Infectious diseases courses

Consensus on B-lactamases

Specialty:  Infectious Diseases
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This episode is dedicated to the memory of the late George A. Jacoby, who was a pillar in the B-lactamase research community and a leader in the field of antimicrobial resistance. Assigning names to b-lactamase...

Prevalence and Mortality Associated with Bloodstream...

Specialty:  Infectious Diseases
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It is estimated that anywhere from 575,000 to 677,000 bloodstream infections occur annually in North America, with approximately 40,000 of those directly linked to patient mortality in the United States,...

Listeria monocytogenes: A multifaceted model......

Specialty:  Infectious Diseases
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A talk by Dr. Pascale Cossart, professor and director of the Unité des Interactions Bactéries-Cellules at the Pasteur Institute, Paris, gives an overview of our understanding of the Listeria infection,...

UPDATED - Billing and Regulations for Telehealth...

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Mark N. Painter, CPMA, managing partner of PRS Consulting, LLC, CEO of PRS Urology Service Corporation and the Vice President of Coding and Reimbursement Information for Physician Reimbursement Systems,...

Advances in COVID-19 Testing: PCR Test Validated...

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Rick Martin, CEO of Microgen Diagnostics, discusses COVID-19 testing with E. David Crawford, MD. Mr. Martin explains the type of tests currently used around the world, how exactly the tests are administered,...

Severe Soft Tissue Infections

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The speaker, Nikki Walsh, is a surgeon with experience in severe soft tissue infections. - Necrotizing fasciitis is a critical condition discussed in conferences and instructional courses. - Different...

Treatment of Resistant Pseudomonas Aeruginosa...

Specialty:  Infectious Diseases
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Infections caused by multidrug-resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa are considered a major public health problem. Antibiotic options are scarce but new drugs are emerging and more maybe available in the near...

Clostridium difficile: Infection, Impact and...

Specialty:  Infectious Diseases
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Clostridium difficile infection is a serious condition that can lead to colon destruction. In this virtual lecture, Michael Miller, PhD, Microbiology Technical Services, LLC, talks about what the organism...

Diagnosis and Treatment of Monkeypox

Specialty:  Infectious Diseases
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As July 26, the world has documented 19,188 cases of monkeypox, with 3,591 cases in the US alone, making the US the country with the most known infections amid the global outbreak. The WHO has declared...

Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria

Specialty:  Infectious Diseases
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In 2011, the NIH Clinical Center had a cluster of infections of a pathogen that tops the CDC's list of urgent threats: antibiotic-resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae. This bacteria, which can cause bloodstream...