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Listeria Monocytogenes Infection (Listeriosis)
http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/220684-overview

Aug 10th, 2022 - Background Listeria monocytogenes, which causes listeriosis, is an important pathogen in pregnant patients, [1] neonates, elderly individuals, and immunocompromised individuals, although it is an uncommon cause of illness in the general population...

Listeria Monocytogenes Infection (Listeriosis)
https://emedicine.medscape.com/article/220684-overview

Aug 10th, 2022 - Background Listeria monocytogenes, which causes listeriosis, is an important pathogen in pregnant patients, [1] neonates, elderly individuals, and immunocompromised individuals, although it is an uncommon cause of illness in the general population...

Listeria Monocytogenes Infection (Listeriosis)
https://emedicine.medscape.com/article/220684-print

Aug 10th, 2022 - Background Listeria monocytogenes, which causes listeriosis, is an important pathogen in pregnant patients,[1] neonates, elderly individuals, and immunocompromised individuals, although it is an uncommon cause of illness in the general population....

Influenza Differential Diagnoses
https://emedicine.medscape.com/article/219557-differential

Aug 10th, 2022 - Diagnostic Considerations Accurately diagnosing influenza A or B infection solely on the basis of clinical criteria is difficult because of the overlapping symptoms caused by the various viruses associated with upper respiratory tract infection (U...

Suppression of annexin A1 and its receptor reduces herpes simplex virus 1 lethality in ...
https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.ppat.1010692
PLoS Pathogens; Wang LC, Wu SR et. al.

Aug 9th, 2022 - Herpes simplex virus 1 (HSV-1)-induced encephalitis is the most common cause of sporadic, fatal encephalitis in humans. HSV-1 has at least 10 different envelope glycoproteins, which can promote virus infection. The ligands for most of the envelope...

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Guidelines  5 results

Use of Japanese encephalitis vaccine in children: recommendations of the advisory commi...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4585349
MMWR. Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report;

Nov 15th, 2013 - On June 19, 2013, the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) voted to extend existing recommendations for use of inactivated Vero cell culture-derived Japanese encephalitis (JE) vaccine (JE-VC) (Ixiaro, Intercell Biomedical) to includ...

Case definitions, diagnostic algorithms, and priorities in encephalitis: consensus stat...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3783060
Clinical Infectious Diseases : an Official Publication Of... Venkatesan A, Tunkel AR et. al.

Jul 19th, 2013 - Encephalitis continues to result in substantial morbidity and mortality worldwide. Advances in diagnosis and management have been limited, in part, by a lack of consensus on case definitions, standardized diagnostic approaches, and priorities for ...

Toxoplasmosis in pregnancy: prevention, screening, and treatment.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23343802
Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Canada : JOGC = Jou... Paquet C, Yudin MH et. al.

Jan 25th, 2013 - One of the major consequences of pregnant women becoming infected by Toxoplasma gondii is vertical transmission to the fetus. Although rare, congenital toxoplasmosis can cause severe neurological or ocular disease (leading to blindness), as well a...

Management of suspected viral encephalitis in children - Association of British Neurolo...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jinf.2011.11.013
The Journal of Infection; Kneen R, Michael BD et. al.

Nov 29th, 2011 - In the 1980s the outcome of patients with herpes simplex encephalitis was shown to be dramatically improved with aciclovir treatment. Delays in starting treatment, particularly beyond 48 h after hospital admission, are associated with a worse prog...

Japanese encephalitis vaccines: recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Immunizati...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20224546
MMWR. Recommendations and Reports : Morbidity and Mortali... Fischer M, Lindsey N et. al.

Mar 13th, 2010 - This report updates the 1993 recommendations by CDC's Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) regarding the prevention of Japanese encephalitis (JE) among travelers (CDC. Inactivated Japanese encephalitis virus vaccine: recommendations...

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Drugs  22 results see all →

Clinicaltrials.gov  285 results

The Natural History of Severe Viral Infections and Characterization of Immune Defects in Patients Without Known Immunocompromise
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT01011712

Aug 4th, 2022 - Viral infections in the normal host are usually self-limited as the innate and acquired immune systems mount successful antiviral responses. However, in some instances, apparently immunocompetent persons manifest infections with viruses that would...

Neuro-COVID-19: Neurological Complications of COVID-19
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT04418609

Aug 4th, 2022 - This study is a prospective observational cohort study to document prevalence and severity of neurological symptoms among patients requiring critical care admission for confirmed novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19). COVID-19 is classified as seve...

Study on Patients With Rasmussen Encephalitis Treated With Adalimumab: Efficacy and Tolerance in the Short and Long Term
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT04003922

Aug 2nd, 2022 - Rasmussen Encephalitis (ER) is a particularly severe chronic inflammatory brain disorder resulting in the progressive destruction of a hemisphere. It is a rare disease although at present no precise prevalence is available. It begins preferentiall...

Study of the Sars-Cov2 Neuroinvasiveness - COVID19
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT04427254

Jul 27th, 2022 - Sars-Cov2 (COVID-19) may invade the CNS inducing neurological diseases such as anosmia, ageusia, encephalitis, ischemic or hemorrhagic stroke. Management of severe neurological complications in COVID-19 patients may require ventricular cerebrospin...

Genotype and Susceptibility to COVID-19
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT04799834

Jul 27th, 2022 - COVID-19 is a viral disease induced by infection with the novel SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus. Infection arises from the inhalation of viral particles spread by an infected individual. The main virus entry pathways are the nose and mouth mucous membranes...

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News  459 results

Monkeypox Fatalities Reported as Cases Escalate
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/978431

Aug 2nd, 2022 - Four fatalities from the escalating global monkeypox outbreak have been confirmed since last week: two in Spain, one in India, and one in Brazil, according to public health authorities in those countries. Should US clinicians start worrying? Not y...

Is it psychosis, or an autoimmune encephalitis?
https://www.mdedge.com/psychiatry/article/256618/schizophrenia-other-psychotic-disorders/it-psychosis-or-autoimmune
Matthew L. Baum, MD, PhD, DPhil, Matthew Carriero Johnson, MD et. al.

Aug 1st, 2022 - Hidden within routine presentations of first-episode psychosis is a rare subpopulation whose symptoms are mediated by an autoimmune process for which proper treatment differs significantly from standard care for typical psychotic illness. In this.

Update on Rabies, TBE, and Cholera Vaccines Before Travel
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/974443

May 27th, 2022 - Healthcare providers should be aware of important updates to vaccine recommendations that could affect patients preparing to travel internationally this summer. This includes information about: New rabies pre-exposure prophylaxis guidelines (PrEP)...

Nab-Paclitaxel Plus Pembrolizumab Produces Promising Responses in Advanced Urothelial Cancer
https://www.onclive.com/view/nab-paclitaxel-plus-pembrolizumab-produces-promising-responses-in-advanced-urothelial-cancer

May 2nd, 2022 - The combination of nab-paclitaxel (Abraxane) and pembrolizumab (Keytruda) produced an encouraging overall response rate (ORR) with manageable safety in patients with advanced urothelial cancer who were refractory to platinum-based chemotherapy or ...

Experts Decry CDC's Long Pause on Neglected Tropical Disease Testing
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/972413

Apr 20th, 2022 - The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has long been the premier reference lab for the United States and, for some diseases, internationally. But the agency stopped testing for parasites more than 6 months ago, and public health expe...

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Patient Education  20 results see all →