In children aged 6–35 months, vaccination with 2 doses of IIV4 can protect against influenza and reduces the frequency of severe outcomes.
Models using EHR data from infants in NICU can detect sepsis hours before clinical signs are apparent.
Based on current data, AAP Board of Directors says either injection or nasal spray vaccination OK
Quantitative HIV antibody levels may be useful for screening for viral suppression or residual, cell-associated HIV DNA levels in children on ART.
Children from lower-income households are more likely to report recent childhood GI and respiratory illnesses but are less likely to miss any school days.
No increased risk observed after MMR in those with sibling autism history, autism risk factors.
Google, Facebook, and Pinterest need to take more action against the growing threat to children posed by online misinformation about vaccines.
The number of measles cases in the New York City outbreak that began last October in the Orthodox Jewish community has reached 121.
Continuous infusion of vancomycin, compared with intermittent infusions, was linked to earlier and improved attainment of target concentrations in infants.
The use of macrolide adjunctive therapy has been shown to be safe and effective for the treatment of children with wheezing disease.
Children who develop acute bacterial sinusitis secondary to viral upper respiratory infections (URIs) have higher symptom severity scores and more frequent URI episodes.
In addition to sociodemographic factors, preterm birth and older age were associated with lower rotavirus vaccine coverage.
Maternal exposure to fluconazole during pregnancy may increase the risk for spontaneous abortion.
A large percentage of children living with HIV were prescribed incorrect doses of antiretroviral therapy in a Zimbabwe outpatient clinic.
Children with prior dengue virus infection had a decreased risk of being symptomatic when infected with Zika virus.
The ongoing Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo has claimed the lives of nearly 100 children, and the number of cases are on the rise.
The incidence of pneumococcal sepsis in children remained substantial after the introduction of the pneumococcal conjugate vaccine in Switzerland.
Hospitalization for vaccine-preventable infections occurs in more than 15 percent of pediatric solid organ transplant recipients in the first five years after surgery.
In pediatric patients aged 2-17 years, the live attenuated vaccine was less effective against influenza A/H1N1pdm09 compared with the inactivated vaccine.
The Area, Systemic features, Swelling, Eye, Tenderness Score shows reliability, and applicability for use of IV antibiotics in a child with cellulitis.