Latest Conference Articles

Suchitra Rao, MBBS, MSCS: Antibiotic Prescribing in Children

Suchitra Rao, MBBS, MSCS: Antibiotic Prescribing in Children

October 25th 2020, 7:02pm

ID Week

Why it may be more prudent for prescribing clinicians to assume viral, rather than bacterial, infection while awaiting test results in presenting pediatric cases.

Joanne Langley, MD: The Need for Hepatitis B Preventive Care

Joanne Langley, MD: The Need for Hepatitis B Preventive Care

October 25th 2020, 6:33pm

ID Week

The presenting IDWeek author discusses the implication of promising phase 3 data for a new HBV vaccine.

Karen Giuliano, PhD: Oral Care to Reduce Hospital Infections

Karen Giuliano, PhD: Oral Care to Reduce Hospital Infections

October 25th 2020, 6:06pm

ID Week

New data may evidence oral care as a therapeutic measure to reduce bacterial and viral spread.

Brigham and Women's Provides Blueprint for Hospital COVID-19 Protection

Brigham and Women's Provides Blueprint for Hospital COVID-19 Protection

October 24th 2020, 1:00pm

ID Week

The hospital found just 2 cases in their first 12 weeks were borne in the facility. A study author provides insight.

Improving on an Infectious Disease Referral Program for Addiction Care

Improving on an Infectious Disease Referral Program for Addiction Care

October 24th 2020, 11:00am

ID Week

A cross-specialty collaboration to mitigate inpatient cases of opioid use disorder has had early success; developers want to grow it.

How Does IV Immunoglobulin Work for COVID-19?

How Does IV Immunoglobulin Work for COVID-19?

October 24th 2020, 9:00am

ID Week

An investigator shares detail into how the neutralizing, immune-signaling molecule may provide continued success against the virus.

COVID-19 Case Studies: How Far Science Has Come

COVID-19 Case Studies: How Far Science Has Come

October 23rd 2020, 9:53pm

ID Week

Ravina Kullar, PharmD, MPH, reflects on rapid advances in COVID-19 treatment understanding during IDWeek 2020.

Hospital Antibiotic Prescribing Linked to MRSA Prevalence

Hospital Antibiotic Prescribing Linked to MRSA Prevalence

October 23rd 2020, 8:55pm

ID Week

New data suggest collaboration between hospital prescribers and stewardship teams is still not perfected.

Antibiotic Prescribing Increased in VA Clinics During COVID-19 Spread

Antibiotic Prescribing Increased in VA Clinics During COVID-19 Spread

October 23rd 2020, 8:09pm

ID Week

New data show the pandemic, and a lack of efficacious therapies, did harm to 4 years' worth of stewardship.

Looking at INSTI Therapy and Metabolic Adverse Events

Looking at INSTI Therapy and Metabolic Adverse Events

October 23rd 2020, 7:55pm

ID Week

Investigators wanted to examine spontaneously reported adverse events and whether they were cause for concern.