Get the content you want anytime you want.
REGISTER NOW | SIGN IN
SHEA Spring 2018 Conference

Select coverage from SHEA Spring 2018 Conference is included below:

Top 5 Infectious Disease News of the Week—April 22, 2018
In case you missed them, we've compiled the top five infectious disease articles from this past week.
Contact Precautions for Endemic Pathogens: Is There A Paradigm Shift in the Making?
Dr. Gonzalo Bearman delves into the use of contact precautions for endemic pathogens such as MRSA and VRE and assesses the effectiveness of this approach.
Understanding Infectious Disease Risks Associated with Drug Diversion & How to Prevent Events
If there are controlled substances at your facility, diversion is happening. What can be done to prevent future events?
Preliminary Case Series Provides Snapshot of Hepatitis A Outbreak in Michigan
Researchers present preliminary case series of confirmed cases of hepatitis A virus at Detroit Medical Center as Michigan struggles with ongoing outbreak.
Patient Demand Outweighs Guidelines When it Comes to Appropriate Prescribing of Antibiotics
According to recent research from Johns Hopkins Medicine, when it comes to making choices on appropriate antibiotic prescribing, outpatient providers are making the decision based on patient demand, not necessarily on what's actually appropriate for the condition. 
What Motivates Outpatient Providers to Write Unnecessary Prescriptions For Antibiotics?
Mike Kohut, PhD shares the results of his research that reveals providers are writing prescriptions for infections based largely on patient demand and not guideline recommendations.
Rare Bacteria Make Their Way to New York State
Previously seen in Wisconsin in 2015-2016, Elizabethkingia seems to have made its way to the Empire state.
What Makes <em>Elizabethkingia</em> Unique?
Emil Lesho, DO, FACP, FIDSA, FSHEA, explains what makes Elizabethkingia unique.
 
FEATURED
Is there a cure? How long until we find it? And will it work for the majority of people living with HIV?