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ALLMedicine™ Pneumococcal Infections Center

Research & Reviews  207 results

Epidemiology and outcomes of pneumococcal sepsis in children with nephrotic syndrome in...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC9009986
Pediatric Nephrology (Berlin, Germany); Mathew G, George AS et. al.

Apr 16th, 2022 - Pneumococcal infections are common in children with nephrotic syndrome. Knowledge of the commonly available serotypes and antibiotic susceptibility will help in prevention and appropriate management of pneumococcal sepsis, especially in resource-l...

Naturally acquired antibodies against 7 Streptococcus pneumoniae serotypes in Indigenou...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC9009640
PloS One; Gaultier GN, Nix EB et. al.

Apr 15th, 2022 - Despite the use of pneumococcal conjugate vaccines for pediatric immunization, North American Indigenous populations continue to experience high burden of pneumococcal infections. Naturally acquired antibodies, which can protect unvaccinated adult...

Prevention of pneumococcal infections in childhood: two decades of progress.
https://doi.org/10.1097/MOP.0000000000001112
Current Opinion in Pediatrics; Walter EB, Smith MJ

Mar 3rd, 2022 - This review highlights progress in combating pediatric pneumococcal disease in the era of pneumococcal conjugate vaccines (PCVs). This review is timely given the development of increased valency PCVs for potential use in children. Countries implem...

Cross-sectional study on the prevalence of influenza and pneumococcal vaccination and i...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8594840
PloS One; Papazoglou DD, Baretella O et. al.

Nov 17th, 2021 - Older adults with chronic conditions are at high risk of complications from influenza and pneumococcal infections. Evidence about factors associated with influenza and pneumococcal vaccination among older multimorbid persons in Europe is limited. ...

Pneumococcal conjugate vaccines in Taiwan: optimizing health gains in children and olde...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijid.2021.10.058
International Journal of Infectious Diseases : IJID : Off... Lu CY, Tang CH et. al.

Nov 9th, 2021 - Budgetary constraints force healthcare authorities to set priorities for optimal vaccine interventions. A comprehensive decision-making tool would help inform the best combination and sequence of introduction of vaccines within constrained budgets...

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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 28th, 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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Drugs  30 results see all →

Clinicaltrials.gov  12 results

Pneumococcal Vaccine and Routine Pediatric Immunizations in HIV-Infected Children Receiving Anti-HIV Drugs
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT00013871

Nov 1st, 2021 - Infection by Streptococcus pneumoniae is the most frequent opportunistic infection observed in HIV-infected children. PCVs are immunogenic and efficacious in normal children and offer hope of reducing pneumococcal infections in HIV-infected childr...

Prevention of Pneumococcal Infections: Impact Collaborative Medico-pharmaceutical Care Structured to Improve Vaccination Coverage of Patients at Risk.
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT05060146

Sep 29th, 2021 - In France, Streptococcus pneumoniae is the leading agent bacterial involved in community lung disease and meningitis. The frequency of these infections and their mortality increase significantly in those at risk such as patients with certain chron...

PREVENTING PNEUMOcoccal Disease Through Vaccination (Study 2)
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT04974294

Jul 23rd, 2021 - Streptococcus pneumoniae (SPN) is the leading cause of morbidity and mortality worldwide, causing community acquired pneumonia (CAP), bacterial meningitis and bacteremia. Pneumococcal infections cause over 1 million pneumonia deaths per year in ch...

Safety and Immunogenicity of 7-Valent Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine in Children Receiving Solid Organ Transplants
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT00213265

Feb 15th, 2021 - Solid organ transplantation (SOT) has emerged as a lifesaving therapy for many patients with end organ failure. SOT recipients have a lifelong increased risk for infections as a result of immunosuppression, including those caused by pneumococci. T...

Surveillance of Invasive Pneumococcal Infections in Adults (Excluding Meningitis)
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT03983616

Jun 12th, 2019 - Given the frequency and severity of invasive pneumococcal infections and questions about the place of VPC-13 in the prevention of pneumococcal infections in adults based on the presence of risk factors, current laboratory surveillance should be su...

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News  29 results

The Etiology of Acute Otitis Media in Young Children in Recent Years
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/966498

Jan 12th, 2022 - Since the COVID-19 pandemic began, pediatricians have been seeing fewer cases of all respiratory illnesses, including acute otitis media (AOM). However, as I prepare this column, an uptick has commenced and likely will continue in an upward trajec...

Fast Five Quiz: Pneumococcal Infections
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/957889

Sep 15th, 2021 - Pneumococcal infections are caused by Streptococcus pneumoniae, a gram-positive, catalase-negative organism simply called pneumococcus. S pneumoniae is the most frequent cause of community-acquired pneumonia, bacterial meningitis, bacteremia, and ...

Fast Five Quiz: Pneumococcal Infections
https://reference.medscape.com/viewarticle/957889

Sep 15th, 2021 - Pneumococcal infections are caused by Streptococcus pneumoniae, a gram-positive, catalase-negative organism simply called pneumococcus. S pneumoniae is the most frequent cause of community-acquired pneumonia, bacterial meningitis, bacteremia, and ...

Fast Five Quiz: Pediatric Pneumococcal Infections
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/957419

Sep 8th, 2021 - Streptococcus pneumoniae infections are a common cause of bacterial infection in children. Pediatric infections caused by this pathogen include otitis media, sinusitis, occult bacteremia, pneumonia, meningitis, osteomyelitis, septic arthritis, per...

Fast Five Quiz: Pediatric Pneumococcal Infections
https://reference.medscape.com/viewarticle/957419

Sep 8th, 2021 - Streptococcus pneumoniae infections are a common cause of bacterial infection in children. Pediatric infections caused by this pathogen include otitis media, sinusitis, occult bacteremia, pneumonia, meningitis, osteomyelitis, septic arthritis, per...

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Patient Education  1 results see all →