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Standardized preservation, extraction and quantification techniques for detection of fe...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8486790
Nature Communications; Natarajan A, Han A et. al.

Oct 3rd, 2021 - Patients with COVID-19 shed SARS-CoV-2 RNA in stool, sometimes well after their respiratory infection has cleared. This may be significant for patient health, epidemiology, and diagnosis. However, methods to preserve stool, and to extract and quantify viral RNA are not standardized. We test the performance of three preservative approaches at yielding detectable SARS-CoV-2 RNA: the OMNIgene-GUT ...

The efficacy of insecticide-treated window screens and eaves against Anopheles mosquito...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8480128
Malaria Journal; Anaele BI, Varshney K et. al.

Oct 1st, 2021 - Female mosquitoes serve as vectors for a host of illnesses, including malaria, spread by the Plasmodium parasite. Despite monumental strides to reduce this disease burden through tools such as bed nets, the rate of these gains is slowing. Ongoing disruptions related to the COVID-19 pandemic may also negatively impact gains. The following scoping review was conducted to examine novel means of re...

Acupuncture treatment of glaucoma based on radar plots: A protocol for an overview of s...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8462583
Medicine Liu Y, Li Z et. al.

Sep 25th, 2021 - Glaucoma is the second most blinding eye disease in the world. Currently, lowering the intraocular pressure through various methods is the main treatment of glaucoma. Acupuncture has been effectively and safely used in the treatment of glaucoma. However, the evidence for the efficacy of acupuncture in the treatment of glaucoma is controversial, leading to inconsistent findings from systematic e...

Efficacy of erzhu jiedu recipe on hepatitis B cirrhosis with hyperalphafetoproteinemia:...
https://doi.org/10.1097/MD.0000000000027231
Medicine Chen TY, Mai JY et. al.

Sep 25th, 2021 - Hepatitis B cirrhosis with hyperalphafetoproteinemia is the intermediate stage of liver cirrhosis progressing to hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC), there is no effective way to treat precancerous lesions of liver in modern medicine. In recent decades, clinical and experimental evidence shows that Chinese medicine (CM) has a certain beneficial effect on Hepatitis B Cirrhosis. Therefore, this trial ...

Use of Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine in Persons Aged ≥16 Years: Recommendations of t...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8459897
MMWR. Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report; Dooling K, Gargano JW et. al.

Sep 24th, 2021 - The Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine (BNT162b2) is a lipid nanoparticle-formulated, nucleoside mRNA vaccine encoding the prefusion spike glycoprotein of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19. Vaccination with the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine consists of 2 intramuscular doses (30 μg, 0.3 mL each) administered 3 weeks apart. In December 2020, the vaccine was granted Emergency Use Authori...

Preclinical evaluation of a synthetic peptide vaccine against SARS-CoV-2 inducing multi...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8480813
Emerging Microbes & Infections; Aparicio B, Casares N et. al.

Sep 21st, 2021 - Identification of relevant epitopes is crucial for the development of subunit peptide vaccines inducing neutralizing and cellular immunity against SARS-CoV-2. Our aim was the characterization of epitopes in the receptor-binding domain (RBD) of SARS-CoV-2 spike (S) protein to generate a peptide vaccine. Epitope mapping using a panel of 10 amino acid overlapped 15-mer peptides covering region 401...

Avoidance of COVID-19 for Children and Adolescents and Isolation Precautions.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8139283
Pediatric Clinics of North America; Gupta S, Smith L et. al.

Sep 21st, 2021 - Limiting exposure to severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus-2 (SARS-CoV-2) virus has been the major principle guiding public health measures. Masking, social distancing, as well as frequent hand hygiene have been the chief nonpharmaceutical interventions as preventive strategies for all age groups. Advancement in vaccine development and vaccination of large populations offer a glimmer of...

Risk Factors Associated With SARS-CoV-2 Infection Among Farmworkers in Monterey County,...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8444020
JAMA Network Open; Mora AM, Lewnard JA et. al.

Sep 16th, 2021 - Essential workers in agriculture and food production have been severely affected by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. To identify risk factors associated with SARS-CoV-2 infection among farmworkers in California. This cross-sectional study invited farmworkers in California's Salinas Valley (Monterey County) receiving transcription-mediated amplification (TMA) tests for SARS-CoV-2 infection at fede...

Seroprevalence of SARS-CoV-2 antibodies among homeless people living rough, in shelters...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8443066
PloS One; Loubiere S, Monfardini E et. al.

Sep 16th, 2021 - Overcrowded housing, as well as inadequate sanitary conditions, contribute to making homeless people particularly vulnerable to the SARS-CoV-2 infection. We aimed to assess the seroprevalence of the SARS-CoV-2 infection among people experiencing homelessness on a large city-wide scale in Marseille, France, taking into account different types of accommodation. A consortium of outreach teams in 4...

Clinical recommendations for in-hospital airway management during aerosol-transmitting ...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7723398
Best Practice & Research. Clinical Anaesthesiology; Fuchs A, Lanzi D et. al.

