People with compromised immune systems often aren’t vaccinated, but most should be, says a new practice guideline from IDSA.
HIVMA has updated its HIV care guidelines to reflect the fact that people with HIV are now living normal life spans, and their physicians need to focus on preventive care, including screening for high cholesterol, diabetes and osteoporosis.
Despite advances in diagnostic technology, there is an urgent need for tests that are easy to use, identify the bug causing an infection and provide results faster than current tests, according to an IDSA report.
A study available online in Clinical Infectious Diseases finds patients benefit from improved outcomes and shorter hospital stays when an ID specialist is involved in treatment for severe infections.
IDSA and the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases (AASLD) are collaborating to develop clinical recommendations for the management of hepatitis C.
A new guide to help physicians make the most appropriate use of laboratory tests to diagnose infectious diseases has been published by the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) and American Society for Microbiology (ASM).
A U.S. task force’s recommendation that all baby boomers be screened once for hepatitis C will identify more infections and save lives.
IDSA applauds the reintroduction of key legislation to provide urgently needed federal leadership to address antimicrobial resistance.
Despite the need for new antibiotics, only one new systemic antibiotic has been approved since IDSA launched its 10 x ’20 initiative in 2010.
IDSA responds to President Barack Obama's proposed federal budget for fiscal year 2014.
New guidelines, jointly developed by IDSA and other groups, are intended to guide medication use to prevent surgical site infections and avoid antibiotic resistance.