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  • Posted in: IDea Exchange

    Hi All,   I would like your advice on setting up an OPAT registry/dataset at the University of New Mexico Hospital for research and quality improvement efforts. It is my understanding that the old US OPAT Outcome Registry is no longer working. We ...

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    Researchers at Saint Louis University's College for Public Health and Social Justice are doing a study to find out what the unique barriers to HPV vaccination are for people living with HIV. We also want to know what the provider- and clinic-level factors ...

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    Back when I was doing such things, I presented a paper at a national CC meeting. With all my ID friends I saw and the material that was presented, it could have been an IDSA or ICAAC meeting, -- Clyde Thornsberry, Ph.D. 5228 Forsyth Road #202 Macon, ...

New Guidelines Update

2019 IDSA Clinical Practice Guideline for Asymptomatic Bacteriuria Released

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Doctors should think carefully before testing patients for a urinary tract infection (UTI) to avoid over-diagnosis and unnecessary antibiotic treatment, according to updated asymptomatic bacteriuria (ASB) guidelines released by the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) and published in Clinical Infectious Diseases.

 

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Member Spotlight

IDSA’s 2019 D.A. Henderson Award winner Dr. Cathy Wilfert has been named a winner of the 2019 North Carolina Awards, the highest civilian honor given by the state of North Carolina for her work in the prevention and treatment of HIV. Dr. Wilfert’s groundbreaking research in preventing maternal transmission of HIV led to a two-thirds reduction in the transmission of the disease from mother to child through pregnancy in the U.S. Dr. Wilfert will be presented with the award at the Raleigh Convention Center on Saturday, Nov. 16. IDSA will be a sponsor of the awards ceremony in honor of Dr. Wilfert. Read More

News

  • Record Measles Numbers Underscore Urgency of Heightened Vaccine Outreach, Access

    The announcement by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Wednesday that measles cases in the United States have reached numbers unseen ...
  • House Spending Bill Recognizes Need to Strengthen Health Responses and Research

    Once again rejecting proposed cuts to vital domestic and global health programs and research, House appropriators Wednesday approved funding ...

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