IDC New York

Healio brings you the highlights from Infectious Diseases in Children Symposium. Refer back to this page often for the latest news from IDC New York, perspectives and interviews with leading researchers and clinicians, and to review archives of past meetings.

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PFAPA: Reassuring Families When Periodic Fevers Affect Children

November 20, 2012
In this exclusive video, Kathryn M. Edwards, MD, reviews how to discuss periodic fevers with parents of children affected by Periodic fever…
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Steroids benefited high-risk Kawasaki disease patients in Japan

Infectious Diseases in Children, December 2012
NEW YORK — Patients with Kawasaki disease at high risk for coronary artery abnormalities in Japan appear to have better outcomes when steroids…
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Neonatal herpes diagnostic evaluation updated in 2012 Red Book

Infectious Diseases in Children, December 2012
NEW YORK — Neonatal herpes simplex virus infection is rare, but it must be considered regularly in diagnostic evaluations, according to data…
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Neonatal herpes diagnostic evaluation updated in 2012 Red Book

Infectious Disease News, December 2012
NEW YORK — Neonatal herpes simplex virus infection is rare, but it must be considered regularly in diagnostic evaluations, according to data…
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Preventing mosquito and tick bites

November 19, 2012
Gordon E. Schutze, MD, reviews prevention of tick and mosquito bites and summarizes the current protocols and guidelines regarding the treatment of…
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Sinusitis: A Diagnostic and Management Update

November 19, 2012
In this exclusive video, Stan L. Block, MD, FAAP, discusses strategies for the diagnosis and long term management of sinusitis at the 25th Annual…
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Vaccine review focused on new indications for 2012 immunization schedule

Infectious Diseases in Children, December 2011
IDC NY 2011 NEW YORK — New indications for vaccines included in the routine immunization schedule were discussed at the 24th Annual…
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Mold inhalation not as toxic as patients may think

Infectious Diseases in Children, December 2011
IDC NY 2011 NEW YORK — Despite what many parents think, inhaling mold spores generally does not cause severe disease. Severe disease occurs only…
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Treatments vary for bronchiolitis related to RSV, new treatment in trials

Infectious Diseases in Children, December 2011
IDC NY 2011 NEW YORK — There are several current and emerging treatments for respiratory syncytial virus in pediatric patients, but oxygen and…
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Foodborne outbreaks highlight need for intensive surveillance efforts

Infectious Diseases in Children, December 2011
IDC NY 2011 NEW YORK — Several high-profile foodborne illness outbreaks in recent years — including the Escherichia coli outbreak in…