Annals of Internal Medicine; LeFevre ML,
May 27th, 2014 - Update of the 2004 U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommendation on screening for hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection. The USPSTF reviewed the evidence on the benefits and harms of antiviral treatment, the benefits of education or behavior change counseling, and the association between improvements in intermediate and clinical outcomes after antiviral therapy. This recommendation ap...
Aug 30th, 2016 - This policy statement provides recommendations for the prevention of serogroup B meningococcal disease through the use of 2 newly licensed serogroup B meningococcal vaccines: MenB-FHbp (Trumenba; Wyeth Pharmaceuticals, a subsidiary of Pfizer, Philadelphia, PA) and MenB-4C (Bexsero; Novartis Vaccines, Siena, Italy). Both vaccines are approved for use in persons 10 through 25 years of age. MenB-F...
JAMA , Krist AH et. al.
Dec 15th, 2020 - An estimated 862 000 persons in the US are living with chronic infection with hepatitis B virus (HBV). Persons born in regions with a prevalence of HBV infection of 2% or greater, such as countries in Africa and Asia, the Pacific Islands, and parts of South America, often become infected at birth and account for up to 95% of newly reported chronic infections in the US. Other high-prevalence pop...
The Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology; Togias A, Cooper SF et. al.
Jan 9th, 2017 - Food allergy is an important public health problem because it affects children and adults, can be severe and even life-threatening, and may be increasing in prevalence. Beginning in 2008, the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, working with other organizations and advocacy groups, led the development of the first clinical guidelines for the diagnosis and management of food al...
Gastroenterology Feuerstein JD, Isaacs KL et. al.
Jan 16th, 2020 - AGA Clinical Practice Guidelines on the Management of Moderate to Severe Ulcerative Colitis.|2020|Feuerstein JD,Isaacs KL,Schneider Y,Siddique SM,Falck-Ytter Y,|therapeutic use,standards,diagnosis,immunology,therapy,diagnostic imaging,immunology,pathology,methods,standards,methods,standards,methods,standards,therapeutic use,therapeutic use,diagnostic imaging,immunology,pathology,standards,
Annals of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology : Official Publica... Greenhawt M, Turner PJ et. al.
Dec 23rd, 2017 - Administration of influenza vaccines to egg allergic recipients: A practice parameter update 2017.|2017|Greenhawt M,Turner PJ,Kelso JM,|immunology,administration & dosage,immunology,prevention & control,immunology,methods,administration & dosage,immunology,
Gastroenterology Hirano I, Chan ES et. al.
May 3rd, 2020 - AGA Institute and the Joint Task Force on Allergy-Immunology Practice Parameters Clinical Guidelines for the Management of Eosinophilic Esophagitis.|2020|Hirano I,Chan ES,Rank MA,Sharaf RN,Stollman NH,|standards,organization & administration,standards,immunology,therapy,methods,organization & administration,standards,organization & administration,standards,
JAMA , Owens DK et. al.
Jun 11th, 2019 - Approximately 1.1 million persons in the United States are currently living with HIV, and more than 700 000 persons have died of AIDS since the first cases were reported in 1981. There were approximately 38 300 new diagnoses of HIV infection in 2017. The estimated prevalence of HIV infection among persons 13 years and older in the United States is 0.4%, and data from the Centers for Disease Con...
American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine; Hage CA, Carmona EM et. al.
Aug 30th, 2019 - Background: Fungal infections are of increasing incidence and importance in immunocompromised and immunocompetent patients. Timely diagnosis relies on appropriate use of laboratory testing in susceptible patients.Methods: The relevant literature related to diagnosis of invasive pulmonary aspergillosis, invasive candidiasis, and the common endemic mycoses was systematically reviewed. Meta-analys...
Clinical and Experimental Allergy : Journal of the Britis... Krishna MT, Ewan PW et. al.
Aug 18th, 2011 - This guidance for the management of patients with hymenoptera venom allergy has been prepared by the Standards of Care Committee (SOCC) of the British Society for Allergy and Clinical Immunology (BSACI). The guideline is based on evidence as well as on expert opinion and is for use by both adult physicians and pediatricians practising allergy. During the development of these guidelines, all BSA...
