Infectious disease is a branch of medicine that deals with the diagnosis and management of infectious disease, especially for complex cases and immunocompromised patients.

Category : Infectious disease

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Plazomicin: A Novel Aminoglycoside

Aminoglycosides date back to the 1940s, with the intro­duction of streptomycin. Streptomycin was the first antibiotic available for the effective treatment of tuber­culosis, netting its discoverer, Selman Waksman, a Nobel Prize. During the golden age...

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A Nonspecific Diagnosis

Lyme disease was discovered in the Connecticut River valley during the 1970s, near the picturesque town of Old Lyme. The cause was identified as an infection from the bacterium Borrelia burgdorferi, carried and spread through ticks and the...