USPSTF recommends against screening for bacterial vaginosis in pregnant women who are not at increased risk for preterm delivery.
Active acute respiratory illness surveillance can be implemented among patients and staff in an adult long-term care facility.
Seasonal influenza viruses are circulating widely in the Southern Hemisphere, but influenza activity is currently low in the United States.
Researchers sought to evaluate differences for missed-visit compared to kept-visit measures among different subgroups of people living with HIV.
During 2017 to 2018, there were increases in the rates of chlamydia, gonorrhea, and syphilis according to the CDC.
Many pregnant women do not receive the recommended flu and tetanus toxoid, reduced diphtheria toxoid, and acellular pertussis vaccines to protect themselves and their infants.
Study provides a portrait of wild-type AAV infection in the liver with an identification of molecular forms, viral genotypes, viral integrations, and helper virus relationship and with AAV insertions positive selected during HCC development on noncirrhotic liver, which challenges the concept of AAV as nonpathogenic.
Researchers found data that showed schistosomiasis does not escalate liver damage in patients who are infected with the hepatitis B virus.
California is the first state to allow pharmacists to dispense HIV prevention pills to patients without a doctor’s prescription.
In the published literature, burnout in health care professionals is frequently associated with poor-quality care, but the effect size may be smaller than reported.
Passengers on several American Airline flights in the United States may have been exposed to hepatitis A by a flight attendant.
Investigators compared a dolutegravir-based regimen with an EFV400-based reference regimen in adults in Cameroon infected with HIV-1, considering viral suppression at week 48, in particular.
The FDA has approved Descovy for HIV-1 PrEP in at-risk adults and adolescents (≥35kg) to reduce the risk of sexually acquired HIV-1 infection, excluding individuals at-risk from receptive vaginal sex.
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted Orphan Drug designation to MAT2203 (Matinas BioPharma) for the treatment of cryptococcosis.
The ATS and IDSA have presented recommendations for the diagnosis and management of community-acquired pneumonia.
Among women giving birth, the rates of HCV infection increased more than 400% from 2000 to 2015, with rates much higher among those with opioid use disorder.
An outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease that has sickened 116 and killed one at the state fair may have started at a hot tub display.
A new treatment-decision score for the diagnosis of TB in children with HIV performed well, and when used in an algorithm may facilitate prompt treatment decision making for children at a high risk for mortality.
The Hologic Panther Fusion® Open Access™ system, a successfully developed and validated multiplex PCR, laboratory-developed test performed comparably to or better than a commercial reference assay.
Many US adults, including some at the highest risk for the flu and pneumonia, do not plan to get preventive vaccines.