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Society of Infectious Diseases Pharmacists

Society of Infectious Diseases Pharmacists
Founded in 1990, the Society of Infectious Diseases Pharmacists (SIDP) is an association of pharmacists and allied healthcare professionals dedicated to promoting the appropriate use of antimicrobial agents.

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Changes in Therapy Recommendations in the 2019 ATS/IDSA Guidelines for Community-Acquired Pneumonia
This article highlights some key updates to the antimicrobial therapy recommendations in the updated community-acquired pneumonia guidelines.
By stopping unnecessary antibiotics before they start, clinicians can avoid unnecessary harm to the patient and the population. 
Evaluating the Role of New Beta-Lactam Agents for Uncommon Pathogens
Novel β-lactam/β-lactamase inhibitor combinations and cefiderocol may play a part in the treatment of infections caused by Stenotrophomonas maltophilia, Achromobacter xylosoxidans, and Burkholderia cepacia complex. 
Investigational Treatments for <i>Clostridioides difficile</i> Infection
The high recurrence rates of Clostridioides difficile infection highlight the need for novel agents with unique mechanisms of action for treating the infection. 
What's New From the CLSI Subcommittee on Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing
Updates include novel and revised breakpoints for azithromycin, polymyxins, daptomycin, and cefiderocol.
Improving Outpatient Antimicrobial Stewardship: Taking the Next Step
In the August Editor-in-Chief's Letter, Dr. Jason Gallagher discusses how we can improve outpatient antimicrobial stewardship.
Two Allergies or Cross-Reactive?
The story of penicillin and cefazolin.
The Continued Search for Optimal Daptomycin Dosing Strategies in VRE Bloodstream Infections
Optimal dosing of daptomycin is unknown, but study results suggest higher doses are required for successful clinical and microbiological outcomes.
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