Each issue of Infectious Disease Alert includes 6-8 abstracts of current literature combined with expert physician commentary. Coverage includes hospital epidemiology, microbiology, travel medicine, HIV and AIDS. Monthly special features keep you apprised of the latest advances and most effective methods for diagnosis and therapy.
The objectives of Infectious Disease Alert are to:
* discuss diagnosis and treatment of infectious diseases;
* present current data regarding use of new antibiotics for commonly diagnosed diseases and new uses for traditional drugs;
* present the latest information regarding the pros, cons, and cost-effectiveness of new and traditional diagnostic tests;
* present prevalence/surveillance data for various diseases, such as AIDS, tuberculosis, malaria, and pneumonia.