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


Decreasing Patient Exposure to Vancomycin
Matthew Girgis, PharmD, PGY-2, discusses why it's advantageous to decrease patient exposure to vancomycin.
Why It's Important to Continue to Develop New Antifungals
Minh-Hong Nguyen, MD, explains why it's so important to continue developing new antifungal drugs.
Trends in Fluoroquinolone, Cephalosporin Use and <i>C Diff</i> Rates at VA Health Care Facilities
Vanessa Stevens, PhD, discusses her research on fluoroquinolone and cephalosporin prescribing and rates of Clostridium difficile infections at VA health care facilities.
Measles: Future Prevention and Management of Measles
Health care professionals provide their considerations regarding the future of measles prevention and management.
Why Are Alternative Options for Treating Chronic Bone and Joint Infections Needed?
Tristan Ferry, MD, PhD, discusses why there is a need to develop alternatives to treat chronic bone and joint infections.
Measles: Overcoming Vaccination Hesitancy
Following their analysis of vaccination aversion, experts expand on how health care professionals can educate patients and ensure vaccination.
Measles: Addressing Aversion to Vaccination
Key opinion leaders address faulty reasoning behind vaccination aversion, for measles or otherwise, given trends in the disease-prevention paradigm.
Public Health Responses to an Outbreak of Measles
A comprehensive breakdown of how public health institutions report on and respond to potential measles outbreaks in the United States.
Is there a cure? How long until we find it? And will it work for the majority of people living with HIV?