News & Perspective

Jun 19, 2014

Jun 19, 2014
Finger infection

IDSA updates guidelines on skin and soft-tissue infections

The IDSA stressed that many infections heal on their own or don't need antibiotics.

Nov 07, 2013

Nov 07, 2013
Lab worker loading PCR samples

IDSA seeks pathway to better diagnostic tests

The group says we need better diagnostic tests to expedite treatment decisions.

Apr 01, 2011

Apr 01, 2011

CDC issues new guidance on catheter-linked blood infections

(CIDRAP News) – Federal health officials today released a lengthy set of new guidelines for preventing bloodstream infections in patients with intravenous catheters, a problem that's estimated to cost the nation billions of dollars a year.