Infectious Diseases Resource Center

Click on the subcategory below to find drug monographs for that particular area.

Ebola Outbreak and Vaccination

A major outbreak of Ebola virus spreads through the West African nations of Guinea and Liberia.

Medicinal Mushrooms: Disease Fighters!

A significant number of modern prescription medications have been derived from mushrooms.

Vaccinating Immunodeficient Patients

Immunization with live viral or bacterial vaccines is known to be hazardous for vulnerable patient populations with serious immunodeficiencies.

Worst Measles Outbreak in 20 Years

Public health officials in Orange County, CA are reporting that a measles outbreak is the worst in two decades.

Noxafil New Formulation

Merck announced that the FDA has approved Noxafil injection, a new formulation of the antifungal agent Noxafil for intravenous (IV) use.

Gene Therapy May "Cure" HIV

Genome editing technology has been safely engineered to help provide resistance to HIV infection.

New Drug Product: Sovaldi

As a component of a combination antiviral treatment regimen for chronic hepatitis C (CHC) genotype 1, 2, 3, or 4 infection.

Chart: Community Acquired Pneumonia

Learn more with this clinical reference.

Videos

Clinical Charts

Make prescribing decisions with our comparative charts and treatment algorithms.

Calculators

Quickly and accurately perform clinical calculations.

Patient Information Fact Sheets

Download or print easy-to-read disease leaflets for your patients.

Industry Supported Education

Get valuable insight on select drug products and medically-relevant topics, courtesy of the pharmaceutical industry.

News

First HPV Test for Primary Cervical Cancer Approved

The FDA has approved Roche's cobas HPV Test, the first human papillomavirus (HPV) DNA test for women ages >25 that can be used alone to help assess the need for additional diagnostic testing for cervical cancer.

Homes Now 'Reservoirs' for Superbug MRSA

Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) is now taking up residence in people's homes, according to a new study.

Pre-HPV Vaccine, Most Oropharyngeal Cancers HPV+

Most oropharyngeal cancers in the United States diagnosed between 1995-2005 were positive for human papillomavirus (HPV), specifically HPV 16 or 18.

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