A little over a month ago I did a podcast with today’s guest on various infectious disease topics from her book Gompfs ID pearls and because it was so well received and the fact that we really just scratched the surface on this interesting topic, I had to have her on for another round of questions.
Associate Professor, Infectious Disease and International Medicine, USF Health, Sandra Gompf, MD joined me on today’s show to answer questions like– What is vancomycin creep? What pathogens are there in which humans are the only existing reservoir outside the lab? and Why is not having a spleen a huge risk factor for infections?
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