Infectious Disease, Bacterial

Mar 15, 2017 Issue
Screening for Latent Tuberculosis Infection in Adults: Recommendation Statement [U.S. Preventive Services Task Force]

The USPSTF recommends screening for latent tuberculosis infection (LTBI) in populations at increased risk.

Oct 1, 2016 Issue
Emerging Vector-Borne Diseases [Article]

Vector-borne diseases are an emerging concern in North America. West Nile virus, dengue, chikungunya, and Zika virus are of particular importance because of their potential to become a significant public health threat. Learn the characteristics of vector-borne diseases and treatment options.

Sep 1, 2015 Issue
Development of a Rash After Hot Tub Use [Photo Quiz]

A man presented with a rash and fever a few days after using a hot tub.

Sep 1, 2015 Issue
Diagnosis and Management of Foodborne Illness [Article]

Find out which medications are recommended for specific infections, when to begin empiric antibiotic therapy, and how to report suspected cases to local health authorities.

Mar 1, 2015 Issue
Blisters Over the Buttocks [Photo Quiz]

A 7-year-old girl with a history of pain in her lower abdomen and buttocks developed multiple bullous lesions in the perirectal area involving the gluteal cleft and both buttocks.

Oct 1, 2014 Issue
Active Duty Soldier with Punctate Marks on the Feet [Photo Quiz]

A man on active military duty presented with severe sweating in both feet, and multiple discrete punctate depressions on the plantar surface.

Sep 15, 2014 Issue
Prevention of Health Care-Associated Infections [Article]

Learn evidence-based strategies to reduce infection rates.

Jun 15, 2014 Issue
Antibiotic Resistance Threats in the United States: Stepping Back from the Brink [Editorials]

Preventing and controlling resistance requires the engagement of many different sectors of society. However, the physician's role in this effort is singularly important.

Jun 15, 2014 Issue
Diagnosis of Streptococcal Pharyngitis [Point-of-Care Guides]

Find out which clinical examination findings increase the likelihood that a patient with a sore throat has group A beta-hemolytic streptococcal pharyngitis.

Jun 1, 2014 Issue
Update on Latent Tuberculosis Infection [Article]

Find out who should be screened, and which test to use.

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