Cytomeglovirus infection is associated with a range of diagnostic and treatment challenges and a relatively high transmission rate from the mother to the fetus.
Inadvertent administration of the quadrivalent HPV vaccine during periconception or pregnancy was not associated with additional risk to mothers and their infants.
Since the introduction of pneumococcal vaccines, the epidemiology of acute otitis media has changed considerably.
An outbreak of measles has been identified in Minnesota.
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.
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- Guideline Update: Influenza Immunization Recommendations for 2017-2018
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- Time to Sputum Culture Conversion Similar in Isoniazid-Resistant and Susceptible TB
- HPV Vaccine Does Not Increase Risk for Adverse Maternal, Infant Outcomes
- DAAs Effective for HCV in Patients With Thalassemia
- Mycoplasma genitalium: Challenges in Diagnosis and Treatment
- FDA: Vabomere Approved for Complicated UTI Following Priority Review
- Update on Safe, Effective Treatments for Latent Tuberculosis Infection
- New CDC Guidelines for SSI Prevention Leave Unanswered Questions
- Influenza Vaccination During Pregnancy Reduces Infant Risk for Acute Lower Respiratory Infection