Respiratory Infections

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Flu vaccine reduces risk for hospitalization in kids, death in adults

October 4, 2019
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Biomarkers could predict AFM with more than 80% accuracy

October 4, 2019
WASHINGTON — Researchers identified a biological signature of acute flaccid myelitis, or AFM, found in cerebrospinal fluid. The findings, presented at IDWeek…
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Lower airway infection prevalence changing in children with cystic fibrosis

September 27, 2019
The prevalence of lower airway infections with Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Staphylococcus aureus and Haemophilus influenzae among young children with cystic fibrosis has…
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Prediction score may enable prompt TB treatment in children with HIV

September 23, 2019
A tuberculosis prediction score based on diagnostic models may enable prompt treatment decisions in HIV-infected children with suspected TB and a high risk for…
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CME Article

Invasive Pneumococcal Disease and the Need for the New 13-Valent Pneumococcal Vaccine

Pediatric Annals, August 2010, Volume 39 Issue 8
Up to 1 million children, mostly in developing countries, die annually from infections caused by Streptococcus…
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The Importance of HPV Vaccination Beyond Cervical Cancer Prevention: Harnessing the Latest Evidence to Improve Vaccine Uptake

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

Human papillomavirus (HPV)-related, non-cervical cancers are on the rise in the United States, especially in males…
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Maternal immunization confers needed infant protection against influenza, pertussis

November 20, 2016
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