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Society of Infectious Diseases Pharmacists

Society of Infectious Diseases Pharmacists
Founded in 1990, the Society of Infectious Diseases Pharmacists (SIDP) is an association of pharmacists and allied healthcare professionals dedicated to promoting the appropriate use of antimicrobial agents.

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What is The Current Process for Clearance of Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing in the US?
Romney Humphries, PhD, D(ABMM) sat down with Contagion® to discuss the process for receiving clearance on antimicrobial susceptibility tests in the United States.
Why Do Carbapenem Antibiotics Cause Higher Rates of <i>Clostridium difficile</i> & Superinfections?
Khalid Eljaaly, PharmD, MS, CAPPS, BCPS, explains why carbapenem antibiotics cause higher rates of C. diff and superinfections.
Why is Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing So Important?
Jason Gallagher, PharmD, BCPS, FCCP, FIDSA, explains the importance of antimicrobial susceptibility testing.
What Are Some Causes of Antimicrobial Shortages?
Milena McLaughlin, PharmD, MSc, explains the main causes of antimicrobial shortages.
Beta-Lactams: Do They Deserve a Second Look?
Is it time to reassess prescribing practices on beta-lactams when it comes to patients with penicillin allergies? The answer is an unquestionable, “Yes!” according to Meghan Jeffres, PharmD.
How Should Practitioners Change Their View of Cross-Reactivity Among Beta-Lactams?
Meghan Jeffres, PharmD, explains why practitioners need to think about the rate of cross-reactivity between antibiotic penicillin and specific cephalosporins.
How Can Behavioral Change Interventions Improve Antibiotic Prescribing?
Conan MacDougall, PharmD, discusses how behavioral change interventions can positively impact the antibiotic prescribing environment.
Researchers Find Link Between Carbapenems and Superinfections & CDI
Khalid Eljaaly, PharmD, MS, CAPPS, BCPS, explains his team’s findings on the link between carbapenems and superinfections & Clostridium difficile.
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.