Bacterial Infections

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eye disorders
eye disorders
01/16/2022
About 1.9 million people worldwide are affected by this bacterium, which is the leading cause of blindness from an infectious disease. Do you know which bacterium it is?
01/16/2022
Photoclinic
Photoclinic
01/14/2022
A 7-month-old boy with macrocephaly presented to our emergency department with a fever and left-sided otitis media. He had not been immunized against influenza but was otherwise healthy.
01/14/2022
CAse in point
CAse in point
01/09/2022
A 71-year-old man presented to our emergency department with worsening right shoulder pain over the past month and new-onset right upper chest pain. He had a medical history significant for right shoulder...
01/09/2022

Interactive Features

eye disorders
eye disorders
01/16/2022
About 1.9 million people worldwide are affected by this bacterium, which is the leading cause of blindness from an infectious disease. Do you know which bacterium it is?
01/16/2022
Treatment
Treatment
09/24/2021
The ATS/CDC/ERS/IDSA Clinical Practice Guideline on the Treatment of Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis outlines new recommendations for the intensive and continuation phases of treatment. Do you know the...
09/24/2021
Photo Quiz
Photo Quiz
09/09/2021
A 19-year-old man on active military duty presented with a nonhealing ulcer on his dorsal right hand accompanied by enlarging nodules in a linear distribution on his right arm and forearm.
09/09/2021
Skin Infection
Skin Infection
07/07/2021
In our latest interactive quiz, we describe the case of a 69-year-old woman who presented with a pruritic rash involving her eyebrows, associated with lymphadenopathy of her face and neck. Can you make the...
07/07/2021
otitis media
otitis media
06/30/2021
A 24-month-old boy presents with his parents to the pediatric clinic with an ear infection for the fourth time in the past year. The parents ask if there are any other treatments that may work better at...
06/30/2021

Clinical Insights

Gastrointestinal Disorders
Gastrointestinal Disorders
03/12/2020
A research team recently reviewed guidelines developed by expert groups in Europe, Canada, and the United States for the treatment of H pylori infection. Lead author Carlo A. Fallone, MD, from McGill...
03/12/2020
Bacterial Infections
David Alland, PhD
Bacterial Infections
01/30/2020
He answers our questions about his research on drug-resistant tuberculosis, which may pave the way for future treatments for the disease.
01/30/2020
Lung Infections
Steven Rowe
Lung Infections
12/30/2019
He talks about the recent advancements in the distribution of cells in human tissues that primarily mediate the abnormalities in cystic fibrosis, how these advancements have influenced treatment options for...
12/30/2019
Bacterial Infections
Kevin Downes
Bacterial Infections
12/02/2019
He discusses procalcitonin as a marker for sepsis, how a procalcitonin test fares among other diagnostic tests, and how this testing can guide antibiotic stewardship.
12/02/2019
Bacterial Infections
Ephraim Tsalik
Bacterial Infections
11/19/2019
He discusses the biomarkers in the pipeline for diagnosing infectious diseases, including tuberculosis and sepsis, and details which ones are most likely to make it to clinical practice.
11/19/2019