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  • C diff....Again 

    Salzer, William (University of Missouri, Department of Medicine, Division of Hospital Medicine, 2012-01)
    The AHRQ commissioned a systemic review of C diff. Bottom line....vancomycin ($1300) is probably not better than metronidazole ($20); also, fidaxomicin ($3400) appears to reduce relapse vs vancomycin for non-NAP1 strains.
  • ID Corner 

    Salzer, William (University of Missouri, Department of Medicine, Division of Hospital Medicine, 2010-07)
  • ID Corner 

    Salzer, William (University of Missouri, Department of Medicine, Division of Hospital Medicine, 2010-11)
  • ID corner : the origins of the current H1N1 Swine flu 

    Salzer, William (University of Missouri, Department of Medicine, Division of Hospital Medicine, 2009-08)
    This article explains how the current epidemic strain of swine flu came to be. Citation and link.
  • ID corner : Infection associated with prosthetic joints 

    Salzer, William (University of Missouri. Department of Medicine. Division of Hospital Medicine, 2009-09)
  • ID corner : A H1N1 2009 flu pandemic 

    Salzer, William (University of Missouri, Department of Medicine, Division of Hospital Medicine, 2010-08)
    "A nice review of last year's flu pandemic; this year's seasonal flu will probably be a descendent of that strain."
  • ID corner : C difficile--again! 

    Salzer, William (University of Missouri, Department of Medicine, Division of Hospital Medicine, 2010-10)
    "The most recent Annals of Internal Medicine (10-5-10) has a nice In the Clinic review of C Diff (Volume 153, ITC4). These reviews are concise, to the point and well referenced."
  • ID corner : Candidiasis guidelines 

    Salzer, William (University of Missouri, Department of Medicine, Division of Hospital Medicine, 2009-02)
    The IDSA has updated their practice guidelines for Candida infections; this includes candidemia, other invasive forms and superficial infections.
  • ID corner : catheter-related urinary tract infections 

    Salzer, William (University of Missouri, Department of Medicine, Division of Hospital Medicine, 2010-02)
    When should you culture or treat urine culture results from Foley catheters?
  • ID corner : community acquired pneumonia 

    Salzer, William (University of Missouri, Department of Medicine, Division of Hospital Medicine, 2009-10)
    Citation with link to article authored by Michael Niederman.
  • ID corner : diagnosis and treatment of intra-abdominal infections 

    Salzer, William (University of Missouri, Department of Medicine, Division of Hospital Medicine, 2010-01)
    The IDSA has recently updated its guidelines for the management of complicated intra-abdominal infections.
  • ID corner : fever and infection in older adults 

    Salzer, William (University of Missouri, Department of Medicine, Division of Hospital Medicine, 2009-01)
    The IDSA has just released practice guidelines for the evaluation of fever and infection in older adults who are in LTCFs.
  • ID corner : Helicobacter pylori infection 

    Salzer, William (University of Missouri, Department of Medicine, Division of Hospital Medicine, 2010-05)
    Author states, "A nice review on the diagnosis and treatment of H. pylori infection," and provides a link to the article.
  • ID Corner : Infectious diarrhea guideline update 

    Rojas-Moreno, Christian (University of Missouri, Department of Medicine, Division of Hospital Medicine, 2017-10)
    Key recommendations from the 2017 Infectious Diseases Society of America Clinical Practice Guidelines for the Diagnosis and Management of Infectious Diarrhea
  • ID corner : influenza 

    Salzer, William (University of Missouri, Department of Medicine, Division of Hospital Medicine, 2009-03)
    Citation with link to and article on "guidelines for the management of patients with influenza and outbreak control."
  • ID Corner : Influenza update 

    Rojas-Moreno, Christian (University of Missouri, Department of Medicine, Division of Hospital Medicine, 2018-01)
    This flu season has been especially bad. As of epidemiological week 4 (week ending on January 27th), overall hospitalizations are now the highest we've seen in recent years and flu associated deaths in children and adults ...
  • ID corner : intraabdominal infections 

    Salzer, William (University of Missouri, Department of Medicine, Division of Hospital Medicine, 2009-04)
    Citation and link to an article on evidence-based guidelines for the antibiotic treatment of intraabdominal infections from the IDSA.
  • ID corner : management of Herpes zoster 

    Salzer, William (University of Missouri, Department of Medicine, Division of Hospital Medicine, 2009-07)
    Citation of article in JAMA: Whitley, Richard, A 70 year old woman with shingles. Review of Herpes Zoster.
  • ID Corner : Methicillin-sensitive Staphylococcus aureus (MSSA) bacteremia pearls 

    Rojas-Moreno, Christian (University of Missouri, Department of Medicine, Division of Hospital Medicine, 2017-07)
  • ID corner : new clostridium difficile guidelines 

    Salzer, William (University of Missouri, Department of Medicine, Division of Hospital Medicine, 2010-04)
    SHEA and IDSA have updated their guidelines on Clostridium difficile, addressing epidemiology, diagnosis, infection control and treatment, including management of patients with relapses.