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IDSA updates infectious diarrhea guidelines for first time since 2001

IDSA updates infectious diarrhea guidelines for first time since 2001
October 19, 2017

For the first time since 2001, the Infectious Diseases Society of America has updated its practice guidelines for the diagnosis and management of infectious diarrhea.

The new guidelines, published today in Clinical Infectious Diseases, include seven tables that clinicians can reference for information about how patients become infected, their symptoms, clinical presentations and appropriate therapies, including recommended antimicrobial, fluid and nutritional management.

Study questions effectiveness of EVS to monitor hospital room cleanliness

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Recently published findings validate the CDC’s recommendation that independent observers provide the most objective approach to monitoring the thoroughness of…
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Vaccine necessary to eliminate global HIV/AIDS pandemic

October 18, 2017
Although the current HIV/AIDS pandemic could theoretically be prevented through the appropriate use of pre-exposure prophylaxis and antiretroviral drugs, it is likely
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HIV quintuples risk for severe influenza

October 18, 2017
Patients with HIV receiving care at a hospital in Malawi were nearly three times more likely to have an influenza-like illness and five times more likely to develop…
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TDF not linked to adverse perinatal outcomes in pregnant Kenyan, Ugandan women with HIV

October 18, 2017
Tenofovir disoproxil fumarate treatment was not linked to adverse perinatal outcomes in pregnant women with HIV in Kenya and Uganda, a prospective analysis found…
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Familial Chylomicronemia Syndrome: Cause, Effect, and Solutions to Improve Patients' Quality-of-Life

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Akcea Therapeutics™ A Subsidiary of Ionis Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Endorsed by: The National Pancreas Foundation.

Familial chylomicronemia syndrome (FCS) is a rare and potentially life-threatening genetic disease. The clinical…
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HIV quintuples risk for severe influenza

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Patients with HIV receiving care at a hospital in Malawi were nearly three times more likely to have an influenza-like…
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