Researchers are still elucidating how weight loss after bariatric surgery affects the gut microbiome and overall health.
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Diagnosing coinfection in pneumonia can be challenging because of timing of the sample collection and false-negative results when the viruses replicate in the lower respiratory tract.
Some advocates say that women with undetectable viral loads should be able to breastfeed after thorough consultation with their clinicians.
Proadrenomedullin and procalcitonin have demonstrated superiority to C-reactive protein for predicting mortality and guiding antimicrobial therapy in critically ill patients with fever.
Before the advent of potent antiviral agents, liver transplantation was the only treatment option for patients with hepatitis and a poor prognosis; antiretrovirals can now provide a potentially curative approach.
With the advent of platform manufacturing technology, vaccines can be developed quickly to stop the spread of outbreaks.
Mental health problems are 1 of the most important reasons for failing to engage in long-term control of HIV.
Clinicians need to monitor reactivation of the hepatitis B virus in patients with rheumatic diseases by testing for elevation of liver enzymes and HBV DNA levels.
To meet the goals of the World Health Organization for reducing new infections and decreasing deaths associated with hepatitis B and C virus by 2030, people on the margins of society will need to be tested and treated, including refugees and migrants from endemic regions, as well as people who inject drugs.
GBS infections in infants, cellulitis and necrotizing fasciitis, although uncommon in infants, requires swift treatment with antibiotics and occasionally surgical debridement.