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No advantage in treating men with UTIs for more than 7 days

May 19, 2019

Read the Perspective from Brad Spellberg, MD

In the Journals

C. tarsalis primary vector of West Nile virus in Iowa

May 18, 2019
The Culex tarsalis mosquito is the primary vector of West Nile virus infection in Iowa, and the highest rates of transmission were found in the western region of the…
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Mandatory school vaccination could keep measles at bay, study suggests

May 17, 2019
Current vaccination policies may not be enough to achieve or maintain measles elimination in some countries, including the United States, according to researchers, who…
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Where should TB research focus?

Infectious Diseases in Children, May 2019
At the U.N. General Assembly high-level meeting in September 2018, heads of state committed to ending the tuberculosis epidemic by 2030. An agreement was signed at the
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Is your patient ‘allergic’ to penicillin? Perhaps not

Infectious Diseases in Children, May 2019
Edward A. Bell, PharmD, BCPS
As readers of Infectious Diseases in Children are well aware, it is not uncommon to hear “penicillin” when parents are asked, “Does your child have any…
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Ace the Case: A 70-Year-Old Man Presents With Difficulty Breathing

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This educational activity discusses the diagnosis and treatment of a 70-year-old man who presents with shortness of…
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Children with TB: A global public health crisis

Infectious Diseases in Children, May 2019
WHO estimates that 1 million children become ill with tuberculosis every year, and approximately 230,000 die. Children…
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Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI)

Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI)

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VIDEO: First legionellosis outbreak in New Hampshire in more than 50 years

May 1, 2019
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