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Midturbinate swabs comparable to nasopharyngeal swabs for detecting RSV in infants

Midturbinate swabs comparable to nasopharyngeal swabs for detecting RSV in infants
December 10, 2018

Read the Perspective from H. Cody Meissner, MD

Meeting News

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 immune responses to…
In the Journals

Flu, pertussis vaccines safe during pregnancy, regardless of trimester

December 3, 2018
A recent prospective cohort study found that regardless of the trimester of vaccination, women who received the influenza and pertussis vaccines did not have adverse
Meeting News

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 developments in the field…
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Case Challenge

A 12-Month-Old Boy with a Soft Mass Over His Left 10th Rib

Pediatric Annals, November 2015, Volume 44 Issue 11
Each month, this department features a discussion of an unusual diagnosis. A description and images are presented…
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Test Your Knowledge on the Persisting Challenge of RSV Infection: The Wheel of Knowledge Competition!

This activity is supported by an educational grant from AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals LP.

Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) is the leading cause of lower respiratory tract infections in children worldwide. It…
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Meeting News Coverage

Diagnosis and treatment of pneumonia in children: National guideline recommendations

November 26, 2012
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