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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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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…
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Keep zoonotic illness on radar in infectious illness workup

Infectious Diseases in Children, December 2011
IDC NY 2011 NEW YORK — Exposure to animals is an important part of evaluating for an infectious illness, particularly for young children…
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New technologies improve the diagnosis of tuberculosis infection

Infectious Diseases in Children, December 2011
IDC New York 2011 NEW YORK — Recent advances in detecting tuberculosis (TB) infection have significantly improved the specificity of testing and…
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Topical fluoroquinolones remain best treatment of acute bacterial conjunctivitis

Infectious Diseases in Children, December 2011
IDC NY 2011 NEW YORK — Acute conjunctivitis in young children warrants topical therapy, and the newer topical fluoroquinolones are more potent…
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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…