Scale identifies college students at increased risk for corticosteroid Rx, chronic fatigue syndrome
An internet-based training program designed to enhance communication skills in C-reactive protein point of care testing may be helpful in reducing long-term antibiotic prescribing in respiratory tract infections.
Faster progression to end-stage lung disease observed among patients with CMV IgG positivity
The new interferon-gamma release assay QuantiFERON-TB Gold Plus had good sensitivity in children with pulmonary tuberculosis.
The first-ever UN High-Level Meeting on tuberculosis, in September 2018, resolved that ending the disease is a global priority.
Nasopharyngeal microbiota seem to serve as a valid proxy for lower respiratory tract microbiota in lower respiratory tract infections in children.
More than one in five infants with a bronchiolitis hospital admission will have a subsequent respiratory-related hospital admission by age 5 years.
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.