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Among ESBL-producing organisms, K. pneumoniae may be deadlier than E. coli

Among ESBL-producing organisms, <i>K</i>.<i> pneumoniae</i> may be deadlier than <i>E</i>.<i> coli</i>
July 14, 2018
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CMS policy had minimal effect on CLABSI, CAUTI trends

July 6, 2018
In 2008, to encourage hospitals to strengthen infection prevention measures, CMS stopped reimbursing them for hospital-acquired conditions not present when a patient was…
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Transplant ID: An emerging subspecialty

Infectious Disease News, June 2018
Just 10 years ago, patients with HIV and end-stage renal disease were often sent home to die from Groote Schuur Hospital in Cape Town, South Africa, because of limited…

I owe Ted Eickhoff a debt I can never repay

Infectious Disease News, June 2018
James H Brien, DO
In July 1988, the first issue of Infectious Disease News was published (Figure 1, that’s right, I kept it all these years), with Dr. Ted Eickhoff as the Chief…
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HIV Curbside Consults – Volume II: Principles of HIV Treatment Selection and Simplification

This activity is supported by an educational grant from ViiV Healthcare.

Medical comorbidities can present challenges in the treatment of HIV. Richard Elion, MD and Charles Hicks, MD discuss…
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Most HCP agree with employer-mandated flu vaccination policies

June 21, 2018
Nearly 73% of health care personnel in the United States approve of mandatory influenza vaccination policies enforced…
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VIDEO: New C. auris data ‘helpful’ for clinicians

June 12, 2018
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