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Select coverage from ID Week 2016 is included below:

Regional Approaches to Lessening Antibiotic Resistance
A symposium at the annual meeting of the Infectious Diseases Society of America in New Orleans, Louisiana, highlighted initiatives designed to curb the spread of antibiotic resistance.
Populations at Risk for Flu-associated Complications and Recommended Treatments
Rebekah Stewart Schicker, MSN, MPH, APRN, Epidemic Intelligence Service (EIS) Officer at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, Influenza Division, discusses which outpatient populations are at highest risk of influenza-associated complications and the recommended treatments for these individuals.
Role of Nurses in Antimicrobial Stewardship Programs
Rita Olans, DNP, CPNP-PC, APRN-BC, assistant professor at MGH Institute of Health Professions, discusses the importance of incorporating staff nurses in a healthcare setting's antimicrobial stewardship program.
National Prevalence of Multidrug-Resistant Organisms
Vikas Gupta, PharmD, BCPS, director of Clinical Strategy at Becton Dickinson, discusses his research on the national prevalence of multidrug-resistant organisms.
Infectious Diseases: Many Gains, Much To Do
Speakers at the Infectious Diseases Society of America annual conference plenary symposium in New Orleans, Louisiana, discuss past successes, current challenges, and future efforts regarding infectious disease.
Symposium Updates Knowledge of Zika Virus and Countermeasures
Zika has been around for a long time, with the first report dating back to 1947. Until 2007, only 14 cases had been reported. Subsequently, there have been three outbreaks, culminating with its arrival in the Americas in the 2015 epidemic in Brazil.
Host Response and Pathogenesis of Respiratory Syncytial Virus Being Clarified Through Molecular Analyses
At the Infectious Diseases Society of America Meeting, in New Orleans, Louisiana, Octavio Ramilo, MD, Nationwide Children’s Hospital, Columbus, Ohio, gave a lecture on advancements being made when it comes to host response and pathogenesis of respiratory syncytial virus.
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