ICAAC homes in on recurrent infections

New antimicrobials, the increased pathogenicity and emergence of hyper-toxin-producing strains of Clostridium difficile, and new ways to treat recurrent genital herpes were some of the issues addressed at the recent 45th annual Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy (ICAAC), held recently in Washington, D.C.