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IDWeek 2016

October 26 - 30, 2016; New Orleans, Louisiana

October 26 - 30, 2016 New Orleans, Louisiana
  • IDWeek Immunosuppression Surprisingly Prevalent in American Adults Researchers finally have an estimate of the number of immunocompromised Americans, but with immunosuppressive treatments becoming more common, the number will likely grow, they warn.
  • IDWeek Frequent Routine Dental Care Protective Against Pneumonia Adults who visited the dentist at least twice a year were significantly less likely to be diagnosed with bacterial pneumonia than those with less frequent visits, analysis of national data showed.
  • IDWeek Digs Deep Into Zika All aspects of the Zika virus will be addressed during the interdisciplinary IDWeek meeting, but lesser-known outbreaks, HIV, and climate change will also be discussed.

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