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Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) 48th Annual Meeting

October 21 - 24, 2010; Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

This coverage is not sanctioned by, nor a part of, the Infectious Diseases Society of America.


Top News From IDSA 2010: Slideshow
Elite controllers' CD4 cells resist HIV, the herpes zoster vaccine is effective in younger adults, and children who live with smokers risk influenza hospitalization.

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Expert Commentaries

Highlights from IDSA 2010 -- Pneumonia, Influenza, and Outbreaks
Paul G. Auwaerter, MD, MBA

Setting an Example: One Reason Healthcare Providers Should Get the Flu Vaccine
Luke F. Chen, MBBS, MPH, CIC, FRACP; Carol J. Baker, MD

The Increasing Threat of Multidrug-Resistant Gram-Negative Infections
Luke F. Chen, MBBS, MPH, CIC, FRACP; Matthew E. Falagas, MD, MSc, Dsc

Under the Hood: Can We Get More Horsepower Out of Our Existing Antibiotics?
Paul G. Auwaerter, MD, MBA

Expert Blog

Preventing Infections: Daily Blog Reports From IDSA 2010