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FDA provides plasma samples to promote serologic testing for Zika

FDA provides plasma samples to promote serologic testing for Zika
August 18, 2017

To assist the regulatory assessment of serological tests for Zika virus, the FDA has provided manufacturers with a panel of human plasma samples, according to a release issued by the organization.

“At the onset of the Zika virus outbreak, when little was known about the disease or how to diagnose it, the FDA worked quickly with manufacturers to encourage the development of diagnostic tests and ensure they were available using its Emergency Use Authorization authorities,” FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, MD, said in the release.

Factors identified for Medicaid patients' use of health centers

August 18, 2017
Black or Hispanic race or having a significant financial need were factors identified with Medicaid patients seeking primary care at health centers, according to study…
In the Journals

Mothers may delay vaccinating children if they receive discouraging information

August 18, 2017
Expectant mothers who receive discouraging information regarding immunization were more likely to delay infant immunization than mothers who received no immunization…

Children’s Eye Health and Safety Month: What PCPs need to know

August 18, 2017
According to the organization Friends for Sight, thousands of children experience an eye injury annually, but 90% of these mishaps can be prevented by wearing suitable…
Meeting News

Antibiotic use in preterm infants harms gut microbiome, contributes to resistance

August 18, 2017
Approximately 99% of infants who are born with very low birth weight receive antibiotics within the first 2 days of life, contributing to antibiotic resistance and the
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Anatomical Characterization of the Nasolacrimal Canal Based on Computed Tomography in Children With Complex Congenital Nasolacrimal Duct Obstruction

Journal of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus, July/August 2017, Volume 54 Issue 4
To characterize anatomical variations of the nasolacrimal canal in patients with complex congenital nasolacrimal duct…
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CME

Sudden Cardiac Death in Children and Adolescents: December 2015

Keck School of Medicine of USC and Pediatric Annals

In any busy primary care pediatric practice issues such as chest pain, syncope, palpitations, and arrhythmias…
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American Association of Nurse Practitioners National Conference

American Association of Nurse Practitioners National Conference

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VIDEO: Anthony S. Fauci, MD, discusses significant advances in HIV/AIDS epidemic

April 10, 2017
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