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Research & Reviews  7,015 results

Clinical and microbiological characteristics of bacterial meningitis in umbilical cord ...
https://doi.org/10.1007/s12185-022-03425-6
International Journal of Hematology; Oyama T, Kageyama K et. al.

Aug 7th, 2022 - Bacterial meningitis is a rare but severe infectious complication after hematopoietic stem cell transplantation. However, its clinical features were previously not clear. We reviewed the cases of 7 patients diagnosed with bacterial meningitis with...

Meningococcemia
http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/221473-overview

Aug 5th, 2022 - Practice Essentials Meningococcemia is a bloodstream infection (BSI) caused by Neisseria meningitidis. Its wide variety of acute presentations result from its ability to produce diffuse endovascular damage. Chronic meningococcemia is an infrequent...

Meningococcemia
http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/221321-overview

Aug 5th, 2022 - Practice Essentials Meningococcemia is a bloodstream infection (BSI) caused by Neisseria meningitidis. Its wide variety of acute presentations result from its ability to produce diffuse endovascular damage. Chronic meningococcemia is an infrequent...

Meningococcemia
https://emedicine.medscape.com/article/221473-print

Aug 5th, 2022 - Practice Essentials Meningococcemia is a bloodstream infection (BSI) caused by Neisseria meningitidis. Its wide variety of acute presentations result from its ability to produce diffuse endovascular damage. Chronic meningococcemia is an infrequent...

Meningococcemia Treatment & Management
http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/221473-treatment

Aug 5th, 2022 - Approach Considerations As mortality may be reduced with early antibiotic therapy, patients with a meningococcal rash should receive parenteral antibiotics by means of an intravenous (IV) or intramuscular (IM) route as soon as the diagnosis is sus...

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Guidelines  9 results

WHO consolidated guidelines on tuberculosis Module 5: Management of tuberculosis in children and adolescents
https://www.who.int/publications/i/item/9789240046764
World Health Organization (WHO)

Mar 21st, 2022 - The Updated guidelines on Management of tuberculosis in children and adolescents include new recommendations that cover diagnostic approaches for TB, shorter treatment for children with non-severe drug-susceptible TB, a new option for the treatmen...

FDA updates guidelines to protect patients from poor-quality compounding
https://www.pharmacytoday.org/article/S1042-0991(21)00095-5/fulltext
Pharmacy Today; Sweeney J.

Mar 1st, 2021 - FDA released final guidance to protect patients from exposure to what the agency called “poor-quality compounded drugs.” The 15-page document seeks to combat insanitary conditions—many witnessed firsthand during inspections—at 503B compounding fac...

Committee Opinion No. 712 Summary: Intrapartum Management of Intraamniotic Infection.
https://doi.org/10.1097/AOG.0000000000002230
Obstetrics and Gynecology;

Jul 26th, 2017 - Intraamniotic infection, also known as chorioamnionitis, is an infection with resultant inflammation of any combination of the amniotic fluid, placenta, fetus, fetal membranes, or decidua. Intraamniotic infection is a common condition noted among ...

Committee Opinion No. 712: Intrapartum Management of Intraamniotic Infection.
https://doi.org/10.1097/AOG.0000000000002236
Obstetrics and Gynecology;

Jul 26th, 2017 - Intraamniotic infection, also known as chorioamnionitis, is an infection with resultant inflammation of any combination of the amniotic fluid, placenta, fetus, fetal membranes, or decidua. Intraamniotic infection is a common condition noted among ...

The UK joint specialist societies guideline on the diagnosis and management of acute me...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jinf.2016.01.007
The Journal of Infection; McGill F, Heyderman RS et. al.

Feb 5th, 2016 - Bacterial meningitis and meningococcal sepsis are rare conditions with high case fatality rates. Early recognition and prompt treatment saves lives. In 1999 the British Infection Society produced a consensus statement for the management of immunoc...

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Drugs  800 results see all →

Clinicaltrials.gov  403 results

Topical Antibiotic Prophylaxis for Nasal Packing Post-ESBS
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT04946435

Aug 5th, 2022 - Following endoscopic skull base surgery (ESBS), nasal packing is used to control bleeding and to support reconstruction but can be a source for possibly infectious colonization. Antibiotic use and selection in ESBS varies largely and topical antib...

Clinical Study of ABCD in the Treatment of Cryptococcal Meningitis
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT05471063

Jul 22nd, 2022 - This study is a multi-center, single-arm clinical study. The objective is to evaluate the efficacy and safety of ABCD in the treatment of cryptococcal meningitis in non-HIV patients. Qualified subjects shall receive cryptococcus induction therapy ...

Feasibility of Exosome Analysis in Cerebrospinal Fluid During the Diagnostic Workup of Metastatic Meningitis (Exo-LCR)
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT05286684

Jul 20th, 2022 - The primary objective is to describe on an exploratory basis the association between the type of proteomic profile from cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) microvesicles (from unsupervised bioinformatics analysis) and CSF cytology analysis (positive, negati...

Intensified Tuberculosis Treatment to Reduce the Mortality of Patients With Tuberculous Meningitis
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT04145258

Jul 15th, 2022 - Settings: Côte d'Ivoire, Madagascar, Uganda, South Africa. Follow-up: Participants will be followed up for 40 weeks. Sample size: 768 patients (192 in each arm). Primary analysis: We will use a Cox proportional hazard ratio model to compare intens...

Aciclovir Versus Placebo for HSV-2 Meningitis
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT05452928

Jul 12th, 2022 - To determine whether active treatment with (val)acyclovir is superior for treatment of viral meningitis compared with placebo assessed by numbers meeting a primary, objective endpoint at 7 days after randomisation

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News  1,021 results

Should Monkeypox Be Considered an STD? Experts Debate
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/977790

Jul 22nd, 2022 - As the number of monkeypox cases keeps growing, a discussion has opened on whether it should be considered a sexually transmitted disease (STD) like herpes, gonorrhea, or HIV. Monkeypox is almost always spread through skin-to-skin contact and, in ...

CDC Warns About Potentially Deadly Virus in Infants
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/977336

Jul 15th, 2022 - The potentially fatal parechovirus is now circulating in multiple states, causing fevers, seizures, and sepsis-like symptoms, including confusion and extreme pain, according to the CDC. Human parechoviruses are common in children, and most have be...

Florida Warns About Snail That May Cause Meningitis
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/976676

Jul 6th, 2022 - Florida officials have issued a pest alert to warn state residents about the presence of giant African land snails, which can damage crops and may carry a parasite that causes meningitis. The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services...

Meningococcal Disease Outbreak in Florida Expands: CDC
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/976126

Jun 23rd, 2022 - The CDC and Florida Department of Health are investigating a growing meningococcal disease outbreak in Florida, which the CDC called "one of the worst outbreaks" of the disease in U.S. history. At least 24 cases and seven deaths have been reported...

Lyme Disease May Cost US Nearly $970 Million per Year
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/973766

May 11th, 2022 - The annual cost of Lyme disease in the United States could be nearly $970 million, according to new research. But not all cases of Lyme disease are equally costly. Costs for patients with disseminated Lyme disease were more than twice as high as t...

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Patient Education  38 results see all →