Infectious Diseases in Children


The following articles appeared in the print edition of INFECTIOUS DISEASES IN CHILDREN.

Table of Contents
Cover Story

Despite antibiotic policies, overuse persists across continuum of care


‘Epic fail’: Pediatrician hesitation hinders HPV vaccination

Jason V. Terk, MD

Everyday Pediatrics

A tale of two professions: Shared goals, obstacles among pediatricians, teachers

William T. Gerson, MD

FDA News

FDA approves Aczone Gel, 7.5% for treating acne

In the Journals

Microcephaly occurs in 1% of women infected with Zika during early pregnancy

Policies effectively curb availability of sugary drinks in Boston schools

Physical activity encouraged less by family, school in girls than boys

MRSA infection prevalence declines among US pediatric population

Expert opinions on measles-specific vaccine exemptions vary widely

Wrestlers incur most skin infections among high school athletes

AAP: Unacceptable child poverty in US requires screening, policy reform

Meeting News Coverage

Significant risk of epinephrine auto-injector overpenetration among infants, toddlers

Unnecessary peanut exposure at children’s hospitals may jeopardize patients

Pediatrician adherence to food allergy guidelines varies widely

Crisaborole 2% ointment safe, effective treatment for atopic dermatitis

LEAP-On: Early peanut introduction continued to reduce allergy risk after 1-year avoidance

Omalizumab reduced cold symptoms among children with allergic asthma


Should patient requests for an antibiotic be considered when prescribing?

Spot the Rash

A 13-year-old boy presents with red, annular rash on torso, thighs

Jenna L. Streicher, MD; Marissa J. Perman, MD

What's Your Diagnosis?

Abdominal discomfort, sore throat, painful skin lesions in a 6-year-old female

James H. Brien, DO