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H. Pylori Infection and Risk of Eosinophilic Esophagitis

Are patients with H. pylori disease at an increased or decreased risk for developing eosinophilic esophagitis?  
medscape.com
over 4 years ago
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First Year in Daycare May Be Prime Time for Acute Gastroenteritis

Kids starting daycare may be at increased risk of acute gastroenteritis during the first year but then have few infections later on, according to researchers in The Netherlands.  
medscape.com
over 4 years ago
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Periprosthetic Joint Infections Controlled by Daptomycin

This protocol uses daptomycin-impregnated cement combined with systemic daptomycin, to safely and effectively treat periprosthetic joint infections caused by methicillin-resistant Staphylococci.  
medscape.com
over 4 years ago
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Low-Dose Fluconazole in Pregnancy Worries FDA

Clinicians should exercise caution prescribing oral fluconazole to treat yeast infections in pregnant women, given new evidence that even low doses may cause miscarriages, the agency said.  
medscape.com
over 4 years ago
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Isolating Asymptomatic C diff Carriers May Reduce Incidence

The relatively simple intervention appeared to halve the number of infections in one hospital.  
medscape.com
over 4 years ago
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Gi infections

Gastro-intestinal Infections by Dr Kamran Afzal Classified Microbiologist.  
slideshare.net
over 4 years ago
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Acinetobacter baumannii -- The New MRSA?

Infections caused by this bacteria are commonly multi-drug resistant and can be difficult to treat. Find out what there is to know.  
medscape.com
over 4 years ago
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UK research paper of the year

Bronchiolitis is a common infection in infants, often caused by respiratory syncytial virus. A minority of children require admission to hospital, where oxygen levels are monitored and supplemental oxygen provided if oxygen saturation falls below a threshold. The question is: where should that threshold lie?  
feeds.bmj.com
over 4 years ago
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UK research paper of the year

Bronchiolitis is a common infection in infants, often caused by respiratory syncytial virus. A minority of children require admission to hospital, where oxygen levels are monitored and supplemental oxygen provided if oxygen saturation falls below a threshold. The question is: where should that threshold lie?  
feeds.bmj.com
over 4 years ago
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UK research paper of the year

Bronchiolitis is a common infection in infants, often caused by respiratory syncytial virus. A minority of children require admission to hospital, where oxygen levels are monitored and supplemental oxygen provided if oxygen saturation falls below a threshold. The question is: where should that threshold lie?  
feeds.bmj.com
over 4 years ago
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Pneumonia: Causes, Types, & Symptoms

Pneumonia is an infection in the lungs that can be caused by a variety of different pathogens, including viruses, bacteria, fungi, and mycobacteria. Depending on the pathogen, symptoms can range in severity; this video covers the pathophysiology of a lung infection, as well as common types, clinical signs and symptoms, and treatments.  
youtube.com
over 4 years ago
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Neuroimaging Findings in Zika Virus Congenital Infection

This case series presents CT and MRI findings from the first infants with congenital infection and microcephaly presumably associated with the Zika virus in the current Brazilian epidemic.  
medscape.com
over 4 years ago
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HIV Self-Tests Promote Safer Sexual Decision Making

Providing HIV self-tests to African women at high risk of infection helped boost rates of HIV testing among their sexual partners and facilitated safer sexual decisions, according to recent research.  
medscape.com
over 4 years ago
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US hepatitis C virus testing recommendations may miss 25% of cases, study finds

US guidelines for testing for hepatitis C virus infection may miss as many as one in four infections in an urban emergency department population, a US study has found.1  
feeds.bmj.com
over 4 years ago
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Burns Microbiology by Janin - Intensive Care Network

Infection is a major cause of morbidity & mortality in burns. Pierre goes through the common bugs responsible and how to manage them.  
intensivecarenetwork.com
over 4 years ago
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Sofosbuvir Safe, Effective in Hepatitis C-Infected Liver Transplant Patients

Antiviral regimens containing sofosbuvir are well tolerated and effectively treat recurrent hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection in patients with liver transplants, according to researchers in Canada.  
medscape.com
over 4 years ago
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Tuberculosis Symptoms, Causes, & Pathophysiology

This video covers the pathophysiology of TB infection, as well as important complications, signs and symptoms, tests and procedures, and treatment.  
youtube.com
over 4 years ago
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HCV Testing: CDC Recommendations Miss 25% of Infections

The CDC recommends one-time HCV testing in those born from 1945 to 1965 and those with HIV, injection drug use, or other risk factors, but the approach misses many who are infected, researchers found.  
medscape.com
over 4 years ago
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Spring Fever Brings Springtime Maladies

Paul Auwaerter reminds clinicians to keep infections in mind as the weather turns warm.  
medscape.com
over 4 years ago