Guidelines

Urological group’s first-ever recurrent UTI guidelines encourage responsible evaluation, antibiotic, cranberry juice use

July 16, 2019
The American Urological Association has issued guidelines for the management of recurrent UTI for the first time, providing clinicians with…

In the Journals

USPSTF: PrEP should be offered to patients at high risk for HIV

June 11, 2019
The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recently recommended that patients at high risk for HIV be offered pre-exposure prophylaxis, or PrEP, with…

In the JournalsPerspective

MORDOR 2: Azithromycin MDA remains effective at 3 years in Niger

June 5, 2019
A mass drug administration, or MDA, of azithromycin remained effective at reducing child mortality in the 3rd year of its implementation in Niger…

In the Journals

FMT safe, effective for C. difficile infection in pediatric patients

April 30, 2019
While fecal microbiota transplantation has long been established as a treatment for adult patients with Clostridioides difficile infection, data…

Federal judge issues temporary injunction regarding Title X gag rule

April 24, 2019
A federal judge issued a temporary injunction against the Trump administration’s Title X gag rule that indicated what physicians could and…

Cover Story

Nonmedical vaccine exemptions ‘violate’ a ‘fundamental right’ of children

Infectious Diseases in Children, April 2019
Thanks to a highly effective vaccination program in the United States, measles was declared eliminated in 2000. Since then, imported cases of measles…

Potential ‘strong link’ between HIV exposure in utero, obesity as teen

March 27, 2019
NEW ORLEANS — Teenagers and young adults who were exposed to HIV in utero but not infected were more likely to have obesity than those who were…

Doctors concerned, lawsuits threatened, after HHS issues final Title X rule

February 25, 2019
On Friday, HHS issued its final rule regarding the Title X family planning program, with the agency saying its changes “make notable…

In the Journals

USPSTF recommends prophylactic ocular topical medication to prevent gonococcal eye infection in newborns

January 29, 2019
The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force gave an ‘A’ level recommendation to prophylactic ocular topical medication to prevent gonococcal…

In the JournalsPerspective

Repeated inactivated influenza vaccine may increase protection against respiratory illness

January 28, 2019
Repeated inactivated influenza immunization appeared to increase long-term protection against some respiratory illness episodes in children with…

FDA News

FDA authorizes marketing of new diagnostic test for cytomegalovirus

November 30, 2018
The FDA granted marketing authorization to Meridian Bioscience Inc. for the Alethia CMV Assay Test System to aid in detecting cytomegalovirus in…

New OPAT guidelines emphasize role of ID specialist

November 13, 2018
Updated clinical practice guidelines from the Infectious Diseases Society of America, or IDSA, emphasize the role of infectious disease specialists…

ADHD medication use increases globally

Infectious Diseases in Children, October 2018
The prevalence of ADHD medication use has increased over time among adults and children between 2001 and 2015, according to study data involving more…

Rat lungworm infection linked to raw vegetables in US

Infectious Diseases in Children, September 2018
Twelve cases of human infection with Angiostrongylus cantonensis, otherwise known as rat lungworm, have been identified in the continental United…

Perspective

Maternal exposure to insecticides potential cause of autism in children

Infectious Diseases in Children, September 2018
Study findings published in the American Journal of Psychiatry revealed that maternal exposure to insecticides during pregnancy was linked to autism…

Guest Editorial

Infectious Disease Update

Pediatric Annals, September 2018, Volume 47 Issue 9
It is an honor and pleasure to guest edit this issue of Pediatric Annals on infectious diseases. Infectious disease medicine is a stimulating field…

Special Issue Article

Clostridium difficile Infection in Children

Pediatric Annals, September 2018, Volume 47 Issue 9
Clostridium difficile is an important cause of health care associated infections. The epidemiology of C. difficile infection (CDI) in children has…

Special Issue Article

Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria and the Use of Novel Antibiotics in Children

Pediatric Annals, September 2018, Volume 47 Issue 9
Infections due to antibiotic-resistant bacteria in children are on the rise worldwide. Treating these infections is a challenge for pediatric…

Special Issue Article

Evaluation of Prolonged and Recurrent Unexplained Fevers

Pediatric Annals, September 2018, Volume 47 Issue 9
Fever is a common symptom in children. Some children may present to their primary care physician with undifferentiated fever; that is, fever for…

In the Journals

Dual-treated bed nets enhance protection against malaria in children

August 20, 2018
Long-lasting insecticidal bed nets treated with permethrin and pyriproxyfen were more effective against malaria than standard nets treated with…