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Research & Reviews  459 results

Lung-resident memory B cells protect against bacterial pneumonia.
https://doi.org/10.1172/JCI141810
The Journal of Clinical Investigation; Barker KA, Etesami NS et. al.

Jun 1st, 2021 - Lung-resident memory B cells (BRM cells) are elicited after influenza infections of mice, but connections to other pathogens and hosts - as well as their functional significance - have yet to be determined. We postulate that BRM cells are core com...

Hydroxychloroquine does not impair antibody response to 13-valent pneumococcal conjugat...
https://doi.org/10.1111/dth.15013
Dermatologic Therapy; Pelka K, Matyja-Bednarczyk A et. al.

May 31st, 2021 - Pneumococcal pneumonia is an important cause of morbidity and mortality among patients with lupus erythematosus. Therefore, a vaccination against pneumococcal infections prior to the immunosuppressive therapy is strongly recommended in these patie...

A Murine Model for Enhancement of Streptococcus pneumoniae Pathogenicity Upon Viral Inf...
https://doi.org/10.1128/IAI.00471-20
Infection and Immunity; Joma BH, Siwapornchai N et. al.

May 25th, 2021 - Streptococcus pneumoniae (pneumococcus) resides asymptomatically in the nasopharynx but can progress from benign colonizer to lethal pulmonary or systemic pathogen. Both viral infection and aging are risk factors for serious pneumococcal infection...

Impact of HIV-1 Infection and Antigen Class on T Follicular Helper Cell Responses to Pn...
https://doi.org/10.4049/jimmunol.2001133
Journal of Immunology (Baltimore, Md. : 1950); Jha V, Nicholson LK et. al.

May 1st, 2021 - Pneumococcal infections are common and serious complications of HIV-1 disease. Prevention has been compromised by the limited magnitude and quality of Ab responses to T cell-independent type 2 pneumococcal capsular polysaccharides (PPS). The pneum...

Antimicrobial resistance profile and multidrug resistance patterns of Streptococcus pne...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8059007
Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials; Sharew B, Moges F et. al.

Apr 21st, 2021 - Antimicrobial-resistant strains of Streptococcus pneumoniae have become one of the greatest challenges to global public health today and inappropriate use of antibiotics and high level of antibiotic use is probably the main factor driving the emer...

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Guidelines  1 results

Vaccination of chemotherapy patients--effect of guideline implementation.
https://doi.org/10.1007/s00520-015-3037-6
Supportive Care in Cancer : Official Journal of the Multi... Toleman MS, Herbert K et. al.

Nov 27th, 2015 - Despite substantial morbidity and mortality of influenza and pneumococcal infections in cancer patients treated with chemotherapy, vaccination against both illnesses is infrequent. We evaluated the impact of implementation of clinical guidelines o...

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Clinicaltrials.gov  483 results

Lung-resident memory B cells protect against bacterial pneumonia.
https://doi.org/10.1172/JCI141810
The Journal of Clinical Investigation; Barker KA, Etesami NS et. al.

Jun 1st, 2021 - Lung-resident memory B cells (BRM cells) are elicited after influenza infections of mice, but connections to other pathogens and hosts - as well as their functional significance - have yet to be determined. We postulate that BRM cells are core com...

Hydroxychloroquine does not impair antibody response to 13-valent pneumococcal conjugat...
https://doi.org/10.1111/dth.15013
Dermatologic Therapy; Pelka K, Matyja-Bednarczyk A et. al.

May 31st, 2021 - Pneumococcal pneumonia is an important cause of morbidity and mortality among patients with lupus erythematosus. Therefore, a vaccination against pneumococcal infections prior to the immunosuppressive therapy is strongly recommended in these patie...

A Murine Model for Enhancement of Streptococcus pneumoniae Pathogenicity Upon Viral Inf...
https://doi.org/10.1128/IAI.00471-20
Infection and Immunity; Joma BH, Siwapornchai N et. al.

May 25th, 2021 - Streptococcus pneumoniae (pneumococcus) resides asymptomatically in the nasopharynx but can progress from benign colonizer to lethal pulmonary or systemic pathogen. Both viral infection and aging are risk factors for serious pneumococcal infection...

Impact of HIV-1 Infection and Antigen Class on T Follicular Helper Cell Responses to Pn...
https://doi.org/10.4049/jimmunol.2001133
Journal of Immunology (Baltimore, Md. : 1950); Jha V, Nicholson LK et. al.

May 1st, 2021 - Pneumococcal infections are common and serious complications of HIV-1 disease. Prevention has been compromised by the limited magnitude and quality of Ab responses to T cell-independent type 2 pneumococcal capsular polysaccharides (PPS). The pneum...

Antimicrobial resistance profile and multidrug resistance patterns of Streptococcus pne...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8059007
Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials; Sharew B, Moges F et. al.

Apr 21st, 2021 - Antimicrobial-resistant strains of Streptococcus pneumoniae have become one of the greatest challenges to global public health today and inappropriate use of antibiotics and high level of antibiotic use is probably the main factor driving the emer...

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News  29 results

Children with sickle cell anemia fall short on antibiotic adherence
https://www.mdedge.com/infectiousdisease/article/157734/anemia/children-sickle-cell-anemia-fall-short-antibiotic-adherence
Heidi Splete

Feb 5th, 2018 - Despite the increased risk for invasive pneumococcal disease, prophylactic antibiotics are underused in children with sickle cell anemia, according to data from more than 2,000 children in six states. Less than one-fifth (18%) of young children (a.

Pneumococcal conjugate vaccine beats Streptococcus pneumoniae bacteremia
https://www.mdedge.com/familymedicine/article/133554/vaccines/pneumococcal-conjugate-vaccine-beats-streptococcus-pneumoniae
Pediatric News; Heidi Splete

Mar 14th, 2017 - Routine use of the 13-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV13) reduced the incidence of Streptococcus pneumoniae bacteremia by 95% from a time period before to a time period after the vaccine was implemented, based on a review of more than 57.

Study explains why pneumococcal vaccines fall short in SCD
https://www.mdedge.com/hematology-oncology/article/185898/anemia/study-explains-why-pneumococcal-vaccines-fall-short-scd
HT Staff

May 26th, 2014 - Doctor examines SCD patient Credit: St Jude Children’s Research Hospital A new study reveals differences in the pneumococcal genome that explain why current vaccines do not sufficiently protect children with sickle cell disease (SCD) from pneumoco.

Pneumococcal Vaccination: Is It Effective?
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/809454

Aug 19th, 2013 - US Hospitalizations for Pneumonia After a Decade of Pneumococcal Vaccination Griffin MR, Zhu Y, Moore MR, Whitney CG, Grijalva CG N Engl J Med. 2013;369:155-163 Study Summary Vaccination against pneumococcal infections has been recommended for man...

Epic Progress Seen in Reducing Pneumococcal Infections
https://www.mdedge.com/pulmonary-health-hub/article/56139/infectious-diseases/epic-progress-seen-reducing-pneumococcal
Bruce Jancin

Oct 3rd, 2012 - VAIL, COLO. - American medicine emphatically surpassed the Healthy People 2010 goal for reduction of invasive Streptococcus pneumoniae infections well ahead of schedule in both of the highest-risk target groups: children under age 5 years and seni.

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Patient Education  2 results see all →