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Ask the Experts: Infectious Diseases

Bacteria, viruses, fungi, protozoa, and helminths: Nature has a host of invaders that attack our bodies every day and cause a wide range of acute and chronic diseases. It can be hard to make sense of them all and the infectious disease pager and consults always run hot, whether practicing in an urban tertiary care center or in a resource-poor clinic.

  • Do you worry that you overuse antibiotics?
  • Are you curious about the latest advances in the treatment of HIV and TB?
  • Are antibiotics warranted for 2-cm abscesses?

Please join us for another installment of our Ask the Experts series and pose your most bugging infectious disease questions!