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2 strains of bacteria cause nearly all TB cases in China

November 14, 2018

CDC: Still working to determine cause behind AFM cases in US

November 13, 2018
The CDC announced that the number of acute flaccid myelitis cases has continued to rise in the United States, and most of the patients are young children. The agency has…
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Three-drug regimen more effective for treatment of lymphatic filariasis

November 13, 2018
A three-drug regimen including ivermectin, diethylcarbamazine and albendazole is more effective for the treatment of lymphatic filariasis than the standard two-drug…
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EXPEDITION-8: Mavyret nearly perfect in 8-week regimen

November 13, 2018
SAN FRANCISCO — Mavyret yielded nearly perfect SVR rates after 8 weeks of therapy in compensated cirrhosis with HCV, according to data presented at The Liver…

New OPAT guidelines emphasize role of ID specialist

November 13, 2018
Updated clinical practice guidelines from the Infectious Diseases Society of America, or IDSA, emphasize the role of infectious disease specialists in ensuring that…
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HIV Curbside Consults – Volume II: Switching Antiretroviral Therapy after Virologic Failure

This activity is supported by an educational grant from ViiV Healthcare.

Designing a new antiretroviral regimen for a patient who has experienced virologic failure can be a complex situation…
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Piperacillin-tazobactam ‘particularly damaging’ to gut microbiota

November 12, 2018
Piperacillin-tazobactam is “particularly damaging” to human gut microbiota and its use is associated with a…
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VIDEO: Fungal Disease Awareness Week

October 5, 2018
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