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


What's the Strongest Approach for Treating <i>Pseudomonas</i> Infections?
Marin H. Kollef, MD, discusses the strongest approach for treating Pseudomonas infections.
<i>Pseudomonas</i> Infections in the ICU Versus on the Floor
Peter L. Salgo, MD; Marin Hristos Kollef, MD; Andrew Shorr, MD; Yoav Golan, MD; and Jason Pogue, PharmD, BCPS-AQID, discuss the prevalence of pseudomonas infections in the intensive care unit versus in the hospital overall and emphasize the need for careful monitoring.
<i>Pseudomonas</i> Infections: Matching Causes and Prevention
Peter L. Salgo, MD; Jason Pogue, PharmD, BCPS-AQID; Marin Hristos Kollef, MD; Andrew Shorr, MD; and Yoav Golan, MD, differentiate between pseudomonas colonization and infection, discussing important prevention methods regarding the causes of affliction.
<i>Pseudomonas aeruginosa</i> in the Intensive Care Unit
Marin H. Kollef, MD, discusses Pseudomonas aeruginosa infections within the intensive care unit.
Should Pregnant Women Get Flu Shots?
William Schaffner, MD explains why pregnant women should get vaccinated against flu.
Can Dogs Catch the Flu from Humans?
William Schaffner, MD, explains why dogs cannot catch flu from humans.
Universal Flu Vaccine: Is It Possible?
William Schaffner, MD, discusses efforts to develop a universal flu vaccine. 
NFID Medical Director Shares Stories to Inspire Patients & Providers Alike to Get Flu Shots
William Schaffner, MD, shares stories to motivate patients and health care providers to receive the flu vaccine.
Influenza A (H3N2) has caused most of the illnesses in this severe flu season, but influenza B is becoming increasingly responsible for more infections as the flu season continues to hit the United States.