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Salmonella Demonstrating Increasing Antibiotic Resistance

Antibiotic resistance to Salmonella is a serious concern for public health and clinical providers.

Pneumonia Prevention in Older Adults

Older adults are at significant risk for poor outcomes from pneumonia.

Dosing Errors Common in Liquid Medications

The researchers noted that 68% of the errors made involved overdosing.

USPSTF Makes Recommendation for TB Screening ...

The statement defines some of those people who may be at risk for latent tuberculosis infection (LTBI), including people who have lived in group settings where TB exposure is likely, or those people who resided or were born in countries with a high prevalence of TB.

IDSA Recommendations on Valley Fever

The updated guidelines note that coccidioidomycosis, originally nicknamed San Joaquin Valley fever, may be overlooked as a cause of illness, which may lead to unnecessary blood imaging tests and antibiotic use.

FDA Updates Guidance on Fluoroquinolone Antibiotics

For some serious bacterial infections, including anthrax, plague and bacterial pneumonia among others, the benefits of fluoroquinolones outweigh the risks.

Zika Virus Tracker

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Zika Virus As Numbers of Patients With Zika Grow, Screening in Pregnant Women Even More Important

As Numbers of Patients With Zika Grow, Screening in Pregnant Women Even More Important

To date, more than 1,600 cases have been brought into the United States by returning travelers and mosquitoes capable of transmitting are present in much of the US

Clostridium Difficile Clostridium difficile Infections: New Data Offer Insights Into Illness

Clostridium difficile Infections: New Data Offer Insights Into Illness

According to researchers, 29% of cases of C difficile infections are associated with asymptomatic carriers.

HIV/AIDS Traveling the HIV Spectrum With an HIV/AIDS Specialist in the Developed and Developing Worlds

Traveling the HIV Spectrum With an HIV/AIDS Specialist in the Developed and Developing Worlds

Gary Blick, MD, shares his 30+ years of experience in treating HIV.

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