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Point-of-Care Testing Improves Management for Urogenital Infection in Women

Point-of-care testing may improve infection management in women with urogenital infection, according to a study published in Lancet Infectious Diseases. With an estimated 357 million new curable infections caused by Chlamydia trachomatis, Neisseria gonorrhoeae, Trichomonas vaginalis, and Treponema pallidum occuring in 2012, sexually transmitted infections and other urogenital infections are a major disease burden worldwide.…

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Efficacy Evaluation for Initial Maintenance Therapy in Chronic Pulmonary Aspergillosis

Oral voriconazole may be more effective than oral itraconazole for initial maintenance therapy in patients with chronic pulmonary aspergillosis, according to a study published in Clinical Infectious Diseases.1 Currently, there are 4 oral anti-Aspergillus agents available (itraconazole, voriconazole, posaconazole, and isavuconazole) and while various studies have evaluated treatments for chronic pulmonary aspergillosis with itraconazole and…

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