Infectious Disease

Looking Toward the Future: Management of C. Diff Infection

January 11th 2022, 2:20pm


Closing out their discussion on recurrent clostridium difficile infection management, experts share closing thoughts and hopes for the future.

Evolving Medical Policies and Unmet Needs in C. Diff Infection Management

January 11th 2022, 2:00pm


Panelists review unmet needs in clostridium difficile infection management and consider how medical policies are evolving to address them.

C. Diff Infection: Patient Access to Fecal Microbiota Transplant

January 4th 2022, 2:20pm


Shared insight on the process to gain access to fecal microbiota transplant for patients with clostridium difficile infection.

Barriers to Use of Fecal Microbiota Transplant in C. Diff Infection

January 4th 2022, 2:00pm


A focused discussion on the barriers to fecal microbiota transplant for patients with clostridium difficile infection.

An Overview of Fecal Microbiota Transplant Use in C. Diff Infection

December 23rd 2021, 2:20pm


Experts focus on the current state of fecal microbiota transplant as a treatment option for clostridium difficile infection.

Challenges in the Management of C. Diff Infection

December 23rd 2021, 2:00pm


Panelists take a step back to consider the broader challenges in managing patients with clostridium difficile infection.

Dr Peter Hotez on Combatting Antivaccination Beliefs and Rescuing Public Health From Politics

December 21st 2021, 8:04pm


In an interview conducted before the highly transmissible Omicron coronavirus variant began driving another wave of infections, Peter Hotez, MD, PhD, FASTMH, discussed the struggle public health officials and scientists have in fighting false beliefs about vaccinations.

Top 5 Infectious Disease Content of 2021

December 21st 2021, 2:30pm


This year's most-viewed content in infectious disease was dominated by COVID-19, as the Delta variant continued to strain the US health care system. It also included news about Clostridioides difficile.

Community Oncology Leaders Find Silver Linings in the Pandemic

December 20th 2021, 3:05am


Debra Patt, MD, PhD, MBA, of Texas Oncology, and Lucio Gordan, MD, of Florida Cancer Specialists, MD, presented data from a study they conducted in partnership with the Community Oncology Alliance and Avalere Health.

Dr Leslie Kantor: Mild Flu Seasons Make Future Vaccine Matching Tricky

December 18th 2021, 5:00pm


When a flu season is mild, it can make developing a vaccine for the following season a bit more difficult as it can be hard to find the right match, but on the other hand, the US health system could benefit from less stress this winter given the unrelenting demands posed by COVID-19, says Leslie Kantor, PhD, MPH, chair and professor of the Department of Urban-Global Public Health, Rutgers School of Public Health.