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RT @PatSchloss: @gramstain microbiota=individual bugs and microbiome=the community. At least that's how we try to differentiate. distinction w/o a diff?
Hard (and expensive!) to set up germ-free facilities. Big barrier to entry in field. #IDchat
Can I make a terminology pitch? microbiota=microbial communities/species. microbiome=collection of genes from microbiota. #IDchat
T1 (cont): Evidence from animal models interesting. Most human data so far is cross-sectional — very hard to draw real conclusions. #IDchat
NEJM: Transferable Vancomycin Resistance in a Community-Associated MRSA Lineage http://www.nejm.org/doi... Dr Planet!
RT @IDchat1: tonight at 9 PM EST the #IDChat resumes, will discuss microbiome, Martin Blaser's new book http://www.npr.org/2014... http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed...
Is #IDchat not happening this week? @IDchat1
RT @nycHealthy: #Measles cases in NYC reach 25: @NYCHealthy urges NYers to vaccinate their children at 12 months. FAQ: http://www.nyc.gov/html...
Anti-vaccine crusaders are, as always, wrong http://time.com/46914... via @TIMEIdeas
A Randomized Trial of Hyperimmune Globulin to Prevent Congenital Cytomegalovirus @NEJM http://www.nejm.org/doi...
Meet the Anti-Vaccination Pediatrician Catering to California’s Rich, New Age-y Parents http://www.slate.com/blogs... via @slate
RT @Skepticscalpel: Dr. Paul Offit: 'Journalism Jail' For False Equivalence In Medical Reporting http://www.forbes.com/sites...
How to Think About the Risk of Autism http://www.nytimes.com/2014...
Remembering How to Fight Measles http://www.nytimes.com/2014... by @DrPaulOffit
Sorry to have missed it! “@IDDocHymes: Thanks all as usual for a great #IDChat!
RT @mwpeczuh: Tonight! MT @IDchat1 don’t forget the #Idchat tonight at 9 PM EDT about tuberculosis. please RT!
Q4:Several cases of severe influenza in pregnancy (including need for mech ventilator) this season. #IDchat
Latecomer here. Sorry. Adam Ratner, Peds ID at Columbia #IDchat
Cigarette smoke may increase microbial virulence. http://ehp.niehs.nih.gov/2013...
Flu Shot Tied to Healthy Pregnancy http://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2013...
RT @Atul_Gawande: Mark Bittman throws down the gauntlet on the SG's bland statements on obesity: Our M.I.A. Surgeon General http://opinionator.blogs.nytimes.com/2013...
Via @nprnews: Did Penicillin, Rather Than The Pill, Usher In Age Of Love? http://www.npr.org/blogs...
Vaccinating kids against rotavirus protects adults, too. http://cid.oxfordjournals.org/content... Have seen this before (e.g. pneumococcus) http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed...
Ignoring the Science on Mammograms http://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2012...
Shingles vaccine: too underused. http://www.tricornernews.com/node... My guest article at the Lakeville Journal.
NYT: The high cost of free office snacks. http://opinionator.blogs.nytimes.com/2012...
RT @bookculture: Some of the kids are so creative. http://twitter.com/bookcul...
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