A recent study examined risk factors and outcomes of BK virus in pediatric stem cell transplant recipients. Read IDSA’s Journal Club review by Terri Stillwell, MD.
A recent CID study evaluated the effectiveness of 3 feet versus 6 feet of physical distancing for controlling the spread of COVID-19 in schools. Read IDSA’s Journal Club review by A. Krishna Rao, MD, MS.
A Lancet study compared the use of injectable cabotegravir and rilpivirine every 8 weeks to treat HIV compared with dosing every 4 weeks. Read IDSA’s Journal Club review by Lauren Richey, MD, MPH, FIDSA.
A study in Infection Control & Hospital Epidemiology evaluated the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on device-associated infections in hospitals. Read IDSA’s Journal Club review by Nirav Patel, MD.
A recent study in the New England Journal of Medicine examined antibody status and the incidence of SARS-CoV-2 infection in health care workers. Read IDSA’s Journal Club review by Razan El Ramahi, MBBS.
A recent study evaluated linezolid pharmacokinetics in critically ill obese patients with severe skin and soft tissue infections. Read IDSA’s Journal Club review by Zeina Kanafani, MD, MS, FIDSA.
A recent study in JAMA Network Open examined the effect of zinc and ascorbic acid on SARS-CoV-2 symptoms compared to usual care. Read IDSA’s Journal Club review by Erica Kaufman West, MD.
A recent CID study described the benefits and harms of antibiotic prophylaxis for urinary tract infections in older adults. Read IDSA’s Journal Club review by Christopher J. Graber, MD, MPH, FIDSA.
Two studies in the Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report characterized COVID-19 trends in younger individuals and analyzed infection rates within schools. Read IDSA’s Journal Club review by Terri Stillwell, MD.
A study in Critical Care Medicine evaluated long-term sustainability and acceptance of antimicrobial stewardship in intensive care. Read IDSA’s Journal Club review by Milana Bogorodskaya, MD.
A Critical Care Medicine study evaluated the diagnostic yield of routine admission blood cultures in critically ill patients. Read IDSA’s Journal Club review by Kelly Cawcutt, MD, MS, FIDSA.
A study in Clinical Microbiology and Infection examined the utility of follow-up blood cultures in gram-negative bacteremia. Read IDSA’s Journal Club review by Lauren Richey, MD, MPH, FIDSA.
A JAMA Internal Medicine research letter analyzed asymptomatic and presymptomatic SARS-CoV-2 infection rates in skilled nursing facilities. Read IDSA’s Journal Club review by Erica Kaufman West, MD.
A recent American Journal of Infection Control study assessed the effect of stopping contact precautions for MRSA and VRE. Read IDSA’s Journal Club review by Zeina A. Kanafani, MD, MS, FIDSA.
A recent study evaluated the potential role of PET/CT scans in the diagnostic workup for S. aureus bacteremia. Read IDSA’s Journal Club review by Christopher J. Graber, MD, MPH, FIDSA.
A recent study in Science explored the role of autoantibodies against type I interferons in patients with critical COVID-19. Read IDSA’s Journal Club review by Daniel Mendoza, M.D., Ph.D.
Trial results for long-acting injectable cabotegravir and rilpivirine for HIV maintenance therapy were recently reported in the Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome. Read IDSA’s Journal Club review by Lauren Richey, M.D., MPH, FIDSA.
A recent article in Critical Care Medicine reported the results of a survey of intensive care unit clinicians about managing COVID-19 patients, resource demands, and personal stress. Read IDSA’s Journal Club review by Nirav Patel, M.D.
A recent article in Eurosurveillance evaluated the relationship between RT-PCR cycle threshold values and the duration of COVID-19 infectiousness. Read IDSA’s Journal Club review by Zeina A. Kanafani, M.D., MS, FIDSA.
A recent article in Lancet Oncology examined tumor type and the risk of infection with and death from SARS-CoV-2. Read IDSA’s Journal Club review by Razan El Ramahi, M.B.B.S.
A recent OFID article described clinical characteristics and outcomes based on race of hospitalized patients with COVID-19 in New Orleans. Read IDSA’s Journal Club review by Erica Kaufman West, M.D.
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to evolve, ongoing understanding of behavioral risks of infection acquisition remains critically important in informing public health measures and messaging.
In a recent Lancet Public Health study, Nguyen et al. assessed the risk of COVID-19 among front-line health care workers (HCWs) compared with the general population and the effect of personal protective equipment (PPE) on this risk in the U.K. and U.S.
A recent Annals of Internal Medicine article evaluated the risk of SARS-CoV-2 transmission to close contacts in different settings. Read IDSA’s Journal Club review by Kelly Cawcutt, M.D., MS.
Recent articles in the Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes and CID described COVID-19 outcomes in people with HIV. Read IDSA’s Journal Club review by Lauren Richey, M.D., MPH, FIDSA.
A recent Lancet Rheumatology article investigated the use of tocilizumab in patients with severe COVID-19. Read IDSA’s Journal Club review by Razan El Ramahi, M.B.B.S.
A recent article in Clinical Infectious Diseases described the demographics of SARS-CoV-2 infection in the New York City area. Read IDSA’s Journal Club review by Christopher J. Graber, M.D., MPH, FIDSA.
A recent study in JAMA Network Open looked at colchicine as an anti-inflammatory treatment for COVID-19. Read IDSA’s Journal Club review by Erica Kaufman West, M.D.
A recent study in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences explored the genomic determinants of SARS-CoV-2 pathogenicity and transmission. Read IDSA’s Journal Club review by Jennifer Brown, M.D.
Several recent articles have described cases of multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children (MIS-C) associated with SARS-CoV-2. Read IDSA’s Journal Club review by Terri Stillwell, M.D.
