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Average Interval Between HIV Tests is 1.4 Years in High-Risk Patients
A collection of survey data from 2006 through 2016 found that on average, higher-risk individuals get tested for HIV every 1.4 years.
Recalls That Should Be On Your Radar—Week of June 24, 2018
In case you missed them, we’ve compiled a list of the latest recalls posted this week.
Top Infectious Disease News of the Week—June 24, 2018
In case you missed them, we've compiled the top 5 articles from this past week.
Dense Sexual Networks, Prior Antimicrobial Exposure Raise Antimicrobial Resistance and Gonorrhea Risk
Individuals with a dense sexual network and a history of antimicrobial drug use, such as men who have sex with men, are at a greater risk for antimicrobial resistance and gonorrhea.
2018 West Nile Virus Season Begins
State health departments around the United States are reporting their first human and mosquito cases of West Nile virus for the 2018 season, prompting reminders to practice mosquito bite prevention.
Changes in Recommendations for Diagnosis, Disease Severity, and Treatment of <em>C difficile</em> Infection in the 2017 Update to the IDSA/SHEA Clinical Practice Guidelines
The updated guidelines recommend targeting those with active infection and avoiding treatment of “carriers” of C difficile who are colonized but not symptomatic.
Managing Reluctant Antibiotic Stewards: Advice From an ID Physician and an ID Pharmacist
Although challenging, it is not impossible to change some outlier behaviors.
Teamwork Makes the Dream Work
The rise of ID pharmacy as a profession has been complementary to services uniquely offered by ID physicians, not in competition with them.
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