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Hot Issues in Enterococcus faecalis bacteremia/endocarditis #IDWeek2021 ; my TLDR summary:
- E. faecalis is a typical endocarditis bacterium.
- Consider colo in pts with E. faecalis endocarditis (esp if unknown/community-acquired source) to assess for colonic malignancy.
(In a 2021 study by Pericas et al, 70% of patients w/ E. faecalis IE had abnormalities on colo; ~15% had neoplasm, no differences seen between known/unknown source!)
- Amp has low affinity binding to PBP4/5 but is able to thin out the PPG cell wall enough for gent to enter.
- When exposed to amp, E. faecalis expresses PBP2/3 (high affinity for ceftriaxone). Yay.
- No modern RCTs have evaluated amp monotherapy for E. faecalis IE (2 studies, last from 1984, form the basis of the dual-therapy rec).
- Give twice daily ceftriaxone (4g IV qday is 👎).
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#idweek2021 @IDSAInfo Implications of #COVID19 in African-American & Latinx communities by Dr Hewlett Jr #idtwitter #medEd
#idweek2021 @IDSAInfo #disparities
Implications of #COVID19 in #BLM African-American & #Latinx communities by Dr Hewlett Jr #idtwitter #medEd #pregnancy #obgyntwitter
#idweek2021 @IDSAInfo #disparities Implications of #COVID19 in #BLM African-American & #Latinx communities by Dr Hewlett Jr #idtwitter #medEd #diabetes #obesity #race #FrontlineWorkers vascular disease
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#idweek2021 listening to opening plenary
#idweek2021 opening plenary
#idweek2021 listening to opening plenary
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Are you an @ID_fellows? Planning a future in ID?

In honor of #IDWeek2021 Fellows Day and our newest ep, let's 🔗to some ID learning tools! Use these to study for boards or just save to reference thru your training!

@ID_fellows #IDTwitter #IDMedEd

2/ For those studying for ID boards - have you taken a peek at the blueprint/content outlines? Good place to start.

⭐️Don't forget to look at your ITE missed Qs/topics to help identify places for improvement⭐️

ABIM: abim.org/Media/mucpauyz…

ABP: abp.org/sites/abp/file…
3/ @SAIRABT + @swinndong discussed the most impt resource = daily pt care+fellowship didactics!

What do you use to remember #IDMedEd you've learned?
Are you a notebook person?

How about taking those notes and adding #IDDailyPearl to share your knowledge with #IDTwitter!
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