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Research & Reviews  143 results

Pathology of Sudden Natural Death
https://emedicine.medscape.com/article/1680282-overview

Dec 10th, 2021 - Overview Determination of cause of death in natural deaths, particularly when the death occurred suddenly, unexpectedly, or in the young, is an important part of forensic autopsy practice, for reasons including the following: Performance of a comp...

Tuberculous Meningitis Treatment & Management
https://emedicine.medscape.com/article/1166190-treatment

Nov 10th, 2021 - Approach Considerations Multidrug antitubercular antibiotic therapy is considered the mainstay of treatment in tuberculous meningitis (TBM), however the optimal duration is unclear, and the efficacy of drugs may be limited due to variable CSF pene...

An overview of bacterial meningitis epidemics in Africa from 1928 to 2018 with a focus ...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8485505
BMC Infectious Diseases; Mazamay S, Guégan JF et. al.

Oct 2nd, 2021 - Bacterial meningitis occurs worldwide but Africa remains the most affected continent, especially in the "Meningitis belt" that extends from Senegal to Ethiopia. Three main bacteria are responsible for causing bacterial meningitis, i.e., N. meningi...

Pneumococcal Meningitis Outbreaks in Africa, 2000-2018: Systematic Literature Review an...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8414910
The Journal of Infectious Diseases; Franklin K, Kwambana-Adams B et. al.

Sep 2nd, 2021 - The meningitis belt of sub-Saharan Africa has traditionally experienced large outbreaks of meningitis mainly caused by Neisseria meningitidis. More recently, Streptococcus pneumoniae has been recognized as a cause of meningitis outbreaks in the re...

Long-term Sequelae of Childhood Meningitis and Meningococcal Purpura Fulminans
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT04685850

Aug 5th, 2021 - While the initial evolution of meningococcal meningitis (MM) is well described, there are few data on the long-term evolution, beyond 1 year. The objective of this research is to evaluate the sequelae of MM beyond 1 year in patients with a history...

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Drugs  25 results see all →

Clinicaltrials.gov  6 results

Long-term Sequelae of Childhood Meningitis and Meningococcal Purpura Fulminans
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT04685850

Aug 5th, 2021 - While the initial evolution of meningococcal meningitis (MM) is well described, there are few data on the long-term evolution, beyond 1 year. The objective of this research is to evaluate the sequelae of MM beyond 1 year in patients with a history...

Ciprofloxacin for the Prevention of Meningococcal Meningitis 2018
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT03431675

Aug 14th, 2019 - The study is designed as a cluster-randomized trial in the setting of a meningitis epidemic to assess the impact of chemoprophylaxis with single-dose ciprofloxacin on the incidence of meningitis in the study area. The study will be implemented in ...

Non Inferiority Trial of Locally Manufactured Meningococcal ACWY Vaccine 'Ingovax ACWY' in Bangladesh.
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT03263403

Mar 22nd, 2018 - Protocol Title: A randomized observer-blinded controlled non-inferiority trial to evaluate the immunogenicity of locally manufactured Meningococcal ACWY vaccine 'Ingovax ACWY' in Bangladeshi healthy adults. Background: Burden: Meningococcal diseas...

Pilot Study of Bevacizumab (Avastin) in Patients With Septic Shock
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT01063010

Mar 16th, 2017 - Sepsis is responsible for significant morbidity, mortality, and costs to patients in our healthcare system. The hospital case mortality rate for severe sepsis (sepsis with acute organ system dysfunction) is between 30-50%,7-12 with an incidence of...

Safety Study of Group A, C, Y & W-135 Meningococcal Polysaccharide Diphtheria Toxoid Conjugate Vaccine for Meningitis
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT01482052

Jan 14th, 2013 - Meningococcal disease is a potentially life-threatening bacterial infection. The disease most commonly is expressed as either meningococcal meningitis, an inflammation of the membranes surrounding the brain and spinal cord, or meningococcemia, the...

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News  18 results

Role of Leptin in the MASP-2 Pathway
https://www.onclive.com/view/role-of-leptin-in-the-masp-2-pathway

Apr 26th, 2021 - Samer Khaled, MD: We’ll move on to our next segment and talk about an evolving novel therapy that’s being introduced by Omeros. This is a MASP-2 [mannan-binding lectin serine protease] inhibitor that inhibits the lectin pathway. Just to start with...

ACIP recommendations for COVID-19 vaccines—and more
https://www.mdedge.com/familymedicine/article/236738/preventive-care/acip-recommendations-covid-19-vaccines-and-more
MDedge Family Medicine; Doug Campos-Outcalt, MD, MPA

Mar 4th, 2021 - The year 2020 was challenging for public health agencies and especially for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and its Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP). In a normal year, the ACIP meets in person 3 times for a.

5 Things to Know About Meningococcal Disease
https://www.staging.medscape.com/viewarticle/940754

Nov 11th, 2020 - Neisseria meningitidis (meningococcus) is a leading cause of bacterial meningitis and septicemia, with about 1.2 million cases of infection and 135,000 deaths globally each year. Because death can rapidly follow infection, cases should be consider...

5 Things to Know About Meningococcal Disease
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/940754

Nov 11th, 2020 - Neisseria meningitidis (meningococcus) is a leading cause of bacterial meningitis and septicemia, with about 1.2 million cases of infection and 135,000 deaths globally each year. Because death can rapidly follow infection, cases should be consider...

English infant quadravalent group B meningococcal vaccine pays off
https://www.mdedge.com/infectiousdisease/article/141684/vaccines/english-infant-quadravalent-group-b-meningococcal-vaccine
Bruce Jancin

Jun 30th, 2017 - MADRID – Cases of invasive meningococcal disease in English 1 year olds dropped fourfold in the first year after the multicomponent group B meningococcal (MenB) vaccine (4CMenB, Bexsero) was added to the national infant immunization list, Shamez L.

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Patient Education  2 results see all →