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2 Red Book changes physicians should know

December 11, 2018
NEW YORK — Numerous changes have been made to the AAP’s 2018 Red Book, but two specific sections have significant implications for…
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Pertussis vaccination, although effective, requires new strategies

December 4, 2018
NEW YORK — The best method to prevent infection with Bordetella pertussis is vaccination, but more information is needed about people’s…
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AAP’s changes to TB recommendations important for pediatricians to know

November 29, 2018
NEW YORK — The AAP’s tuberculosis diagnosis and treatment guidelines in the 2018 Red Book have been updated to reflect recent…
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Animal exposure history key to preventing infection

November 28, 2018
NEW YORK — Asking pediatric patients about animal exposures both in and outside of the home can be an important part of ensuring the prevention…

VIDEO: ‘Increasing interest’ in universal CMV screening in NICUs

November 21, 2018
NEW YORK — CMV infection is the most common congenital infection in newborns, and it causes hearing loss in approximately 20% of all infants…
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VIDEO: Thorough consideration of history essential in food allergy diagnosis

November 20, 2018
NEW YORK — Food allergies can be difficult to determine in pediatric patients — a topic addressed at the annual Infectious Diseases in
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VIDEO: ‘Excited about developments in influenza vaccine’

November 19, 2018
“We’re really excited about the developments in influenza vaccine right now,” Creech said. Creech, who is also the director of the…
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VIDEO: Atopic dermatitis extends beyond allergy, dermatology care

November 19, 2018
At the annual Infectious Diseases in Children Symposium, Lawrence Eichenfield, MD, chief of pediatric and adolescent dermatology at Rady…
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Hurricanes Irma, Maria pose threat of infectious diseases in US

January 18, 2018
NEW YORK —  The aftermath of Hurricanes Irma and Maria have displaced an estimated 100,000 to 200,000 Puerto Rican citizens, with many…
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Diagnosing source of periodic fever in children entails collecting thorough history

December 19, 2017
NEW YORK —  Frequent fevers and associated symptoms may point to an autoinflammatory or autoimmune disorder, such as periodic fever…