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Research & Reviews  6,896 results

A case of Fingolimod-associated Cryptococcal Meningitis.
Current HIV Research; Darazam IA, Rabiei MM et. al.

Jul 1st, 2022 - Leukopenia, a rare adverse effect of Fingolimod therapy, paves the way for opportunistic infections. In this study, we reported a rare fingolimod associated cryptococcal meningitis. A 39-year-old woman with RRMS was referred to the emergency depar...

Pathogenesis of tuberculosis: the 1930 Lübeck disaster revisited.
European Respiratory Review : an Official Journal of the ... Donald P, Kaufmann S et. al.

Jun 30th, 2022 - During the 1930 Lübeck Mycobacterium bovis bacille Calmette-Guérin (BCG) disaster, 251 neonates received three oral BCG doses accidentally contaminated by virulent Mycobacterium tuberculosis; 67 (26.7%) infants died of tuberculosis. BCG reversion ...

Radiological findings of multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children associated with ...
The British Journal of Radiology; Kalın S, Sözeri B

Jun 29th, 2022 - To retrospectively evaluate the imaging and clinical findings of patients diagnosed with multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children (MIS-C) associated with COVID-19. The clinical, laboratory and radiological data of 110 patients (74 male and 36...

The Association of Human Astrovirus with Extracellular Vesicles Facilitates Cell Infect...
Journal of Virology; Baez-Navarro C, Quevedo IR et. al.

Jun 29th, 2022 - Viral gastroenteritis has a global distribution and represents a high risk for vulnerable population and children under 5 years due to acute diarrhea, fever and dehydration. Human astroviruses (HAstV) have been identified as the third most importa...

Extra-pulmonary applications of procalcitonin: an updated literature review.
Expert Review of Molecular Diagnostics; Atallah CJ, Panossian VS et. al.

Jun 28th, 2022 - : Procalcitonin (PCT) is a biomarker with established performance in the differentiation between bacterial and viral infections, predominantly in pulmonary infections, as well as the diagnosis and prognosis of bacterial sepsis. However, the role o...

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Guidelines  9 results

WHO consolidated guidelines on tuberculosis Module 5: Management of tuberculosis in children and adolescents
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
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.
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.
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...
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  732 results see all →

Clinicaltrials.gov  401 results

Intrathecal Pemetrexed for Leptomeningeal Metastasis

Jun 10th, 2022 - This is a phase I/II clinical trial. The objective of the study is patients with leptomeningeal metastases from solid tumors. Pemetrexed (Alimta, Eli Lilly and Company) is administrated by intrathecal injection, plus dexamethasone 5 mg, twice per ...

Incidence, Risk Factors and Impact on Renal Function of the Appearance of Crystalluria Under High-dose Intravenous Amoxicillin

Jun 6th, 2022 - Amoxicillin is an antibiotic of the family of β-lactams and sub-family penicillin A. It has a time-dependent bactericidal activity. It is mainly active on many bacterial species frequently found in infectious diseases. It can be administered orall...

A Controlled Human Pneumococcal Infection Model (PIM) Study

Jun 6th, 2022 - Infection with Streptococcus pneumoniae (the pneumococcus) is the leading cause of pneumonia, bacterial meningitis and bacteraemia worldwide in the very young and the elderly. Although pneumococcal vaccines exist, they do not provide complete prot...

Neonates and Azithromycin, an Innovation in the Treatment of Children in Burkina Faso

Jun 3rd, 2022 - Child mortality in West Africa is among the highest in the world. Although child health and mortality are improving worldwide, children in the Sahel and sub-Sahel regions of West Africa have the greatest risks of mortality. Burkina Faso's current ...

Infections of the Central Nervous System

Jun 1st, 2022 - The specific aims of the study include: To assess the incidence, the diagnostic workup, and the treatment characteristics of patients with suspected and confirmed ME. To examine clinical differences between patients with initially suspected and co...

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News  1,018 results

Meningococcal Disease Outbreak in Florida Expands: CDC

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

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...

Baby Formula Shortage Getting Worse

May 3rd, 2022 - Baby formula shortages are increasing across the U.S., and they are expected to continue the rest of the year. Out-of-stock rates for baby formula hit 31% in April, according to recent data from Datasembly, a company that tracks grocery and retail...

Tuberculosis Clinical Practice Guidelines (WHO, 2022)

Apr 29th, 2022 - 2022 clinical practice guidelines for the management of tuberculosis (TB) in children and adolescents were published online on March 21 by the World Health Organization (WHO) as part of the WHO Consolidated Guidelines on Tuberculosis. New recommen...

How Do We Distinguish Between Viral and Bacterial Meningitis?

Apr 25th, 2022 - This article was originally published in Portuguese on Medscape . Bacteria and viruses are the leading causes of community-acquired meningitis. Bacterial meningitis is associated with high morbidity and mortality, and prompt treatment with appropr...

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Patient Education  37 results see all →