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INFECTIONS IN IMMUNOCOMPROMISED PATIENTS
A collection of news, case studies, and feature articles focused on the diagnosis and management of infection processes in patients with immune systems impaired by an underlying disease.
Clostridium difficile is the most common cause of healthcare-associated infections, with as many as 500,000 cases occurring annually in the United States. Efforts to prevent transmission within hospitals typically focus on patients with symptomatic Clostridium difficile infection.
There is an opportunity to improve HCV treatment rates for people who inject drugs by integrating DAA therapy into current models of community-based addiction.
Clinicians should be aware of the possibility of HIV-2 infection in their patients coming from endemic areas, especially West Africa.
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Infectious Disease Advisor Articles
- The Misuse of Antibiotics in Acute Pancreatitis Appears Widespread
- ART Reduces Neurocognitive Impairment in Patients Living With HIV
- Polio-Like Condition in Children on Rise in the United States
- Pneumococcal H Influenzae Protein D Conjugate Vaccine Effective in Children
- Mental Health Problems in Adolescents With HIV: Overview & Expert Interview
- Low-Dose Methotrexate: No Effect on Endothelial Function in Patients Treated for HIV
- Updated HCV Treatment Guidelines for 2018 Published by AASLD-IDSA
- Vitamin C Treatment May Be Beneficial for Sepsis, But Duration and Dose Unclear
- Piperacillin-Tazobactam vs Meropenem for Resistant Bloodstream Infections
- Eravacycline Now Available for Treating Complicated Intra-Abdominal Infections