Compared with patients prescribed only an antiviral, patients who are prescribed both an antiviral and antibiotic have a lower risk for 3-day respiratory hospitalization.
Triplex, a modified recombinant attenuated poxvirus vaccine engineered to induce a virus-specific T-cell response to control CMV in recipients of allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplant was safe and well tolerated.
A glycoprotein in Ebola called the mucin-like domain may be of interest in the development of an oncolytic for brain cancer.
For patients being treated for uncomplicated acute appendicitis, quality of life (QOL) is similar at seven years after appendectomy or antibiotic therapy.
Prescribing macrolide antibiotics during the first trimester of pregnancy is associated with an increased risk for major fetal malformation.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and other federal, state, and local departments and agencies are taking aggressive measures to slow transmission in the United States.
An elevated fatty liver index appears to be a risk factor for all-cause mortality in patients coinfected with HIV and hepatitis C virus.
When treating infections caused by gram-negative pan-drug-resistant bacteria, colistin and/or tigecycline-based combination empiric therapy is recommended.
People with HIV are more likely to have COPD and are diagnosed with the disease at a younger age than people who are HIV-negative.
The CDC continues to recommend influenza vaccination as the best method of protection while the viruses are circulating in the community.
For many PICO questions, the literature review failed to identify sufficient data to develop strong recommendations for children with septic shock or other sepsis-associated organ dysfunction.
A glutamate dehydrogenase test for Clostridioides difficile may reduce unnecessary isolation time for patients.
For older persons, following a Mediterranean diet is associated with an increased abundance of specific taxa linked to markers of lower frailty and improved cognitive function.
One in three children are prescribed antibiotics at children’s hospitals, and 25.9% prescribed antibiotics for infectious use are receiving at least one suboptimal antibiotic
Meanwhile, two passengers from affected cruise ship docked in Japan die
Black people who are HIV-positive may have a decreased ratio of influenza-specific IgG vs IgM after influenza vaccination.
STD Direct Flow Chip Kit offers a top panel of detection of classic bacterial-causing agents of STDs, as well as viral and protozoa causes.
During 2010 to 2017, there were 5,009 travel-associated and 378 locally acquired confirmed or probable dengue virus cases in the United States.
New details on nearly 45,000 cases of COVID-19 in China show that 80 percent of cases are mild and the number of new cases has been declining for most of February.
The FDA has granted Fast Track designation to RiVax® for the prevention of ricin intoxication.