Half of practices report having an office dismissal policy for families refusing vaccine.
Patients with myeloma should receive 2 doses of the trivalent or quadrivalent vaccine influenza vaccine and vaccinations should continue annually.
Vaccines are a key public health strategy that is remarkably safe due to continued postmarketing surveillance programs.
A great percentage of patients with pulmonary valve infective endocarditis were found to require surgical management.
From 2008 to 2018, there was an increase in shingles vaccination among adults aged 60 years and older, with demographic, socioeconomic, and geographic variations in vaccination rates.
An age-based surveillance study was conducted to determine the seroprevalence of measles antibody among clinicians at an urban medical center.
A total of 62 cases of mumps were found to have occurred across 6 states and linked to exposure of wedding attendees to an asymptomatic and fully vaccinated individual.
Treatment with the thrombin inhibitor dabigatran was associated with a decreased incidence of Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia compared with treatment with the factor Xa inhibitors rivaroxaban and apixaban.
Authors of this viewpoint described the current challenges in the management of cytokine storm syndromes and reviewed the safety profile of intravenous anakinra.
Risk for infection influenced by defect size and use of complex layered closure in closed surgical wounds.
Some companies are selling hand sanitizers with unproven claims that they will protect against coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).
HyperRAB for intramuscular injection is now available in 3 sizes: 1mL (300 IU), 3mL (900 IU) and 5mL (1500 IU) single-dose vials.
The rate of infection with influenza, gastroenteritis, hepatitis, and pneumonia is increased before detection of malignant cancer.
The FDA has approved MenQuadfiTM Meningococcal (Groups A, C, Y, W; Sanofi Pasteur) Conjugate Vaccine for the prevention of invasive meningococcal disease caused by Neisseria meningitidis serogroups A, C, W, and Y in patients aged ≥2 years.
The use of probiotics as either an oral or topical treatment adjunct therapy may help in the management of acne vulgaris.
The global incidence of suspected or proven infection among patients admitted to the intensive care unit (ICU) was high in September 2017.
Darunavir/ritonavir administered with rifampicin causes hepatotoxicities in people living with HIV.
The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommends against screening for bacterial vaginosis in pregnant women not at increased preterm delivery risk.
There remains considerable uncertainty on whether antibiotic prophylaxis for spontaneous bacterial peritonitis is beneficial in people with liver cirrhosis.
The effect of COVID-19 response in China shows that quarantine, social distancing, and isolation of infected persons can contain the epidemic in other countries.