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Duration of Labor, Rupture of Membranes Do Not Effect HBV Vertical Transmission Risk

Duration of Labor, Rupture of Membranes Do Not Effect HBV Vertical Transmission Risk

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After standard immunization, labor and rupture of membranes did not impact the transmission of hepatitits B to newborns.

Zika Vaccine Cost-Effective for Young Adults and Childbearing-Age Women

Zika Vaccine Cost-Effective for Young Adults and Childbearing-Age Women

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The most cost-effective means of decreasing transmission of Zika virus is administration of the vaccine to young adults and women of childbearing age.

Success With DAA for Hepatitis C Prior to Stem Cell Transplant

Success With DAA for Hepatitis C Prior to Stem Cell Transplant

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Children with HCV can achieve viral eradication throughout allogeneic HSCT if they receive full courses of DAA immediately before transplant.

Shorter Antibiotic Course Noninferior for Gram-Negative Bacteremia

Shorter Antibiotic Course Noninferior for Gram-Negative Bacteremia

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A 7-day antibiotic course has demonstrated noninferiority compared with a 14-day course in treating uncomplicated gram-negative bacteremia.

Safety of Escalating Doses of Tribendimidine in Children With Hookworm

Safety of Escalating Doses of Tribendimidine in Children With Hookworm

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Tribendimidine 400 mg has demonstrated efficacy and tolerability in children with mild hookworm infections.

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