I printed out this article and gave it to a patient today. #IDTwitter#MedTwitter
🔹Among pts w/ diverticular abscess treated non-operatively, 20% failed treatment and 25% had recurrence.
🔹Abscesses < 3cm could be treated with antibiotics alone.
@k_vaishnani#IDTwitter makes me 🤔 how much ID I really know😕
As a trainee, I was so happy I knew the difference between all lesions at same (smallpox) vs various (varicella) stages.
As a faculty, following a❓I was so happy I knew Varicella 💉 can be a PEP strategy < 72 hrs post exposure.
#idtwitter 30 M on beach vacation now comes w/ rash progressive x24h, fever, headache, myalgia x3d. PE: sun exposed areas scattered confluent raised erythematous & pruritic red plaques w/ vesicles & plaques most at same stage. small ulcers+lip. Dx? #medEd#idmedEd#idtiwtterhttps://t.co/QIhSEuB6um
If you think a patient is septic do the work up and start antibiotics.
I’d rather be wrong about the sepsis than wrong about relying on markers & not treating when 🦠 are travelling through the veins.
Great opening talks from #CROI2021 w/ @gregggonsalves and @_hassanf
“If you only rely on goodwill and benevolence then you won’t have equitable genuine global access to people who need it the most” -concerning access to COVID19 vaccine echoing the HIV pandemic
Transplant ID consult Qx
Incidental new diagnosis of chronic HCV in a patient with new diagnosis of Hodgkins Lymphoma about to initiate 5 cycles of chemotherapy with DA-R-EPOCH every three weeks. When will you treat this patient? #IDTwitter interested in hearing your thoughts.
GCV resistant CMV (UL97 mutation L59S) in a post kidney txp. Viremia > 2million IU/ml. Starting foscarnet. 2 ques: 1) Anything other than IVF to prevent toxicity? 2) Would you continue GCV assuming that not all viral particles carry the mutation? #IDtwitter@askrenal#askrenal
Have you seen the topic for the @SHEA_Epi Spring 2021 Pre-Conference Workshop? “Using Modern Means to Get Your Message Out There.” Learn how to use Twitter to promote your work, reach a broad audience and create effective visual abstracts. #IDtwitterhttps://t.co/dH3tCcSFIG
Association of Intensity of Anti-Pseudomonal Antibiotic With Risk of Treatment-Emergent Organisms in CF Children with Newly Acquired PSA
Inhaled Abx.. No ⬆️ risk
Oral Abx.. ⬆️Achromobacter xylosoxidans
IV Abx.. ⬆️ risk MDR PSA & MRSA