IDSA Clinical Practice Guidelines are developed by a panel of experts who perform a systematic review of the available evidence and use the GRADE process to develop evidence-based recommendations to assist practitioners and patients in making decisions about appropriate health care for specific clinical circumstances.
IDSA Clinical Guidance documents are developed based on a comprehensive (but not necessarily systematic) review of the available evidence, coupled with experience of clinical and research experts on the topic. They do not include a formal grading of the evidence.
NIAID conducts many clinical trials at the NIH Clinical Center, America’s research hospital, which is located on the main campus in Bethesda, Maryland. Read more about the NIH Clinical Center and its mission.
Information and resource links for current infectious disease outbreaks. This section focuses on outbreaks that affect the pediatric population and that have been identified in multiple U.S. states; other outbreak types may be covered occasionally as situations warrant.