Patients with 30-day postoperative infection have an increased risk for long-term infection and mortality.
Crowd diagnosis of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) is common online.
Infectious complications of opioid use disorder and injection drug use are major downstream consequences of the opioid crisis.
No significant difference found in detection of CIN2+ or treatment with intervention versus usual care
This article published in the Annals of Internal Medicine has demonstrated a reduction in healthcare-associated infections in hospitals as a result of the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s States Targeting Reduction in Infections via Engagement program.
Assuming the current rates of medical exemptions persist, the overall exemption rate in California schools is expected to stabilize at 1.87% by 2027.
Tecovirimat was safe and well-tolerated in a laboratorian who was inadvertently exposed to replication-competent vaccinia virus.
There is a need to improve infectious risk mitigation in adults with diabetes because they are hospitalized for infections between 2.6 and 15.7 times as often as adults without diabetes, depending on the type of infection.
Nasal screening for methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus has shown high negative predicative values and therefore may be a powerful stewardship tool for de-escalation and avoidance of empirical therapy.
The rate of religious exemptions for vaccination among kindergartners is associated with the availability of personal belief exemptions.
Among sexually active adolescent girls, oral human papillomavirus infection is not uncommon, but is significantly lower among those who have received an HPV vaccination,
Researchers highlighted the need for rapid investigations of vaccine safety concerns to use robust epidemiologic methods to maintain public and professional confidence in vaccination programs.
SB206 12% represents a well-tolerated topical treatment for molluscum contagiosum that can be applied at home by patients or caregivers, solving an unmet medical need.
Postoperative antibiotic prescriptions are associated with reduced rates of infections after facial plastic surgery.
Regular use of chemical disinfectants among nurses may be a risk factor for developing chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
For the 2018 to 2019 school year, coverage was 94.7 percent for two doses of the MMR vaccine.
For children born in 2015 to 2016, vaccination coverage is generally high, although coverage can be improved with increased access to providers and health insurance.
Between 2012 and 2016, there were an estimated 34,800 annual cases of HPV-related cancer in the United States, 92% of which were attributed to strains of the virus covered by the 9-valent HPV vaccine.
Researchers found data that showed higher levels of calcitonin gene-related peptide because of periodontitis is linked to migraines.
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.