IDSA News - October/November 2012  (Plain Text Version)

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In this issue:
Patient Care and Science
•  Uncomplicated UTI Guideline Slides Available
•  Provide Feedback on IDSA Practice Guidelines
•  ACIP Recommends Tdap Vaccine During Every Pregnancy
•  Multistate Outbreak of Fungal Meningitis Email Alerts
Global ID
•  Blueprint for AIDS-Free Generation Released
•  A Doctor’s Call to Action Against HIV in the Philippines
•  IDWeek: A Last Look at AIDS, From Beginning to End
Policy and Advocacy
•  U.S. Task Force Falls Short in HCV Screening Recommendation
•  Urge Congress to Stop Cuts in Funding for Public Health and Research
•  IDSA Continues Push for Antibiotic and Diagnostic Development
•  Task Force: HIV Tests Should Be Routine
Your Colleagues
•  Check Out “My IDSA” for Latest Member News
Top Stories
•  From the President: IDSA and the Fungal Meningitis Outbreak
•  Hepatitis C Treatment Resources Now Available Online
•  IDWeek 2012: Claim CME, View Digital Library
•  IDSA Journal Club


Uncomplicated UTI Guideline Slides Available

A slide set focusing on the treatment of acute uncomplicated cystitis and pyelonephritis in women, created by Kalpana Gupta, MD, lead author of the IDSA practice guideline, can be downloaded online (PDF) from IDSA’s website.

The Society welcomes feedback on the slides at IDSA practice guidelines and related resources are available at