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INFECTIONS IN IMMUNOCOMPROMISED PATIENTS

Series by David C. Helfgott, MD

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.

Nosocomial Infections Identifying the Source of C difficile in Hospitalized Patients

Identifying the Source of C difficile in Hospitalized Patients

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.

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Hepatitis Advisor Toward Integrated Care for Hepatitis C Infection and Addiction

Toward Integrated Care for Hepatitis C Infection and Addiction

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.

HIV/AIDS Advisor Focus on HIV-2 Infection: A Clinician Roundtable

Focus on HIV-2 Infection: A Clinician Roundtable

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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