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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Hurricanes Irma, Maria pose threat of infectious diseases in US

January 18, 2018
NEW YORK —  The aftermath of Hurricanes Irma and Maria have displaced an estimated 100,000 to 200,000 Puerto Rican citizens, with many…
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Diagnosing source of periodic fever in children entails collecting thorough history

December 19, 2017
NEW YORK —  Frequent fevers and associated symptoms may point to an autoinflammatory or autoimmune disorder, such as periodic fever…
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VIDEO: Infectious diseases related to underwater birthing

December 12, 2017
NEW YORK – At the 2017 Infectious Diseases in Children Symposium, Sarah S. Long, MD, discussed microbiota and the many roles they have…
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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

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…