Infectious Disease Alert (Vol. 37, No. 6) – March 1, 2018

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this educational activity, participants should be able to:

  • discuss the diagnosis of infectious diseases;
  • explain current data regarding the use of new antibiotics for commonly diagnosed diseases and new uses for traditional drugs;
  • discuss the latest information regarding risks, benefits, and cost-effectiveness of new and traditional diagnostic tests; and
  • discuss new information regarding how infectious diseases are transmitted and how such information can lead to the development of new therapies.