Researchers evaluated annual pertussis incidence among infants following the introduction of maternal Tdap vaccination.
Researchers hypothesized a PCN allergy label in patients with bacterial pneumonia led to worse outcomes due to delayed and/or less effective antibiotic treatment.
Is there a better, digital alternative to having patients with TB receive medications at a health care facility where they can be directly observed taking this medication?
Do nasal rinses reduce viral load and transmissibility in patients with COVID-19 and other respiratory tract infections?
In treating outpatient acute rhinosinusitis, how frequently do otolaryngologists vs other clinicians prescribe amoxicillin-clavulanate, the first-line treatment?
Researchers evaluated patients with monkeypox to determine the clinical characteristics and complications associated with the disease.
Researchers assessed the safety and immunogenicity of a novel seasonal influenza vaccine adjuvanted with hydroxypropropyl-β-cyclodextrin.
Researchers assessed the efficacy of tafenoquine for the treatment of mild to moderate COVID-19 infection.
Researchers evaluated the association between pharyngeal infections and incident psoriatic arthritis and psoriasis.
Researchers conducted a study to determine whether age-related changes in microbiome composition are associated with an increased susceptibility and risk for COVID-19 infection.
Researchers examined health disparities in the duration of asthma exacerbations in patients post-COVID-19.
This review covers the role of mucus hypersecretion in the pathogenesis of colds and flu and treatment options for mucus hypersecretion.
Researchers conducted a study to determine the association between the detection of bacteria in the upper respiratory tract and the risk for acute lower respiratory tract infection in young children.
Epstein-Barr virus infection may present with liver injury characterized by acute cholestatic hepatitis, as demonstrated in this case.
A case study published in the Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report describes an outbreak of Chlamydia psittaci among works at chicken slaughter plants in the southeast United States.
Viral load of the COVID-19 in the upper respiratory tract may be an effective stratification method for severe outcomes, length of stay, and death.
A case review demonstrates the challenges in differentiating interstitial lung disease from COVID-19 during the global pandemic.
Spontaneous pneumothorax was more frequently seen in patients with COVID-19 compared to patients without COVID-19, and may be associated with worse outcomes than spontaneous pneumothorax alone or COVID-19 without spontaneous pneumothorax.
The approval was supported by data from the randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled phase 3 Blockstone trial.
Researchers identified 2889 sampled antibiotic prescriptions, which translates to a national estimate of 31,548,464, to assess if prescriptions are exceeding guideline-recommended dosing for Streptococcal pharyngitis, sinusitis, AOM, CAP, SSTI, and acute cystitis.
Low-dose hydrocortisone was not associated with a significant reduction in death by day 21 of treatment compared with placebo in critically ill patients with COVID-19.
Current guidelines from Italy, the UK, and China do not focus on screening patients for anosmia as a potential symptom for COVID-19.
A study revealed that primary care clinicians do not closely follow clinical practice guidelines with regard to antibiotic prescribing for acute sinusitis and frequently overprescribe antibiotics.
Researchers showed that the management of symptoms in patients with COVID-19 pneumonia with upper GI bleeding was possible without endoscopy.
Among college students, human adenoviruses should be considered as a cause for respiratory illness.
Switching from tenofovir disoproxil fumarate to tenofovir alafenamide resulted in similar virological efficacy that was noninferior to that of patients with chronic HBV infection continuing tenofovir disoproxil fumarate.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released recommendations for providing quality clinical services for sexually transmitted diseases.
In study data presented at the 2019 ACR Annual Meeting, researchers evaluated the overall safety of upadacitinib as monotherapy and combination therapy with background disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs in patients with moderate to severe rheumatoid arthritis.
Researchers found data that showed the association between initial admission for bronchiolitis in infants and another respiratory hospital admission was strongest for asthma.
Children who develop acute bacterial sinusitis secondary to viral upper respiratory infections (URIs) have higher symptom severity scores and more frequent URI episodes.