Infectious Disease
The MD Magazine Infectious Disease specialty page provides clinical news and articles, coverage from conferences and meetings, links to condition-specific resources, and videos and other content.

Getting Primary Care Physicians Comfortable with Managing Hepatitis C
Hepatitis C diagnoses are rarely made by a specialist, said Norman Sussman, MD. He explained how the telehealth program, Project ECHO, can help primary care physicians better manage patients with the virus at the American College of Physicians Internal Medicine Meeting (ACP 2017) in San Diego, California.
What's New in Community-Acquired Pneumonia Diagnostics and Treatment?
The use of the chest x-ray for diagnosing bacterial pneumonia and the role of antibiotics in infected patients have been hot topics in community-acquired pneumonia. Scott Flanders, MD, gave an update at the American College of Physicians Internal Medicine Meeting (ACP 2017) in San Diego, California.
How Can We Stop Onward Transmission in HIV and Other Infectious Diseases?
The kind of strategies Myron Cohen, MD and team used for STDs and the gonorrhea bacterial pathogen were applied to HIV.
Understanding the Benefits of Antiretroviral Therapy for HIV Protection
"ART treatment is exceptionally good at stopping transmission," said Myron Cohen, MD, Department of Infectious Disease, UNC.

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