Additional strategies to prevent transmission will be necessary to stop multidrug-resistant (MDR) or extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis in countries with a high burden of MDR tuberculosis.
Rajesh T. Gandhi, MD, discusses management of coinfections, including HPV and sexually transmitted infections, in people with HIV.
The NFID urges those 65 and older to receive their annual influenza vaccination to protect against the flu.
A designer protein stopped the influenza virus from infecting cells in culture and protected mice after being exposed to heavy doses of the virus, according to a new study.
The number of suspected Ebola cases in the Democratic Republic of Congo has risen to 37.
Scientists at the University of California San Diego School of Medicine successfully used experimental therapy involving bacteriophages to treat a patient with a multi-drug resistant bacterial infection.
Nathalie Tufenkji, PhD, and colleagues at McGill University in Québec found that a phenolic rich extract from maple syrup (PRMSE) can increase the potency of commonly used antibiotics, ciprofloxacin and carbencillin, against Escherichia coli, Proteus mirabilis, and Pseudomonas aeruginosa.
Drs Tapper and Crum-Cianflone discuss aspergillosis, an emerging complication of severe influenza infections.
Among healthcare workers, influenza vaccination rates increased and ILI/ARI decreased.
Mauro Schechter, MD, shares his first-hand account with Zika virus.
A 15-year-old African American girl is admitted to the emergency department complaining of fever, vomiting, headache, back pain, and chills.
Cutaneous manifestations may be the first indication of hepatitis C virus (HCV) and should prompt HCV testing. In most cases, ...
Slideshow looks at the leveraging the synergies among HIV, human papillomavirus, and cervical cancer to improve patient outcomes.
Skin disorders in patients with HIV are painful and disfiguring, making prompt recognition essential to ensure timely treatment and preserve ...
Data indicates the need for greater emphasis on linkage to care and retention in care in order to achieve the ...
Current evidence suggests probiotics may be beneficial for patients with HIV or AIDS, potentially alleviating HIV-related symptoms and/or delaying disease ...
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