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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Global polio eradication requires domestic, international support

November 23, 2014
NEW YORK — During his keynote address at the 2014 Infectious Diseases in Children Symposium, Walter A. Orenstein, MD, praised the significant…
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IGRA TB tests expected to significantly reduce false-positive results compared with TST

November 23, 2014
NEW YORK — Jeffrey R. Starke, MD, an Infectious Diseases in Children Editorial Board member, addresses the growing availability of…
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Clindamycin may be superior therapy for skin, soft tissue infections

November 23, 2014
NEW YORK — Clindamycin may be a more effective treatment for skin and soft tissue infections in children compared with…
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Palivizumab prophylaxis for RSV requires more definitive data

November 22, 2014
NEW YORK — In light of the AAP’s recent recommendations on palivizumab for treatment of respiratory syncytial virus, benefits and…

Infectious Diseases In Children Symposium to highlight advances in research, patient care

November 21, 2014
The Infectious Diseases in Children and Healio.com/Pediatrics team will present live coverage from the annual Infectious Diseases in Children
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Hepatitis alphabet soup: Prevention and treatment of hepatitis A, B, C, D, and E

November 21, 2013
NEW YORK — Margaret C. Fisher, MD, medical director at The Unterberg Children’s Hospital at Monmouth Medical Center and an…
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Body art, piercings pose long-term health risks for adolescents

November 20, 2013
NEW YORK — Joseph A. Bocchini Jr., MD, chairman of the department of pediatrics at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, presents…
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Improved rapid molecular testing may become available in office setting

November 18, 2013
NEW YORK — Rapid molecular tests for viruses and other infections may soon become widely available and could help with decisions regarding…
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UTI management options increasing with ongoing research

November 18, 2013
NEW YORK — Previous research regarding urinary tract infection management is helping researchers come up with new options, according to a…
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High immunization rates among HCPs needed to protect patients from disease

November 17, 2013
NEW YORK — Adequate immunization of health care providers is needed to best protect patients, according to a presenter here at the 26th…