IDC New York

Healio brings you the highlights from Infectious Diseases in Children Symposium. Refer back to this page often for the latest news from IDC New York, perspectives and interviews with leading researchers and clinicians, and to review archives of past meetings.

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Timely care, knowledge needed to prevent tickborne illnesses

December 8, 2017
NEW YORK — Prevention and treatment of diseases transmitted through ticks — such as Lyme disease and Colorado tick fever virus —…
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VIDEO: Pediatric vaccine updates discussed at IDC New York

December 6, 2017
NEW YORK – Mark H. Sawyer, MD, discussed what’s new in pediatric vaccinations during his presentation at the 2017 Infectious Diseases in
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VIDEO: Managing children who have been excluded from child care programs

December 5, 2017
NEW YORK – At the 2017 Infectious Diseases in Children Symposium, Timothy R. Shope, MD, MPH, discussed exclusion criteria for pediatricians to…
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Proper treatment of S. aureus necessary with changing epidemiology

December 4, 2017
NEW YORK — While skin and soft tissue infections such as MRSA are decreasing around 3% annually, rates of methicillin-susceptible
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VIDEO: Treating fever in young infants

December 1, 2017
NEW YORK – Sarah S. Long, MD, discussed using aggressive management to treat infants aged younger than under 1 month for fever without clear…
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VIDEO: Treating S. aureus skin, soft tissue infections

November 30, 2017
NEW YORK – C. Buddy Creech, MD, MPH, discussed treating Staphylococcus aureus-related skin and soft tissue infections at the 2017…
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Climbing congenital syphilis rates cause concern for pediatricians

November 29, 2017
NEW YORK — The current rates of congenital syphilis are higher than in previous outbreaks, with the infection noted in 15.7 per 100,000 live…
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Debating the benefits and risks of vaccination against meningococcal disease

December 1, 2016
Although many pediatricians in the U.S. recommend vaccinating against serogroup B meningococcal disease to the parents of their patients, questions…
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Enhanced diagnostic methods, treatment imperative for TB elimination

November 28, 2016
The CDC reported that tuberculosis is the leading pathogen killer in the world again, with between 1.8 million to 10.4 million people infected…
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RSV vaccine development theory includes three approaches to treatment

November 28, 2016
NEW YORK — Revolutionary developments toward respiratory syncytial virus prevention and vaccination plans, such as inhibiting RNA, targeting…

Meeting Calendar

IDC New York 2017

November 18, 2017 - November 19, 2017

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