President’s Newsletter October 2011

October 15, 2011

Colleagues, Greetings from IDSO.  We hope to see many of you in Boston at the annual IDSA meeting October 20-23, 2011.  It offers a packed agenda of useful information and opportunities.  You should also receive an invitation for the IDSO dinner meeting Saturday evening October 22 at Salvatore’s Restaurant.  Please RSVP for this function and […]

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IDSO Dinner Meeting at IDSA

September 1, 2011

IDSO at IDSA Boston 2011 Salvatore’s of Boston 225 Northern Ave. Boston, MA 617.737.5454 Saturday, October 22, 2011 6:30 – 7:00 PM Arrivals & social hour drinks and Hors d’oeuvres 7:00 – 7:15 PM Opening and Welcome Alan Taege, MD President IDSO 7:15 – 7:45 PM Dinner Presentation and Discussion Antimicrobial Stewardship Steven D. Burdette, […]

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NFID Meeting

August 31, 2011

NFID will sponsor two Clinical Vaccinology Courses:  November 4 – 6, 2011 in Atlanta and March 9 – 11, 2012 in Chicago.  We would appreciate your assistance in disseminating this information to your constituents.  Detailed course information is available at  A link is also available from the NFID homepage ( This 2 1/2-day course focuses […]

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IDSO Spring Meeting: April 14th, 2012

August 28, 2011

If you know of any major conflicts for our Spring Meeting please let me know ASAP. SB

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West Nile Epi Help

August 20, 2011

Dear Infection Control Practitioner,  Since the 2002 outbreak of West Nile Virus in Ohio, The Cuyahoga County Board of Health (CCBH) has conducted surveillance of West Nile Virus infections in mosquito populations.  Mosquito traps are set in populated areas throughout the county to collect data regarding the presence and amount of West Nile Virus. This data […]

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