A booster dose of pertussis vaccine is safe and immunogenic for pediatric patients with inflammatory bowel disease.
A case study published by the CDC highlights the possible danger of maternal placenta capsule ingestion.
Probiotics do not appear to lower infant's risk against infections.
Individuals with streptococcal throat infection have increased risks of mental disorders.
A study finds the use of early-onset sepsis calculator can decrease the number of infants receiving a sepsis work-up and prophylactic antibiotics.
Researchers find that fewer antibiotics were prescribed to pediatric patients with acute otitis media after using watchful waiting.
The most common factor used to identify risk for early onset sepsis was obstetric diagnosis of chorioamnionitis, according to the study.
A cluster randomized trial was conducted among newborns at 6 French university maternity units.
After review of literature, the 2011 clinical practice guideline on urinary tract infection in infants and young children reaffirmed.
Tdap booster and meningococcal vaccination requirements associated with larger "spillover" increases in HPV vaccination coverage.
When there is no safe and effective alternative, fluoroquinolones use should be considered in children.
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