November 5, 2008, 1:00pm ET
Speaker: Nancy Strockbine
November 19, 2008, 1:00pm
Speaker: Rebecca Horvat
Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, October 2008
Journal of Clinical Microbiology, October 2008
Applied and Environmental Microbiology, October 2008
Over the past twenty-five years, the number of patients with compromised immune systems has grown astronomically. High-risk patients such as these require a unique set of healthcare solutions that take into consideration everything from the etiology and degree of immune suppression to the individual patient’s nutritional status. A new text from ASM Press, Diagnostic Microbiology of the Immunocompromised Host, examines a wide range of approaches and challenges to infectious disease diagnostics for immunocompromised patients.