A recent Lancet article investigated the effects of distancing, face masks, and eye protection on SARS-CoV-2 transmission. Read IDSA’s Journal Club review by Kelly Cawcutt, M.D., MS.
Two recent publications have provided initial data on the toll of COVID-19 on health care personnel. Read IDSA’s Journal Club review by Manie Beheshti, M.D.
Journal Club COVID-19 Edition: Radiological Manifestations in Patients with COVID-19
Journal Club COVID-19 Edition: Lessons Learned From COVID-19 Contact Tracing in Taiwan
Journal Club COVID-19 Edition: Convalescent Plasma for Critically Ill Patients with COVID-19
IDSA News COVID-19 Special Edition
COVID-19 Statements, Testing Resources, Podcasts and More
Federal Funding for COVID-19, CMS Release SAR-CoV-2 Billing Code, Society Awards Nominations Opens, and More
Apply for Board of Directors, Become an IDSA Fellow, President's Budget Increase, and More
Updated Coronavirus Resources, Apply for the Board of Directors, New Guidelines App, and More
Wuhan nCoV Resources Available on IDSA Website, 31st Annual Clinical Fellows Meeting, and More.
Bankruptcies Fuel AMR Crisis, Congress Funds “Ending the HIV Epidemic,” and More
2019 Achievements, ID Match Results, FY 2020 Fed Spending Bill
Stewardship Podcast, HCV Guidance Updates, GERM Program Accepting Applications
IDSA is Thankful for You, Our Members, New TB Guideline, $500k Research Grants Available
CDC's AMR Threat Report, Meet IDSA’s New President, CMS Issues Final E/M Code Revisions, and more.
LEAP Fellowship Announced, IDSA Hosts Research Summit, Public Health Concerns Over Immigrant Detention Centers.
New Strategic Plan, IDWeek Breaks Records, 2020 IDSA Leadership Institute, & More.
Board of Directors, Society Awards, IDWeek Twitterstorm, and More
Gender Advancement Barriers Focus Groups, Twitterstorm on Vaccines, Journal Club and More!
Take the ID/HIV Compensation Survey Today, 2019 FIDSA Designees, Leadership Institute Application Opens Soon, and more!
Sneak Preview of IDWeek Lecturers, New Core Antimicrobial Stewardship Curriculum, Journal Club, and More!
ID Physician Compensation Survey, Medicare Physician Fee Schedule Proposed Rule, Journal Club, and More!
ID Physician Compensation Survey, IDWeek Mentorship Program, HIV Provider Directory, and More.
ID Physician Compensation Survey, Centers of Excellence Designation, and More.
2019 IDSA/HIVMA Board of Directors Elections Now Underway, The New IDSA Academy Is Here, and More.
New Legislation Will #DISARMSuperbugs, Spring Break for ID Doctors?, Urge Congress to Support the VACCINES Act, and More
IDSA at the World Health Assembly, Join the HIV Provider Directory, Urge Presidential Candidates to Prioritize ID & HIV, and more.
Inaugural Leadership Institute, Clinical Fellows Meeting Planning Volunteer Opportunity, A Journey Toward Inclusion, Diversity, Access & Equity at IDSA, and more.
Measles Cases Reach Record Numbers, IDSA Member ACP Award Recipients, New Learning Management System and More.
New IDSA Patient Fact Sheet, Take Action to Fully Fund ID/HIV Programs, Call for Committee Volunteers Deadline Approaching, and more.
Call for Committee Volunteers, Become an Advocate for ID & HIV, ID & the Opioid Epidemic, and more.
Leadership Development Committee Members Named, 2018 Annual Report, Journal Club, and more.
FIDSA Applications, Society Awards Nominations, IDWeek Registration Open, and more.
Deadline Approaching: BoD Applications, ALZ Grant Awardees, Journal Club and more.
State of the Union Response, Board of Directors Call for Applications, Journal Club and more
In Memoriam: Dr. Gerald Medoff, Vaccine Advocacy Toolkit, Journal Club and more
Leadership Development Committee, Government Shutdown, Journal Club, and more
Updated IDSA Flu Guidelines, Bylaws Vote, Journal Club and more
Embrace the Future of ID, NIAID Revises FY19 K Award Payline, Journal Club, and more
Embrace the Future of ID, NIAID Revises FY19 K Award Payline, Journal Club, and more
Important Bylaws Vote, New OPAT Guideline, CMS Final Rule on E/M Code
Improvements to Guidelines on Website, ABIM Announces Changes, Journal Club and more
IDWeek 2018 Highlights, IDSA Launches Leadership Institute, ABIM Prep for Changes in 2019, and more
IDWeek 2018 Special Edition
In Memoriam: Sid Finegold, MD, FIDSA; Diversity, Inclusion & Equity Task Force Members Named; Journal Club & More
Hurricane Preparations, Efforts to Delay E/M Code Change Gain Traction on the Hill, Journal Club & More
Announcing 2018 FIDSAs, Protecting LTDs, IDSA in the News and more
Optimizing the ID Physician-Scientist Workforce, Potentially Harmful Proposed E/M Code Changes
Guidelines Survey, ABIM Governance, Journal Club and more
Alzheimer’s Research Funding Opp, ABIM Knowledge Check-in Feedback
Updated Lab Diagnosis Guide; Journal Club; Governance Recommendations
In Memoriam of Adel Mahmoud, MD, PhD, FIDSA
2018 IDSA/HIVMA Elections
“Outbreak” Exhibit Debuts at Smithsonian
In Memoriam: Stanley Falkow; Webinar: Discussing Journals
Calling All Innovators; Become an Advocate; ASP Curriculum; Fighting TB & More
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, it has become apparent that many patients suffer long-term sequelae. Two recent brief articles describe the long-term (6-8 weeks) patient outcomes after discharge from the hospital.