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USPSTF Recommends Against Screening for Herpes

Grade D recommendation against routine screening for asymptomatic adolescents and adults.

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.

Updated Guidance for Clinicians on Zika ...

The agency "updates its interim guidance related to Zika virus transmission and related health effects based on the accumulating evidence."

AIDS 2016 Meeting Coverage

ASM Microbe 2016: An Overview

Interview with Bill Gates starts the meeting.

Zika Virus Tracker

The ID physician's source for the latest Zika virus information
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

Respiratory A Commentary on the FDA's Advice to Avoid Fluoroquinolones for Mild Infections

A Commentary on the FDA's Advice to Avoid Fluoroquinolones for Mild Infections

The FDA now advises against choosing fluoroquinolones to treat certain common infections when alternate antibiotics are available.

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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