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Rapid triage test distinguishes between active TB and TB-like diseases in adults

Rapid triage test distinguishes between active TB and TB-like diseases in adults
November 14, 2019

Six updates for World Pneumonia Day

November 12, 2019
Today marks World Pneumonia Day, a day during which the Forum of International Respiratory Societies, including the American Thoracic Society, raises awareness about the…
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Study identifies markers for pneumonia complications

November 11, 2019
Researchers have found three microRNAs that may predict respiratory failure and sepsis among patients with community-acquired pneumonia. Francisco
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Prophylactic antibiotics decrease ventilator-associated pneumonia risk after cardiac arrest

November 7, 2019
A 2-day course of prophylactic antibiotic therapy lowered the incidence of early ventilator-associated pneumonia among patients treated with target temperature…
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New Trends in Early Recognition of CDI and CMV in HSCT:
A Care Team Forum

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Merck & Co., Inc.

Hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HSCT) has revolutionized the treatment of many blood disorders and has seen…
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In the Journals

Xpert Ultra assay identifies pediatric TB with high sensitivity

October 30, 2019
An updated version of the Xpert Mycobacterium tuberculosis and rifampin assay, known as Ultra, demonstrated high…
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VIDEO: Index patient in Minnesota MDR-TB outbreak was infectious for 5 years

April 21, 2018
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