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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Influenza vaccination best prevention against disease

November 16, 2013
NEW YORK — Influenza vaccination remains the best way to prevent seasonal influenza, according to a presentation here at the 26th…
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STI screening important for adolescent patients

November 16, 2013
NEW YORK — All sexually active females should be screened for gonorrhea and chlamydia annually, according to a presenter here at the 26th…
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Most infections preventable in international travelers

November 16, 2013
NEW YORK — There is a small percent of pediatric travelers to developing countries, but a high incidence of morbidity associated with diseases…
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Parental discussion key to improving HPV immunization rates

November 26, 2012
NEW YORK — Providing parents with the appropriate information regarding HPV vaccine and its benefits is important. But according to Kenneth
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Parental discussion key to improving HPV immunization rates

Infectious Disease News, December 2012
NEW YORK — Providing parents with the appropriate information regarding HPV vaccine and its benefits is important. But according to Kenneth
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Diagnosis and treatment of pneumonia in children: National guideline recommendations

November 26, 2012
In this video, Samir S. Shah, MD, MSCE, reviews how to evaluate pneumonia in children and differentiate between viral and bacterial causes at the…
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Clostridium difficile: New diagnostics and therapeutics

November 21, 2012
C. Buddy Creech, MD, MPH, reviews the new therapeutic and diagnostic methods available to identify bacterial challenges, including Clostridium
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Improvement needed in vaccine coverage rates

November 21, 2012
NEW YORK — Improvement of routine immunization rates is important and should begin with pediatricians and office staff. Mark H. Sawyer
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Antibiotic pipeline remains limited for pediatrics

Infectious Diseases in Children, December 2012
NEW YORK — There is an ongoing need to develop new medications with potent gram-negative activity, particularly in the pediatric population…
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Antibiotic pipeline remains limited for pediatrics

Infectious Disease News, December 2012
NEW YORK — There is an ongoing need to develop new medications with potent gram-negative activity, particularly in the pediatric population…