Infectious Diseases Resource Center

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HAART May Also Protect Against HBV

For men who have sex with men (MSM), highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) is associated with lower incidence of hepatitis B virus (HBV).

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Support for PrEP in Clinical Setting

New research supports the use of preexposure prophylaxis (PrEP) to prevent HIV infection, as one of the first and largest published studies of PrEP in a clinical setting found no new cases of HIV among patients after initiation of PrEP.

First All-Oral Therapy for GT4 HCV

The FDA has approved the first all-oral, interferon-free, direct-acting antiviral treatment approved for adults with GT4 chronic HCV infection.

Prescribing Practices Driving Antibiotic Overuse Patterns

A recent study found that 10% of healthcare providers write an antibiotic prescription for nearly every patient (≥95%) who walks in with a cold, bronchitis, or other acute respiratory infections (ARIs).

Prescribing Practices Driving Antibiotic Overuse Patterns

A recent study found that 10% of healthcare providers write an antibiotic prescription for nearly every patient (≥95%) who walks in with a cold, bronchitis, or other acute respiratory infections (ARIs).

Antibiotics-First Approach for Appendicitis

Although results from a study showed that antibiotic treatment for uncomplicated appendicitis did not meet a prespecified level of effectiveness compared with appendectomy, an accompanying editorial suggests that initial antibiotic therapy could still be an option for many patients.

Bacteria Causing Type 2 Diabetes?

Prolonged exposure to a toxin produced by Staphylococcus aureus bacteria is associated with symptoms of diabetes including increased insulin resistance, glucose intolerance, and systemic inflammation in a new study.

Patient Information Fact Sheets

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

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