effective way to prevent seasonal influenza. However…
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Hooked on ID

with Anthony P. Cannella, MD, MSc, FACP

Infectious Disease News, February 2019
As a fourth-year medical student at the University of South Florida College of Medicine, I did an elective rotation…
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Video
Meeting News

VIDEO: Women increase presence at conference

March 8, 2018
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