Infectious Disease Information Center
Treatment with amphotericin B was superior to itraconazole as an induction therapy for HIV-associated talaromycosis.
Continued antiretroviral therapy was found to be safe and beneficial in HIV-positive postpartum women with high CD4+ T cell counts.
Clinicians and patients should be aware that treatments for chronic Lyme disease can carry serious risks.
Identifying the type of conjunctivitis that a patient has is the key to identifying the most effective course of action.
Even if the flu shot "misses," as it did last year, it remains one of the best tools we have to help our patients live healthier lives.
A 66-year-old woman with a history of sarcoidosis and hypertension presents to the emergency department for 4 days with right-sided abdominal pain, vomiting, fever, and mild diarrhea without blood.
Bacteria in contact with living tissues form layers that resist penetration by the immune system or antibiotics, but promising treatments abound.
Antibiotics do not always need to be used for cutaneous abscesses, but the condition must be evaluated on a case-by-case basis to make a final decision regarding the appropriate course of treatment for any individual.
A clinician questions wonders if there is a connection between cardiac arrhythmia and the flu vaccine.
What is the mechanism of action for laser treatment for onychomycosis of the toenails?
Providing patients with a copy of their lab reports emphasizes the seriousness of STDs.
A simple trick to get ticks to let go.
A three-part solution with OTC-ingredients can help prevent future urinary tract infections.