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Top Infectious Disease News of the Week—June 3, 2018
Stay up-to-date on the latest infectious disease news by checking out our top 5 articles of the week.
New Testing & Disease Management Guidelines for Hepatitis C Virus Infections in Unique Populations
The new guidelines include updates on HCV management and testing in pregnant women, individuals who inject drugs, men who have sex with men, and individuals who are incarcerated.
FDA Grants Market Clearance to Rapid Sepsis Test
The FDA has provided marketing clearance for a device capable of detecting specific sepsis-causing bacterial pathogens directly from a whole blood specimen in about 5 hours.
Sepsis Treatment Through Outpatient Follow-Up Yields Positive Outcomes in Some Patients
A new study finds that some patients with sepsis who are discharged after initial treatment, and then seen through outpatient follow-up still have positive outcomes.
IV Contrast Media Does Not Raise the Risk of AKI in Sepsis Patients
In sepsis patients undergoing CT imaging, contrast media administered intravenously does not significantly raise the risk of acute kidney infection.
Top 5 Infectious Disease News of the Week—May 13, 2018
In case you missed them, we've compiled the top five infectious disease articles from this past week.
Hepatitis A Running Rampant Throughout the United States
Two more states have reported hepatitis A outbreaks since our last update—here’s what you should know about them.
HIV's Ancient Cousin, HTLV-1, Surging Through Indigenous Australian Communities
Rates of a lesser known virus related to HIV called HTLV-1 have surged in some of Australia’s Aboriginal communities, and now the country’s health officials are facing a global outcry to act.
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