Infectious Diseases Society of America

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Outpatient antibiotic overprescribing rampant

Clinicians prescribed antibiotics without an infection-related diagnosis nearly half of the time and one in five prescriptions were provided without an in-person visit, according to research being presented at IDWeek 2018. ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

At-risk teens and young adults overlooked during opioid crisis

Teens and young adults who have injected drugs are at risk for contracting hepatitis C, but most aren't tested and therefore don't receive life-saving treatment, according to a national study being presented at IDWeek 2018. ...

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