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IDSA weighs in on bill for pandemic preparedness funding

January 22, 2018

Number of opioid refills, duration of use increased risk of opioid misuse

January 22, 2018
Results published in BMJ showed the number of opioid prescription refills and duration of use among opioid naïve patients were associated with an increase in opioid…
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Xpert MTB/RIF Ultra: Another advance in TB diagnostics

Infectious Disease News, January 2018
David L Cohn, MD
The development of the Xpert MTB/RIF assay has been the most important breakthrough for the diagnosis of tuberculosis in decades. This molecular-based test provides a…
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Rapid diagnosis of invasive candidiasis and application to antifungal stewardship

Infectious Disease News, January 2018
Evan Abrass, PharmD; Leah Molloy, PharmD
Candida spp. are among the most common pathogens in nosocomial bloodstream infections. Crude mortality rates remain high, at around 40% — comparable to…
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Physicians gauge readiness for next pandemic

Infectious Disease News, January 2018
Experts are warning that it is not a matter of if, but when, the next pandemic strikes. Early in 2017, Anthony S. Fauci, MD, director of the National Institute of…
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HIV Curbside Consults – Volume II: Advances in Antiretroviral Therapy

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

Despite the availability of highly effective antiretroviral therapy, some patients may be reluctant to start therapy…
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Editorial

Xpert MTB/RIF Ultra: Another advance in TB diagnostics

Infectious Disease News, January 2018
David L Cohn, MD
The development of the Xpert MTB/RIF assay has been the most important breakthrough for the diagnosis of tuberculosis…
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VIDEO: Letermovir CMV prophylaxis offers survival benefit in hematopoietic cell transplant patients

October 14, 2017
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