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The Contagion® Antibiotics specialty page provides antibiotics-specific clinical news and articles, coverage from conferences and meetings, links to condition-specific resources, and videos and other content.

ANTIBIOTICS VIDEOS - Page 3

When to Suspect Diarrhea is Symptom of a <i>Clostridium difficile</i> Infection
Lawrence J. Brandt, MD; Erik Dubberke, MD; Dale N. Gerding, MD; Yoav Golan, MD, MS; and Peter L. Salgo, MD, distinguish between small bowel and large bowel diarrhea in patients with Clostridium difficile and discuss common approaches for diagnosing and managing patients.
Why Might Lyme Disease Be Overdiagnosed or Overtreated?
Leonard Sigal, MD, explains why Lyme disease is sometimes overdiagnosed or overtreated.
Recent Developments in Diagnostic Testing Within the Microbiology Lab
Daniel Diekema, MD, describes recent developments made in rapid and molecular diagnostic testing in the microbiology lab, and how these tests strengthen infection prevention efforts.
What Are Some Causes of Persisting Symptoms After Lyme Disease Infection?
Leonard Sigal, MD, discusses different causes of persisting symptoms after Lyme disease infection.
Microbiology Labs Should Be Seen as Integral to Antibiotic Stewardship Efforts
Daniel Diekema, MD, explains why microbiology labs should be seen as an integral part of antimicrobial stewardship efforts.
Vaccination Plays a Crucial Role in Reducing Inappropriate Antibiotic Use
James S. Lewis, PharmD, FIDSA, discusses the role vaccination plays in reducing unnecessary antibiotic use.
How Antibiotics Impact Bile Acid Composition & Can Result in CDI
Norman B. Javitt, MD, PhD, explains how antibiotics can impact bile acid composition and result in Clostridium difficile infection.
How Do Antibiotics Affect the Gut Microbiome?
Joe Sliman, MD, MPH, explains how antibiotics affect the gut microbiome.