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Healthcare professionals and thought leaders share their knowledge and insights on an array of infectious disease topics

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Understanding How Infectious Diseases Can Impact Cognitive Functionality
Robert Bransfield, MD, DLFAPA, explains how open minds are needed to understand how infections can impact cognitive function and conduct.
<i>Pseudomonas</i> Infections: Mortality & Health Care Costs
Marin H. Kollef, MD, discusses the mortality and health care costs associated with Pseudomonas infections.
Current Guidance for <i>C. diff</i> Disinfection in Health Care Facilities
Barley Chironda, RPN, CIC, discusses current guidance for disinfection practices against C. diff.
What Is
Leonard Sigal, MD, explains the term “Lyme anxiety” and its association with a chronic Lyme disease diagnosis.
Monitoring for Treatment Response in <i>C. difficile</i>
Lawrence J. Brandt, MD; Erik Dubberke, MD; Dale N. Gerding, MD; Yoav Golan, MD, MS; and Peter L. Salgo, MD, highlight markers that may suggest a treatment response in patients who are receiving therapy for Clostridium difficile and discuss how providers are making decisions to manage these patients.
Cost-Benefit of Investing in Launderable Mattress Covers to Prevent CDIs
Edmond Hooker, MD, DrPH, discusses the cost benefit of investing in launderable hospital mattress covers to prevent CDIs.
How Does Ridinilazole Compare with Other Antibiotics That Target <i>C. diff</i>?
Dr. Richard Vickers, explains how ridinilazole is unique in its spectrum of activity compared with other antibiotics that target C. diff and have been approved or are in development.
Addressing the Challenges of Implementing Delivery of Future <i>C. diff</i> Vaccine
Richard Haupt, MD, MPH, discusses what would be required to adequately implement the delivery of a future C. diff vaccine.
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