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IDWeek 2014: Antibiyotik Direnci Konusunda Ne Var Ne Yok?

IDWeek 2014: Focus on antibiotic resistance

October 14, 2014

PHILADELPHIA — Helen Boucher, MD, of Tufts Medical Center and a member of the IDSA board of directors, reviews several presentations at IDWeek 2014 that focused on antibiotic resistance. These included research of predictors of the recurrence of Staphylococcus aureus; local epidemiology of multidrug-resistant bacteria; strategies of diagnosing and treating Clostridium difficile; new antibiotics in the pipeline; and environmental cleaning and disinfection.

Boucher also highlights a session on resistance to last-resort antibiotics, which was dedicated to Robert C. Moellering, MD, a past president of IDSA and respected leader in infectious disease, who died this year.

Disclosure: Boucher reports no relevant financial disclosures.