Latest Conference Articles
The Forgotten Infectious Disease Issues During COVID-19
November 2nd 2020, 12:00pm
We asked a simple question to our IDWeek experts: has COVID-19 taken attention away from any greater infectious disease issues?
Suchitra Rao, MBBS, MSCS: Antibiotic Prescribing in Children
October 25th 2020, 7:02pm
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
October 25th 2020, 6:33pm
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
October 25th 2020, 6:06pm
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
October 24th 2020, 1:00pm
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
October 24th 2020, 11:00am
A cross-specialty collaboration to mitigate inpatient cases of opioid use disorder has had early success; developers want to grow it.
Hospital Antibiotic Prescribing Linked to MRSA Prevalence
October 23rd 2020, 8:55pm
New data suggest collaboration between hospital prescribers and stewardship teams is still not perfected.
Antibiotic Prescribing Increased in VA Clinics During COVID-19 Spread
October 23rd 2020, 8:09pm
New data show the pandemic, and a lack of efficacious therapies, did harm to 4 years' worth of stewardship.