About one-quarter of patients whose infection is treated with vancomycin will likely experience at least one additional episode of infection.
Abuse of loperamide tied to opioid epidemic
News from the FDA/CDC
Zika-linked birth defects increased in Texas, Florida, and Puerto Rico.
From the Journals
The potential mechanisms by which chikungunya may cause chronic arthritis after viral clearing remain unknown.
SAN DIEGO – Can the bacteria be eliminated to prevent the disease?
SAN DIEGO - Average antibiotic duration was shortened by almost 2 days.
A natural history study finds nearly all Ebola survivors experience neurologic sequelae, but symptoms are improving in some patients.
SAN DIEGO – Dental antibiotics help drive community-acquired C. difficile infections.
SAN DIEGO – Doxycycline is the drug of choice for almost all of the rickettsial infections.
The IDWeek 2017 symposia, oral abstract sessions, and poster abstract sessions are the highlights.