Experts discuss the various imaging modalities for children who require diagnostic workup beyond urine culture, as well as the consequences of overusing antibiotics and antibiotic route of administration.
Study authors described the prescribing patterns in children with community-acquired pneumonia, and assessed the relationship between narrow-spectrum antibiotics, broad-spectrum antibiotics, and macrolides with clinical outcomes.
Investigators sought to evaluate the role of breast milk immunoglobulin A (IgA) in norovirus (NV) infection and diarrhea in infants to determine whether breast milk IgA has a preventive effect against NV infection and subsequent diarrhea.
Investigators analyzed hospitalization data of children in 14 states and found that — although COVID-19–associated hospitalization among children is low compared with that of adults — 1 in 3 hospitalized children was admitted to an ICU.
Nirsevimab prevents respiratory syncytial virus (RSV)-associated lower respiratory tract infections in healthy preterm infants, while maternal RSV fusion (F) protein nanoparticle vaccination did not meet the prespecified criterion for efficacy.