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Updated guidance on asymptomatic bacteriuria adds patients who should not be tested

March 22, 2019
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Infective endocarditis related to IV drug use increasing hospital admissions, changing treatment paradigm

March 22, 2019
NEW ORLEANS — Hospital admissions for infective endocarditis related to IV drug use increased by 436% from 2012 to 2017 at Ohio State University Wexner Medical…

TB cases in US hit all-time low; declines insufficient to meet goals

March 22, 2019
Tuberculosis cases in the United States in 2018 fell to the lowest level ever reported, according to preliminary surveillance data, but the rate of progress toward the…
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Would it be more beneficial to promote a pneumococcal vaccine that includes all or most serotypes to prevent disease or a ‘custom’ vaccine based on serotype prevalence?

Infectious Disease News, March 2019
Click here to read the Cover Story, “PCV13 vaccination highly effective but complicated by serotype replacement”. Point
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Emerging Antiviral Agents Influenzing Clinical Practice

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

Better diagnostic modalities, more effective treatments, and practical methods to control the spread of influenza are…
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Question 20: A 58-Year-Old Female Underwent A Screening Colonoscopy That Showed A 2.5-Cm Flat Polyp In The Proximal Ascending Colon. I Tattooed The Area And Biopsied The Polyp, Which Was Initially Reported As Hyperplastic. What Should I Do?

From Curbside Consultation in Endoscopy: 49 Clinical Questions, Second Edition
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VIDEO: 'We know little' about HIV treatment options for pregnant women

March 6, 2019
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