Meet Serge Lartchenko, MD – Texas Infectious Disease Institute

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Scared of the Superbug?

What is MRSA? MRSA is an infection caused by a type of staph bacteria that has become very virulent toward many of the antibiotics used to treat regular staph infections. MRSA is often referred to as a superbug. Its full name is name methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus bacteria. Many healthy people have staph in their nose

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The Investigative Nature of an Infectious Disease Specialist

Infectious Disease Specialists are Master Detectives in the Medical World Picture this. A patient with a mysterious sickness is referred to an infectious-disease (ID) specialist. The patient presents with a fever of unknown origin (FUO). In addition to examining her and ordering a series of preliminary blood tests, an infectious disease specialist will obtain a highly-detailed

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