Although most providers are familiar with the symptoms of Lyme disease, coinfection with other tickborne illnesses such as babesiosis, human granulocytic anaplasmosis, and human monocytic ehrlichiosis is possible and becoming more prevalent.
Researchers found data that showed initiatives to test for hepatitis are vital to decrease infections because many patients remain asymptomatic for years, which is when chronic infection leads to complications.
Infections in Immunocompromised Patients
Infection control and prevention (ICP) strategies represent an integral part of care for patients with oncologic diseases. Although the relevant guidelines often include established practices such as hand hygiene, barrier isolation, control of air quality, prevention of device-related infections, and prophylactic antifungal and antibiotic use, there are currently no consensus recommendations pertaining to ICP strategies…
A scientific statement from the American Heart Association was published in Circulation, with the purpose of providing a thorough review of available evidence on HIV-associated cardiovascular disease.