Sep 14th, 2021 - The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic, caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), can lead to severe pneumonia and multiorgan failure. While most of the infected patients develop no or only mild symptoms, some need respiratory support or even invasive ventilation. The exact route of transmission is currently under investigation. While droplet exposure and...

COVID-19-associated acute respiratory distress syndrome (CARDS): Current knowledge on p...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7831801
Best Practice & Research. Clinical Anaesthesiology; Pfortmueller CA, Spinetti T et. al.

Sep 14th, 2021 - Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) induces coronavirus-19 disease (COVID-19) and is a major health concern. Following two SARS-CoV-2 pandemic "waves," intensive care unit (ICU) specialists are treating a large number of COVID19-associated acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) patients. From a pathophysiological perspective, prominent mechanisms of COVID19-associat...

Adaptation and restructuring of an academic anesthesiology department during the COVID-...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7728432
Best Practice & Research. Clinical Anaesthesiology; Shaparin N, Mann GE et. al.

Sep 14th, 2021 - The novel SARS-CoV-2 pandemic starting in 2019 profoundly changed the world, and thousands of residents of New York City were affected, leading to one of the most acute surges in regional hospital capacity. As the largest academic medical center in the Bronx, Montefiore Medical Center was immediately impacted, and the entire hospital was mobilized to address the needs of its community. In this ...

Impact of COVID-19 infection on the cardiovascular system: An evidence-based analysis o...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7919539
Best Practice & Research. Clinical Anaesthesiology; Kaye AD, Spence AL et. al.

Sep 14th, 2021 - Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), also known as COVID-19, emerged in late 2019 in Wuhan, China. The World Health Organization declared the virus a pandemic on March 11, 2020. Disease progression from COVID-19 infection has shown significant symptom manifestations within organ systems beyond the respiratory system. The literature has shown increasing evidence of cardi...

Machine-learning-based COVID-19 mortality prediction model and identification of patien...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8424411
Critical Care (London, England); Banoei MM, Dinparastisaleh R et. al.

Sep 10th, 2021 - The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic caused by the SARS-Cov2 virus has become the greatest health and controversial issue for worldwide nations. It is associated with different clinical manifestations and a high mortality rate. Predicting mortality and identifying outcome predictors are crucial for COVID patients who are critically ill. Multivariate and machine learning methods may ...

The Impact of the SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Pandemic on the 2020 to 2021 Integrated Plastic...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8452254
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery; Allam O, Park KE et. al.

Sep 9th, 2021 - The Impact of the SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Pandemic on the 2020 to 2021 Integrated Plastic Surgery Residency Cycle.|2021|Allam O,Park KE,Hsia H,Prsic A,Alperovich M,|epidemiology,prevention & control,transmission,standards,statistics & numerical data,organization & administration,standards,statistics & numerical data,prevention & control,education,statistics & numerical data,education,standards,st...

The properties of hot household hygroscopic materials and their potential use for non-m...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8423240
PloS One; Andreola ML, Becquart F et. al.

Sep 8th, 2021 - The widespread use of facemasks throughout the population is recommended by the WHO to reduce transmission of the SARS-CoV-2 virus. As some regions of the world are facing mask shortages, reuse may be necessary. However, used masks are considered as a potential hazard that may spread and transmit disease if they are not decontaminated correctly and systematically before reuse. As a result, the ...

Ensuring trust in COVID-19 data: A retrospective cohort study.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8415935
Medicine Antwi-Amoabeng D, Beutler BD et. al.

Sep 4th, 2021 - There are no standardized methods for collecting and reporting coronavirus disease-2019 (COVID-19) data. We aimed to compare the proportion of patients admitted for COVID-19-related symptoms and those admitted for other reasons who incidentally tested positive for severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2).Retrospective cohort studyData were sampled twice weekly between March ...

AACC Practical Recommendations for Implementing and Interpreting SARS-CoV-2 Emergency U...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8083777
Clinical Chemistry; Zhang YV, Wiencek J et. al.

Sep 2nd, 2021 - The clinical laboratory continues to play a critical role in managing the coronavirus pandemic. Numerous US Food and Drug Administration emergency use authorization (EUA) and laboratory-developed test (LDT) serologic assays have become available. The performance characteristics of these assays and their clinical utility continue to be defined in real time during this pandemic. The AACC convened...

Identification of distinct clinical phenotypes of acute respiratory distress syndrome w...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8404019
Critical Care (London, England); Liu X, Jiang Y et. al.

Sep 1st, 2021 - Acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) is a heterogeneous syndrome, and the identification of homogeneous subgroups and phenotypes is the first step toward precision critical care. We aimed to explore whether ARDS phenotypes can be identified using clinical data, are reproducible and are associated with clinical outcomes and treatment response. This study is based on a retrospective analysi...

The new world: hematopoietic stem cell transplant during a pandemic.
https://doi.org/10.1097/MOH.0000000000000680
Current Opinion in Hematology; Riches M

Aug 31st, 2021 - Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) impacted every facet of hematopoietic cell transplantation. This article reviews the adjustments to recipient and donor care that occurred in response to this unprecedented event. Transplant centers modified algorithms, patient flow, education, and how we provided care. Our donor center partners reworked how donors were evaluated and ...