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  • Tick and Mosquito Infections Spreading Rapidly, C.D.C. Finds

    Tick and Mosquito Infections Spreading Rapidly, C.D.C. Finds

    New York Times, May 1. More Americans are living in wooded suburbs near deer, which carry the ticks that spread Lyme disease, anaplasmosis, Rocky Mountain spotted fever, babesiosis, rabbit fever and Powassan virus.

  • Developing infectious disease diagnostics with Melissa Miller - MTM 81

    Developing infectious disease diagnostics with Melissa Miller - MTM 81

    Melissa Miller talks about the time it takes to develop a test for a new disease and her definition of ‘point-of-care’ diagnostics.

  • CDC Training on Antibiotic Stewardship: Section 1

    CDC Training on Antibiotic Stewardship: Section 1

    More than 23,000 Americans die each year from infections caused by antibiotic-resistant bacteria. This training is the first of four sections designed to help clinicians optimize antibiotic use in the outpatient setting. Learn about antibiotic resistance and strategies to protect patients. Earn free CE.

  • MORE THAN JUST STREP IN STREP THROAT?

    MORE THAN JUST STREP IN STREP THROAT?

    Strep throat isn’t just Strep anymore! The most recent organism linked to bacterial pharyngitis is the anaerobic bacterium Fusobacterium necrophorum. Find out how this and other organisms that cause pharyngitis are diagnosed.

  • ANTIBIOTIC RESISTANCE LABORATORY NETWORK DETECTS AND CONTAINS EMERGING ANTIBIOTIC RESISTANCE

    ANTIBIOTIC RESISTANCE LABORATORY NETWORK DETECTS AND CONTAINS EMERGING ANTIBIOTIC RESISTANCE

    Detection of antibiotic resistance is vital to proper treatment and containment of potential outbreaks. The Antibiotic Resistance (AR) Laboratory Network connects healthcare facilities, state and local labs, and CDC to quickly identify and contain drug-resistance before itcan spread. Learn more about the AR Lab Network in a free webinar, summarized on the latest Bugs and Drugs.

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