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Research & Reviews  131 results

Paediatric enteric fever in Brussels: a case series over 16 years.
https://doi.org/10.1007/s00431-021-04309-3 10.1016/S0140-6736(12)60294-3 10.1071/NB11041_ER 10.1016/j.tmaid.2011.11.001 10.1097/QCO.0000000000000479 10.1186/s12941-016-0147-z 10.3391/mbi.2018.9.1.01 10.1093/cid/cix042
European Journal of Pediatrics; Selimaj Kontoni V, Lepage P et. al.

Nov 13th, 2021 - Enteric fever (EF) is a major public health problem and a witness of the global health disparities. It is caused by Salmonella enterica serovar Typhi (Salmonella ser. Typhi) and Salmonella enterica serovar Paratyphi A, B, C (Salmonella ser. Paraty...

A rare case of severe gastroenteritis caused by Aeromonas hydrophila after colectomy in...
BMC Infectious Diseases; Greiner M, Anagnostopoulos A et. al.

Oct 26th, 2021 - Aeromonas hydrophila is a gram-negative facultative anaerobic coccobacillus, which is an environmental opportunistic pathogen. A. hydrophila are involved in several infectious diseases such as gastroenteritis, septicemia and wound infections. Howe...

Toxin-Producing Klebsiella Oxytoca in Healthy Infants: Commensal or Pathobiont?
Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition; Greimel TM, Stampfer L et. al.

Sep 15th, 2021 - Klebsiella (K.) oxytoca is a gastrointestinal pathobiont with the potential to produce the toxins tilivalline and tilimycin which cause antibiotic-associated hemorrhagic colitis. Overgrowth of toxigenic K. oxytoca has recently been implicated in n...

Oral Fluconazole Therapy in Patients With Active Ulcerative Colitis Who Have Detectable...
Journal of Clinical Gastroenterology; Jena A, Dutta U et. al.

Sep 14th, 2021 - There is an emerging role of fungal dysbiosis in the pathogenesis of inflammatory bowel disease. Prevalence of Candida in patients with active ulcerative colitis (UC) and the effect of fluconazole therapy in reducing disease activity of UC are not...

Accuracy of cholera rapid diagnostic tests: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
Clinical Microbiology and Infection : the Official Public... Muzembo BA, Kitahara K et. al.

Sep 11th, 2021 - Cholera is an acute diarrheal disease caused by Vibrio cholerae O1 or O139. Cholera rapid diagnostic tests (RDTs) are widely used to screen for cholera cases. However, their accuracy has not been systematically reviewed. To evaluate the diagnostic...

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Clinicaltrials.gov  9 results

FMT for the Decolonization of Carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae

Aug 20th, 2021 - Rates of antimicrobial resistance are increasing worldwide. There is increasing evidence that physiological gut microbiota is a large reservoir of antibiotic-resistance genes. Healthy gut microbiota is known to prevent the colonization of the gast...

Impact of the Introduction of a Gastro-intestinal Panel by Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR).

Oct 23rd, 2020 - Gastrointestinal multiplex PCR panels have been introduced in clinical practice several years ago, but the impact on the management of patients is yet unknown. The investigators are interested to evaluate if the multiplex PCR panels introduced at ...

Efficacy and Safety of Fecal Microbiota Transplantation for Severe Clostridium Difficile Associated Colitis

Aug 21st, 2019 - Screening and Consent - Index cases: Hospitalized patient with the diagnosis of severe CDAD At screening visit the study investigator(s) will explain the study in detail, answer any questions the candidate may have, and give the candidate a consen...

Interaction Between Non-typhoid Salmonella, Host Microbiota, and Immune System During Acute Infection and Remission

Jul 3rd, 2018 - Infection processes of a non-typhoid Salmonella infection in humans are not well understood and so far, only little research has been conducted in this area. Findings from preclinical studies, using mouse models, attributed a fundamental role in i...

Evaluation of Immunochromatographic Tests for Campylobacter Detection in Stools

Aug 28th, 2017 - All of the patients coming to an emergency care unit and for whom a stool culture is prescribed will be included, corresponding to an estimate number of 1,000 patients for two years. Every stools will be tested for Campylobacter using two differen...

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News  10 results

Fewer antibiotics prescribed with PCR than conventional stool testing
Kari Oakes

Jun 11th, 2019 - SAN DIEGO – For patients with acute gastroenteritis, multiplex polymerase chain reaction (PCR)–based gastrointestinal pathogen testing was associated with lower resource utilization and less antibiotic prescribing, compared with conventional stool.

Fewer antibiotics prescribed with PCR than conventional stool testing
Kari Oakes

Jun 11th, 2019 - SAN DIEGO – For patients with acute gastroenteritis, multiplex polymerase chain reaction (PCR)–based gastrointestinal pathogen testing was associated with lower resource utilization and less antibiotic prescribing, compared with conventional stool.

A Boy With Frequent Diarrhea: Differentiating IBS From IBD

Mar 18th, 2019 - Which test would be least useful as part of the initial evaluation? Your Peers Chose: Complete blood count 0% IBD serology 0% Comprehensive metabolic panel 0% Sedimentation rate 0% Stool culture 0% Serologic Testing in Pediatric IBD Although IBD s...

An unusual cause of vitamin B12 and iron deficiency
Shelley Maithel, BA, Alex K. Duong et. al.

Jul 1st, 2015 - A 76-year-old woman visiting from Ethiopia presented for further evaluation of concomitant iron and vitamin B12 deficiency anemia that had developed over the previous 6 months. During that time, she had complained of ongoing fatigue and increasing.

Rotavirus Vaccine: Protection for the Family

Jan 24th, 2013 - Action Points Vaccinating children against rotavirus may help prevent disease in adults also. Point out that about 30% of the adults with rotavirus-positive cultures were immunocompromised, and that rate remained relatively steady over time. Vacci...

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Patient Education  2 results see all →