The absence of availability of amphotericin B or in conditions in which amphotericin B cannot be administered safely, the oral combination of fluconazole plus flucytosine provides an effective and sustainable alternative.
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The HR-HPV types covered by the nonavalent HPV vaccine had similar clearance rates to HR-HPV types not included, and women infected with multiple anogenital HR-HPV types had lower rates of clearance than women infected with only 1 type.
Investigators assessed adherence to antiretroviral therapy, retention in care, and virologic outcomes in patients receiving once-daily single-tablet and multiple-tablet antiretroviral therapy regimens.
Researchers reviewed clinical trial data to evaluate the efficacy of herpes zoster subunit vaccine in preventing complications, hospitalizations, and deaths.
Higher serum bactericidal activity following immunization with PRP-CRM197 reflected superior short-term and long-term seroprotective effects compared with immunization with PRP-T.
Researchers found that oral cholera vaccine efficacy was statistically significantly higher when administered to children 5 and older compared with children younger than 5, a difference that had been suspected but not conclusively demonstrated in previous trials.
Optimal management for severely ill patients with right-sided infective endocarditis (RSIE) remains challenging. The goal of this study was to determine outcome and associated prognostic factors in a population of ICU patients with RSIE.
In the future, doxycycline post-exposure prophylaxis might become an effective addition to a combined intervention approach to reduce the high rate of STIs in PrEP users.
Researchers investigated the prognostic and pathogenetic effect of angiopoietins in regulating pulmonary vascular barrier function and inflammation in bacterial pneumonia.
Researchers validated the clinical sensitivity of the T2Candida panel for the diagnosis of bloodstream infections caused by the 5 most common pathogenic Candida species.
In this systematic review and meta-analysis, patients with infective endocarditis with vegetations greater than 10mm in size had significantly increased risk of systemic embolism and mortality.
Study evaluated the association between the concentrations of specific vaginal bacteria and increased risk for HIV acquisition in African women.
All formulations of a respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) candidate vaccine were able to boost RSV antibody titers and their safety profile was similar to the Tdap vaccine.
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