Infectious Diseases in Children


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

Table of Contents

1 in 7 babies around the world born with low birthweight

Study finds racial segregation, inequality in NICUs across the US

Antibiotic exposure identified as risk factor for community-acquired CDI in children

Burden of RSV-related hospitalization continues after discharge for caregivers

Deworming programs do not have harmful effects on gut microbiome

Foreign body ingestions nearly double between 1995 and 2015

Vaccine reduces HPV prevalence among teen girls by 86% in 10 years

Infants born through cesarean section more likely to be hospitalized with bronchiolitis

Maternal HBV prophylaxis does not affect BMD

Merck’s 15-valent pneumococcal vaccine noninferior to PCV13

Nearly 25% of kids with autism have pica

Recreational waterborne illnesses threaten summer fun

Routine maternal vaccination safe for breastfeeding mothers, infants

Scabies outbreak in NICU reveals challenges with diagnosis

At Issue

PrEP use and increasing incidence of STIs: Addressing the syndemic

Cover Story

Teen PrEP use a critical ‘piece of the puzzle’ to ending HIV transmission

In the Journals

Smartphone app identifies ear infections in children

Probiotics appear effective in curbing UTI recurrence

Postnatal Zika infection symptoms mirror common childhood illnesses

Number of child deaths cut in half since 1990

Meeting News

Antimicrobial prophylaxis halts GAS outbreak in children’s shelter


Should the US government leverage patents held by the CDC to push down the price of Truvada?

Spot the Rash

11-year-old female presents with worsening facial rash

Colleen H. Cotton, MD; Marissa J. Perman, MD

What's Your Diagnosis?

A relevant case from 1989: A 12-year-old presents with fever and rash

James H. Brien, DO