Infectious Diseases

Infectious Diseases


Medical News

CDC and FDA Address Yellow Fever Vaccine Shortage Free

The FDA has authorized use of an international yellow fever vaccine (Stamaril) in the United States because supply of the only U.S.-licensed yellow fever vaccine (YF-VAX) is expected to be depleted by the middle of 2017, the CDC reports in MMWR.

Drug Watch / Vaccine Watch

FDA Approval of Bezlotoxumab in Prevention of Recurrent Clostridium difficile Infection

A new option for patients at high risk for recurrence

HIV and ID Observations Blog

Which Feature of Electronic Health Records Is Most Important to Patient Care? Free

What functions would you miss most if electronic health records were no longer available? Take the poll.

Guideline Watch

2017 U.S. Adult Immunization Schedule

Small changes have been made to human papillomavirus and meningococcal vaccination schedules.

Guidelines for the Diagnosis and Treatment of Leishmaniasis

Treatment options are limited, and supporting evidence generally is poor.

Diagnosis of Tuberculosis in Adults and Children

Recommendations on TB testing incorporate recent evidence on using an interferon-gamma release assay for latent TB and nucleic acid amplification testing for active TB.