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IDM MPH Journal Club

The MPH Journal Club in the Department of Infectious Diseases and Microbiology occurs weekly during the academic term and fulfills part of the requirements for course IDM 2025 for first- and second-year students. Others interested are invited to attend and participate on a not-for-credit basis.

Upcoming Journal Club Events

Wed 3/27/2019 12:00PM - 1:00PM
Article - Predictors of Clostridium difficile infection and predictive impact of probiotic ...
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Authors:  Laura Dytrt & Nefertiti Wade
Carvour, M.L., Wiler, S.L., Ryan, K.L., et al.  Predictors of Clostridium difficile infection and predictive impact of probiotic use in a diverse hospital-wide cohort.  Amer. J. Infection Control.  47:2-8, 2019.
Reviewers:  Sarah Sullivan & Andrew Whaley

Wed 3/27/2019 12:00PM - 1:00PM
Article - BCG Vaccination Protects Against Infection with Mycobacterium tuberculosis...
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Authors:  Briana Edison & Kelsey Simon
Pelzer, P.T., Mutayoba, B., Cobelens, F.G.J.  BCG vaccination protects against infection with Mycobactyerium tuberculosis ascertained by tuberculin skin testing.  J. Infection  77:335-340, 2018.
Reviewers:  Cheyenne Annarumo & Rachel Jaffe

Wed 4/3/2019 12:00PM - 1:00PM
Article - Epidemiology of Bloodstream Infections ....
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Authors:  Inngide Osirus & Quinn Solomon
Yasmin, M., Hage, H.E., Obeid, R., et al.  Epidemiology of blood stream infections caused by methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus at a tertiary care hospital in New York.  Amer. J. Infect. Control.  44:41-46, 2016.
Reviewers:  Elizabeth Piccoli & Abigail Rubio

Wed 4/10/2019 12:00PM - 1:00PM
Article - Genetic Diversity of Drug Resistant Mycobacterium Tuberculosis in Local are of SW China:..
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Authors:  Sarah Sullivan & Andrew Whaley
Shi, T., Li, T., Li, J., et al.  Genetic diversity of drug resistant Mycobacterium Tuberculosis in local area of Soutwest China:  a retrospective study.  BMC Infect. Dis.  18:565, 2018.
Reviewers:  Monica Nelson & Dzigbordi Kamasa-Quashie

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MPH Journal Club
Wednesdays, noon–1 p.m.
Room A425

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