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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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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.
Maximize Contact and Minimize Isolation
Optimizing the relationship between infection prevention and antimicrobial stewardship. 
Does Decreased Renal Function Predict Worse Outcomes With Newer Antimicrobials?
Numerous studies need to be performed to ensure adequate antimicrobial dosing, partic­ularly in the setting of renal impairment and critical illness.
Postulates About the Prostate: Fosfomycin for Chronic Bacterial Prostatitis
Fosfomycin is an attractive potential option because it does not cross-react with other antimicrobials, making it a good choice in patients with extensive drug allergies.
 
Outpatient Antimicrobial Stewardship: Field of Dreams or Land of Opportunity for Pharmacists?
Relevant existing reports, though limited, demonstrated positive outcomes and suggest a promising space for pharmacy practice growth in outpatient antimicrobial stewardship. 
Daptomycin Dosing in Obesity: Consideration for a Fixed-Dose Strategy
This In the Literature piece considers a fixed-dose strategy for administering daptomycin in obese patients. 
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