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Research & Reviews  45 results

The Utility of Rapid Group A Streptococcus Molecular Testing Compared with Throat Cultu...
Journal of Clinical Microbiology; Taylor A, Morpeth S et. al.

Sep 23rd, 2021 - Group A streptococcus (GAS) causes significant morbidity and mortality in New Zealand and is responsible for invasive disease and immune sequelae, including acute rheumatic fever (ARF). Early treatment of GAS pharyngitis reduces the risk of ARF. I...

How could we suspect life-threatening perinatal group A streptococcal infection?
The Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Research; Arai T, Takai Y et. al.

Sep 19th, 2020 - Perinatal group A streptococcal infection is a rare but life-threatening condition. Few reports have focused on its clinical characteristics and how to prevent deterioration. We report our experience with two antenatal fatal cases and reviewed 96 ...

Oral cavity swabbing for diagnosis of group a Streptococcus: a prospective study.
BMC Family Practice; Adler L, Parizade M et. al.

Mar 29th, 2020 - Throat pain is a common complaint in the ambulatory setting. Diagnosis of group A Streptococcus is made with a culture, molecular test or a rapid antigen detection test from the tonsils or the posterior pharyngeal wall, while other areas of the or...

A highly-sensitive rapid test for the diagnosis of streptococcal pharyngitis: BD verito...
International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology; Bulut ME, Kına N et. al.

Mar 21st, 2020 - The diagnosis of streptococcal pharyngitis is very important to prevent complications such as acute rheumatic fever. Throat culture is the gold standard method for the diagnosis of streptococcal pharyngitis, however, rapid antigen tests (RAT) have...

Clinical Features of Group A Streptococcus in Children With Pharyngitis: Carriers versu...
The Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal; Rick AM, Zaheer HA et. al.

Feb 11th, 2020 - Among children with pharyngitis who test positive for group A Streptococcus (GAS), 10%-25% are GAS carriers. Current laboratory methods cannot distinguish acute infection from colonization. We examined 2 separate longitudinal studies of children w...

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Clinicaltrials.gov  5 results

Long-term Lung Function and Disease Progression in Children With Early Onset Primary Ciliary Dyskinesia Lung Disease

Oct 7th, 2019 - PCD, or Kartagener syndrome, is a genetic disorder that causes hair-like cells called cilia to move improperly, or in some cases, not at all. Cilia are needed to help clear the respiratory system of pollutants. When they work properly, they move d...

Treatment of Febrile Infectious Disease Among Children in Hadera District Given the Final Diagnosis. Descriptive Study

Dec 10th, 2014 - Major goal: To describe cases that arrived to the pediatric ED with acute febrile illness (up to 7 days of fever) and the final diagnosis they received. To describe the antibiotic treatment given in the community as described in the anamnesis and ...

Antibiotic Treatment and Intravenous Immunoglobulin Trial for PANDAS

Jan 17th, 2013 - Inclusion criteria for PANDAS subjects are: Ages 4 -40 years Presence of DSM-IV-R obsessive compulsive disorder or tic disorder and at least two of the following: Anxieties e.g. new onset separation anxiety Sensory abnormalities (tactile/auditory/...

Ribavirin to Prevent RSV Pneumonia in Bone Marrow Transplant Patients

Aug 27th, 2010 - The study enrolls 90 transplant recipients with positive nasal/throat culture specimens for Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) infection. Patients are randomized into one of two groups: investigational treatment or standard treatment.

Epidemiology of Community Acquired Pneumonia in North Israel

Oct 20th, 2006 - Pneumonia in general and CAP in particular is considered as one of the most common bacterial infections, associated with high rates of morbidity and mortality. CAP is highly significant economically since all respiratory infections, and pneumonia ...

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News  16 results

Malpractice Case: Beware of the Agreeable, Noncompliant Patient

Apr 25th, 2018 - Knowing a Patient Well Can Interfere With Good Judgment Medscape Editor’s Key Points Knowing a patient and family for many years, or even decades, is no guarantee that the patient who seems agreeable will adhere to your instructions to follow up w...

Malpractice Case: Beware of the Agreeable, Noncompliant Patient

Apr 25th, 2018 - Knowing a Patient Well Can Interfere With Good Judgment Medscape Editor’s Key Points Knowing a patient and family for many years, or even decades, is no guarantee that the patient who seems agreeable will adhere to your instructions to follow up w...

When to Skip Cultures in Kids With Pharyngitis

Aug 11th, 2017 - Can We Place Our Trust in 'Overt Viral Features'? It can be difficult to differentiate between viral and bacterial pharyngitis caused by group A Streptococcus (GAS), in part because of significant overlap in the symptoms and physical findings betw...

Case Report: Perianal Streptococcal Infection
Kumara V. Nibhanipudi, MD

Jan 1st, 2016 - Case The mother of a 3-year-old boy presented her son to the ED for evaluation after she noticed peeling of the skin in his perianal region. She stated that the peeling had started 1 day prior to presentation.

AAP Releases New Principles for URI Antibiotics

Nov 18th, 2013 - Effective use of antibiotics to treat pediatric upper respiratory tract infections (URIs) rests on 3 basic principles: accurate diagnosis, consideration of risks vs benefits, and recognizing when antibiotics may be contraindicated, according to a ...

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Patient Education  2 results see all →