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Pediatric Histoplasmosis Most Frequently Manifested as Pulmonary Disease

Pediatric Histoplasmosis Most Frequently Manifested as Pulmonary Disease

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Pediatric histoplasmosis most frequently manifests as pulmonary disease, and the highest diagnostic yields were achieved when multiple diagnostic modalities were used.

Prenatal Tdap Vaccination Not Associated With an Increased Risk of Autism

Prenatal Tdap Vaccination Not Associated With an Increased Risk of Autism

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No association was observed between prenatal vaccination of Tdap vaccination and an increased risk of autism spectrum disorder risk in children.

Protective Role of Pre-F Antibodies Against RSV Acute Respiratory Infection

Protective Role of Pre-F Antibodies Against RSV Acute Respiratory Infection

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Serum antibodies against the pre-fusion respiratory syncytial virus fusion protein (pre-F) may be a correlate of protection against RSV acute respiratory infection.

Regular Feedback May Optimize Blood Culture Sample Volumes in the PICU

Regular Feedback May Optimize Blood Culture Sample Volumes in the PICU

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Interventions that included the distribution of simple weight-stratified guidelines for recommended blood volume and feedback to physicians were effective in optimizing blood volume culture in a PICU.

Ten Questions Screen Helps ID Disability in HIV+ Children

Ten Questions Screen Helps ID Disability in HIV+ Children

The Ten Questions (TQ) screen is an effective way to screen HIV-positive children for neurodevelopmental problems in resource-poor areas.

No Clear Exposure-Response Relationship Found for Micafungin in Neonatal Candidiasis

No Clear Exposure-Response Relationship Found for Micafungin in Neonatal Candidiasis

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No clear relationship was found between the average daily area under concentration-time curve and mycologic response for micafungin in neonates.

Children Typically Have 14 Simple Infections by Age 3 Years

Children Typically Have 14 Simple Infections by Age 3 Years

Children experience a median of 14 infections during their first three years of life, though there is large variation in incidence.

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