The declaration of a public health emergency in the state of Washington in January 2019, after confirmation of 26 measles cases there, follows a report in December 2018 showing steep climbs and severe outbreaks of the virus worldwide. Click here to learn more.
The achievement of ambitious public health goals must always include reassessments of existing policies and priorities.
These clinical practice guidelines are an update of the guidelines published by the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) in 2009, prior to the 2009 H1N1 influenza pandemic. This document addresses new information regarding diagnostic testing, treatment and chemoprophylaxis with antiviral medications, and issues related to institutional outbreak management for seasonal influenza. It is intended for use by primary care clinicians, obstetricians, emergency medicine providers, hospitalists, laboratorians, and infectious disease specialists, as well as other clinicians managing patients with suspected or laboratory-confirmed influenza. The guidelines consider the care of children and adults, including special populations such as pregnant and postpartum women and immunocompromised patients.
The Infectious Diseases Society of America has awarded 12 institutions the designation of Antimicrobial Stewardship Centers of Excellence (CoE).Read More
Save the date for IDWeek 2019, the combined annual meeting of IDSA, SHEA, HIVMA, and PIDS, which will be held October 2-6, 2019 in Washington, DC.
Member Registration will open on March 5, 2019. Registration will open to everyone on April 2, 2019.
Clinical Infectious Diseases (CID), one of the most heavily cited journals in the fields of infectious diseases and microbiology, publishes articles on diverse topics in infectious diseases, with a focus on clinical practice.
Founded in 1904, The Journal of Infectious Diseases (JID) is the premier global publication for original research on the pathogenesis, diagnosis, and treatment of infectious diseases; on the microbes that cause them; and on disorders of host immune mechanisms.
Open Forum Infectious Diseases (OFID) provides a global forum for the publication of clinical, translational, and basic research findings in a fully open access, online journal environment.