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Latest medical news and features from Medscape Infectious Disease

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Latest medical news and features from Medscape Infectious Disease

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New Help for Managing Clostridium difficile Infection

4/26/2018
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New guidelines from IDSA/SHEA highlight best practices for treating C difficile infection. Dr David Johnson provides insight for all providers who must be cognizant of this widespread problem.

Duration:00:15:53

Here's What's New in the HIV Treatment Guidelines

4/20/2018
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Dr Paul Sax reports on a new recommended HIV treatment option and thanks Marty Hirsch for his skillful leadership of the guidelines working group.

Duration:00:05:27

Why Are Vaccination Rates Lower Among Kids With ASD?

4/17/2018
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Children with autism, and their younger siblings, have lower vaccination rates than other children, placing them at risk for vaccine-preventable disease.

Duration:00:02:56

Consulting an ID Specialist Saves Lives and Money

4/12/2018
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The value in consulting ID in the management of serious infections is revealed by this recent analysis.

Duration:00:04:26

This Novel, 1-Month Regimen to Prevent TB Is Practice-Changing

3/26/2018
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Dr Paul Sax reports on an intriguing two-drug regimen that could become the standard of care in preventing TB.

Duration:00:03:12

Influenza and MRSA Pneumonia

3/5/2018
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Dr Paul Auwaerter discusses the antimicrobial options for postinfluenza MRSA pneumonia, and makes the case for a universal flu vaccine.

Duration:00:05:14

The SWORD Study: A New Two-Drug Combo for HIV

3/1/2018
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Dr Paul Sax highlights the findings of the SWORD study of dolutegravir-rilpivirine and outlines the clinical implications.

Duration:00:03:31

Influenza Deaths in Children: Putting It Into Context

2/16/2018
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The media reports of influenza-related deaths in children are frightening. How does this year compare with prior years?

Duration:00:04:25

Shingrix: Is the Hype Justified?

2/13/2018
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Dr Paul Offit compares Shingrix with Zostavax® and lays out the recommendations for the new vaccine.

Duration:00:04:19

Lessons From the Front Lines of the Influenza Outbreak

2/9/2018
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As the 2017-18 flu season rages on, experts discuss the best ways to help vulnerable patients.

Duration:00:19:30

Lives Are Saved Even With a 'Less Effective' Vaccine

1/30/2018
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Dr Paul Offit explains the various ways the flu virus can mutate away from the strains in the vaccine, as it has in the 2017-2018 season.

Duration:00:02:07

A Call for Early HIV Diagnosis

1/29/2018
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Increased routine and targeted HIV testing is needed to reduce diagnosis delays.

Duration:00:05:25

Oral HPV Infection Rate Is Alarmingly High in US Men

1/25/2018
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A large population-based study argues for more rigorous efforts to vaccinate against HPV infection and prevent subsequent head and neck cancers, says Dr Markman.

Duration:00:03:05

Protect Patients From a Surge in STDs

1/16/2018
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The latest surveillance report reveals that sexually transmitted infections are again on the rise.

Duration:00:04:13

Shingles and Shingles Vaccine: An Update

1/5/2018
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A recently approved shingles vaccine seems to be more effective in preventing the virus. Drs Rapuano and Meghpara from Wills Eye Hospital discuss its role for patients.

Duration:00:05:48

A New Way ID Care Is Valued

1/2/2018
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Dr Paul Auwaerter urges infectious diseases clinicians to review and incorporate into their practice two new CPT codes for prolonged services without direct face-to-face patient contact.

Duration:00:04:30

California Contagion: How to Control Severe Hepatitis A

12/14/2017
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Dr Paul Auwaerter discusses California's hepatitis A outbreak and the challenges of testing to avoid false-positives.

Duration:00:04:48

Brucellosis: Patient History Is the Key

12/7/2017
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The symptoms are nonspecific, so patient history is critical to the identification of brucellosis.

Duration:00:06:09

Assessing Zika Risk in International Travelers

11/20/2017
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Travelers need to be educated about their risks and decide which they are willing to accept.

Duration:00:03:33

Why Quarantine 'Makes No Sense' in Controlling HIV

10/30/2017
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Controversy spurred by comments from Georgia state representative Dr Betty Price on HIV is addressed by Dr Paul Sax.

Duration:00:03:26