Researchers used a retrospective survey to associate sexual behavior during the Zika virus epidemic to better understand the disease burden of sexually transmitted Zika virus.
TicoVac is an inactivated whole virus vaccine developed using a master ‘seed’ virus that is similar to the tick-borne encephalitis virus found in nature.
Quantitative MRI with brain volume assessment and ADC histogram analyses were performed for the first time in 65 patients with cerebral malaria to compare disease signatures of children and adults as well as fatal and nonfatal cases.
Children hospitalized with severe anemia where malaria is endemic have a high risk of readmission and death within 6 months after discharge.
This retrospective study aims to shed light on the relationship between splenic infarction and infection.
A total of 7 variables were selected for the scoring system and assigned an arbitrary variable based on the regression coefficient.
Some Michigan residents are being told to stay indoors after dark and protect themselves from mosquito bites.
As a ZPIV vaccine had proved to be well tolerated and immunogenic at up to 8 weeks of follow-up, investigators evaluated the safety and immunogenicity of ZPIV at up to 52 weeks of follow-up using a standard or accelerated vaccination schedules.
A high frequency of climate-change associated severe weather events have created an increased human-to-human transmission risk for novel diseases.
Findings in a case report in Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report suggest the possibility that exposure to Trypanosoma cruzi occurred locally in Missouri.
During 2010 to 2017, there were 5,009 travel-associated and 378 locally acquired confirmed or probable dengue virus cases in the United States.
Intradermal administration of the rabies vaccine may produce similar antibody titers at a fraction of the intramuscular administration dose.
Researchers at the University of California San Diego have identified a target gene in mosquitos that renders the insects completely refractory to all 4 serotypes of the dengue virus and thus, incapable of transmitting the virus to humans, according to study results published in PLoS Pathogens.1 Dengue fever is caused by infection with 1 of…
Researchers evaluated the frequency of polyautoimmunity and its associated factors in a large retrospective cohort of patients with systemic lupus erythematosus.
Study data demonstrates an early benefit to receiving Japanese Encephalitis vaccination prior to CYD-TDV in terms of higher overall anti-dengue virus neutralizing titers, although this benefit appears to wane after several months.
Leishmaniasis is a neglected tropical disease that is transmitted by phlebotomine sand flies infected with Leishmania parasites.
Apheresis may be a useful adjunct treatment for patients with babesiosis, or loiasis.
Arakoda (tafenoquine; 60 Degrees Pharmaceuticals) has been made available in the US for the prevention of malaria in patients aged ≥18 years.
Diagnosing tick-borne encephalitis with commercial enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay may lack specificity and need confirmatory testing.
Researchers reviewed the recently released Lyme disease guidelines and addressed their appropriate inclusion of and association with psychiatric illnesses.