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March 25th, 2009

March (Guideline) Madness …

A couple of interesting ID guidelines out this week.  For those of you too busy with basketball, here are the relevant links: Guidance for Control of Infections with Carbapenem-Resistant or Carbapenemase-Producing Enterobacteriaceae in Acute Care Facilities. Identified in 24 states and now found “routinely” in New York and New Jersey, these carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae (“CPE” is much […]


March 14th, 2009

Maybe It’s Not the Cheeseburgers

… At least that’s the implied message in this nice paper from the latest Annals of Internal Medicine, which evaluated responses to lipid-lowering therapy among patients with and without HIV. The study included patients from the Kaiser Permanente of Northern California integrated health system, with 829 individuals with HIV and 6941 without. The quick summary is that […]


February 13th, 2009

CROI 2009: Greatest Hits

Fresh back from lovely Montreal, where the temperature (I’m glad to report) climbed into the balmy 40’s … Here’s a rapid-fire listing of the Greatest Hits.  As I’m sure to be leaving something off this list, happy to accept other suggestions: Interleukin-2 does not work.  The ESPRIT and SILCAAT studies are over. Yes, the CD4’s increase, but […]


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