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The Contagion® Skin & Soft Tissues Diseases specialty page provides skin & soft tissue-specific clinical news and articles, coverage from conferences and meetings, links to condition-specific resources, and videos and other content.


Learning More About Monitoring and Understanding Antibiotic Resistance with Dr. David Hooper
At the recent ASM Microbe 2017 Conference, Contagion® sat down with David Hooper, MD, ASM Microbe Steering Committee Chair to learn more about his research.
Top 5 <i>Contagion</i>® News Articles for the Week of May 28, 2017
In case you missed them, here are our top 5 articles for the week of May 28, 2017.
ASM Microbe 2017 Opening Plenary: Insights from Zebrafish Models of TB, Leprosy & Origins of Life
In New Orleans, The American Society of Microbiology 2017 annual meeting started with 3 distinct speakers.
Mumps Outbreak at Penn State Infects More than 80 Individuals
The university reports that infection has subsided in several individuals; however, more people continue to report illness.
Top 5 <i>Contagion</i>® News Articles for the Week of May 14, 2017
In case you missed them, here are our top 5 articles for the week of May 14, 2017.
New Test Could Save Valuable Time When Diagnosing MRSA
Researchers from Montefiore Medical Center presented findings on differential diagnosis of MRSA and Staphylococcus aureus at the 2017 Annual Pediatric Academic Societies (PAS) meeting in San Francisco, California.
Public Health News Watch Wednesday: Report for May 17, 2017
This week’s Public Health News Watch focuses on what’s potentially behind the recent outbreak of measles in a Somali community in Minnesota.
The Increasing Public Health Burden of Atopic Dermatitis
A recently published review article analyzed the epidemiology of atopic dermatitis and its increasing prevalence, and found that it may be more common in adults than previously thought.