Infectious Diseases

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Staying ahead of pertussis

In recent years, pertussis has been on the rise. Here’s what you can do to help limit the spread of the disease, and how to promptly diagnose and...

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Another risk to US travelers—malaria

To individualize preventive measures, rely on reported risk data for specific destinations, planned activities, and patient comorbidities.


Ebola: The facts FPs need to know

Doug Campos-Outcalt, MD, MPA, discusses what you need to know about Ebola and the 3 steps you'll need to take if you suspect your patient may have...

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HIV screening: How we can do better

The CDC and USPSTF recommend routine HIV screening of adults. This review of the tests at your disposal, and a new diagnostic algorithm from the...