Tag: #FunwithID

In Case You Missed It: UNMC ID Physician Pens Both Prescriptions and Children’s Books

Dr. Nicolas Cortes-Penfield, UNMC ID Physician and recent author of an infectious disease themed children’s book It seems that clinical ID knowledge may also be useful outside of the clinic. In case you missed it, UNMC ID’s Dr. Nicolas Cortes-Penfield was recently featured in Nebraska Medicine’s public-facing blog for his infectious disease themed children’s book […]

June 24, 2022

Canine or Cultures: An Alternative Method for Infection Diagnosis?

Sit. Stay. Roll over. Diagnose an infection? It seems that, in addition to being man’s best friend, dogs make pretty good infectious disease doctors. Or at least that’s the conclusion of two recent studies which trained dogs to identify UTIs or C. difficile infections in real patient samples. The results were impressive!

May 31, 2022

Calamities of Kissing – Happy Valentine’s Day from UNMC ID

It’s almost Valentine’s day, and in honor of the one day of the year commercially dedicated to L’Amour, we thought would be fun to talk about some of the Infectious Diseases associated with “kissing”. Let’s start with “The Kissing Disease” – Infectious Mononucleosis: Infectious Mononucleosis or “Mono” is an illness most commonly caused by a […]

February 12, 2018

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