Author Archives: mdjkf

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Microbiologist and Infectious Diseases Physician

Urinalysis, crystals and casts – annotated photographic guides

Produced by Dr Henry Butt, Senior Hospital Scientist, Newcastle, Australia in 1998.  Urinary Crystals Urinalysis Urinary casts  See also: https://idmic.net/2018/09/17/video-masterclass-dr-chris-ashhurst-smith-part-2-urine-culture-reading/ https://idmic.net/category/module-urinary-tract-infection/

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COVID-19 – Infection Prevention and Control literature: Aug – Sept 2021

Selected papers that related to COVID-19 infection prevention and control from the daily COVID-19 Critical Intelligence Unit  listings and other identified literature.  This posting does not assess the specific evidence or its quality. Please let me know of any gaps – @mdjkf. Peer reviewed … Continue reading

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COVID-19 evidence-based Australian treatment protocol examples

These are the current treatment protocols that HNE Health, NSW has in place: HNELHD CG 21_35 COVID-19 Inpatient Management Adults 24Aug21 HNELHD_CG_21_38_Inpatient_Clinical_Management_of_COVID-19_in_Paediatrics 19Jul21 The evidence base is as per the Australian National Covid-19 Evidence Taskforce  which has a robust approach … Continue reading

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COVID-19 update and the effectiveness of the AstraZeneca vaccine – Dr Ian Marr

Guest posting from Dr Ian Marr –MBBS FRACP FRCPA Infectious Disease Physician and Microbiologist This is a recent lecture provided under the auspices of PRIDA to Samoan physicians and students.   Samoa COVID Marr July 2021 Please add questions to Dr … Continue reading

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COVID-19 – Infection Prevention and Control literature – May to July 2021

Selected papers that related to COVID-19 infection prevention and control from the daily COVID-19 Critical Intelligence Unit  listings and other identified literature.  This posting does not assess the specific evidence or its quality. Please let me know of any gaps – @mdjkf. Evidence … Continue reading

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Yeast 101 – species of medical importance – Dr N Townell

Yeast summary April 2021 Townell Candida species Cryptococcus species Trichosporon species Talaromyces marneffei (previously Penicillium marneffei) Rhodotorula species Malassezia furfur Pneumocysitis jiroveci Dimorphic fungi not included.

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COVID-19 – Infection Prevention and Control literature – April 2021

Papers that related to COVID-19 infection prevention and control from the daily COVID-19 Critical Intelligence Unit  listings and other identified literature.  This posting does not assess the specific evidence or its quality. Please let me know of any gaps – @mdjkf. Evidence summaries from … Continue reading

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COVID-19 – Infection Prevention and Control literature – March 2021

Papers that related to COVID-19 infection prevention and control from the daily COVID-19 Critical Intelligence Unit  listings and other identified literature.  This posting does not assess the specific evidence or its quality. Please let me know of any gaps – @mdjkf . Peer-reviewed Wai-Shun et … Continue reading

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COVID-19 – Infection Prevention and Control literature – February 2021

Papers that related to COVID-19 infection prevention and control from the daily COVID-19 Critical Intelligence Unit  listings and other identified literature.  This posting does not assess the specific evidence or its quality. Please let me know of any gaps – @mdjkf . Peer reviewed journals … Continue reading

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COVID-19 – Infection Prevention and Control literature – January 2021

Papers that related to COVID-19 infection prevention and control from the daily COVID-19 Critical Intelligence Unit  listings and other identified literature.  This posting does not assess the specific evidence or its quality. Please let me know of any gaps – @mdjkf . Peer reviewed … Continue reading

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