Obstetrics and Gynecology;
Nov 21st, 2012 - Antiphospholipid syndrome (APS) is an autoimmune disorder defined by the presence of characteristic clinical features and specified levels of circulating antiphospholipid antibodies (Box 1 and Box 2). Diagnosis requires that at least one clinical and one laboratory criterion are met. Because approximately 70% of individuals with APS are female (1), it is reasonably prevalent among women of repr...
Neurology Scott TF, Frohman EM et. al.
Dec 13th, 2011 - To assess the evidence for diagnostic tests and therapies for transverse myelitis (TM) and make evidence-based recommendations. A review of the published literature from 1966 to March 2009 was performed, with evidence-based classification of relevant articles. Level B recommendations: neuromyelitis optica (NMO)-immunoglobulin G (IgG) antibodies should be considered useful to determine TM cause ...
Biology of Blood and Marrow Transplantation : Journal of ... Perales MA, Ceberio I et. al.
Mar 16th, 2015 - The role of hematopoietic cell transplantation (HCT) in the therapy of Hodgkin lymphoma (HL) in pediatric and adult patients is reviewed and critically evaluated in this systematic evidence-based review. Specific criteria were used for searching the published literature and for grading the quality and strength of the evidence and the strength of the treatment recommendations. Treatment recommen...
Annals of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology : Official Publica... Phipatanakul W, Matsui E et. al.
Nov 27th, 2012 - Environmental assessment and exposure reduction of rodents: a practice parameter.|2012|Phipatanakul W,Matsui E,Portnoy J,Williams PB,Barnes C,|adverse effects,immunology,adverse effects,prevention & control,immunology,prevention & control,methods,immunology,
Pediatric Dermatology; Togias A, Cooper SF et. al.
Jan 5th, 2017 - Food allergy is an important public health problem because it affects children and adults, can be severe and even life-threatening, and may be increasing in prevalence. Beginning in 2008, the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, working with other organizations and advocacy groups, led the development of the first clinical guidelines for the diagnosis and management of food al...
Hepatology (Baltimore, Md.); Jonas MM, Block JM et. al.
Oct 4th, 2010 - Chronic hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection in children presents a therapeutic challenge for the practitioner. Decisions regarding selection of patients who may benefit from treatment, appropriate timing of treatment, and the choice of antiviral therapy are complex and are compounded by the limited number of drugs that have been studied in children. An expert panel of nationally recognized pediat...
Rheumatology International; Heiligenhaus A, Michels H et. al.
Nov 15th, 2011 - Uveitis in juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA) is frequently associated with the development of complications and visual loss. Topical corticosteroids are the first-choice therapy, and immunosuppression is commonly used. However, treatment has not been standardized. Representatives from the German Ophthalmological Society, Society for Childhood and Adolescent Rheumatology, and the German Societ...
MMWR. Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report;
Jun 28th, 2012 - Since 2005, the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) has recommended a tetanus toxoid, reduced diphtheria toxoid, and acellular pertussis (Tdap) vaccine booster dose for all adolescents aged 11 through 18 years (preferred at 11 through 12 years) and for those adults aged 19 through 64 years who have not yet received a dose. In October 2010, despite the lack of an approved Tdap va...
European Annals of Allergy and Clinical Immunology; Rancé F, Deschildre A et. al.
Jul 9th, 2009 - Oral food challenges are indicated for the diagnosis of food allergy and the double-blind, placebo-controlled oral food challenge is considered the gold standard diagnostic method in children with suspected food allergy. This practice parameter for oral food challenges in children was prepared by a workgroup at the request of the French Society for Allergology and Clinical Immunology (SFAIC) an...
Human Fertility (Cambridge, England); Tomlinson M, Lewis S et. al.
Jul 18th, 2013 - Reports on the influence of semen parameters on natural or assisted pregnancy are contradictory, suggesting that the many confounding variables which contribute to outcome have not been taken into account. However, it is possible to derive some consensus for both natural and assisted conception by focussing on studies which use WHO-recommended semen analysis on relatively large populations, app...