SynGEM, an intranasal subunit vaccine that introduces the respiratory syncytial virus (RSV), has demonstrated efficacy in actuating lasting immune responses in humans.
In a subgroup of patients with multidrug-resistant tuberculosis, vitamin D supplementation accelerated sputum culture conversion.
Chronic pulmonary aspergillosis complicates treated pulmonary tuberculosis frequently.
Investigators sought to confirm long-standing hypotheses that acute infections can lead to myocardial infarction.
Treatment for invasive aspergillosis using diagnostic-driven approach of voriconazole, galactomannan testing led to better outcomes than empiric therapy.
A freeze-dried, temperature-stable, experimental tuberculosis vaccine candidate has entered a phase 1 human clinical trial.
Tuberculosis screening results may differ depending on blood draw methods.
A deep-learning algorithm performed better than radiologists at detecting active pulmonary tuberculosis on chest radiographs.
Pyrosequencing may benefit clinical decision making and reduce time to start of effective treatment in patients with drug-resistant tuberculosis.
Child was among 34 youngsters at the care facility who became ill between Sept. 26 and Nov. 12.
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The M72/AS01E tuberculosis vaccine provided 54.0% protection for M tuberculosis-infected adults against active pulmonary tuberculosis disease.
Stratifying tuberculosis patients by disease severity may enable shorter treatment regimens.
When compared to placebo, homeopathic medicines do not provide any additional benefit to children with acute respiratory tract infections.
Seven deaths, at least six of which were of children, have been associated with a current outbreak of infections with adenovirus serotype 7 at a New Jersey facility.
Limited evidence is available for OTC treatments for nasal symptoms of the common cold.
Viral etiology plays a significant role in symptom severity in children with acute respiratory infections, and associated with an enhanced risk for acquiring subsequent acute respiratory infections.
These findings may highlight physician difficulty explaining to patients why antibiotics are not required.
Xpert MTB/RIF may be helpful for confirming a diagnosis of extrapulmonary tuberculosis and can accurately detect resistance to rifampicin.
The patient, a 42-year-old female with systemic lupus erythematosus treated with mycophenolate mofetil and prednisone, reported swelling and pain in the fifth finger of her left hand for about 1-week.