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Protection against diverse meningococcal group B (MenB)

Two phase III trials reported in NEJM for Trumenba showing a protective immune response against diverse meningococcal group B (MenB) strains.

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Antibiotic crisis gives new life to history’s diseases

Abuse of antibiotics is causing serious problems in the world today, with the re-emergence of diseases such as tuberculosis which we thought were a thing of the past.

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FDA grants accelerated approval for benznidazole as a treatment for Chagas disease.-Chemo Research S.L.

Benznidazole was approved by the FDA to treat Chagas disease, using the Accelerated Approval pathway. The Accelerated Approval pathway allows...

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Hyperammonaemia

Hyperammonaemia

Hyperammonaemia can result in serious neurological damage or death. Could you recognise the signs and symptoms?

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Cushing's Syndrome

Cushing's Syndrome

Cushing’s syndrome shares symptoms such as hypertension, glucose intolerance and obesity with other common conditions – how can you confidently diagnose this rare disorder?

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Guidelines

ESCMID guideline for the diagnosis and management of Candida diseases 2012: prevention and management of invasive infections in neonates and children caused by Candida spp.

Invasive candidiasis (IC) is a relatively common syndrome in neonates and children and is associated with significant morbidity and mortality....

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Meningitis (bacterial) and menigococcal septicaemia in under 16s: recognition, diagnosis and management

This guideline offers best practice advice on the care of children and young people younger than 16 years with bacterial...

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Management of invasive meningococcal disease in children and young people

This guideline makes recommendations on best practice in the recognition and management of meningococcal disease in children and young people...

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Journal articles

Characteristics of a new meningococcal serogroup B vaccine, bivalent rLP2086 (MenB-FHbp; Trumenba®).

Neisseria meningitidis is a common cause of bacterial meningitis, often leading to permanent sequelae or death. N. meningitidis is classified into serogroups based on the composition of the bacterial capsular polysaccharide...

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The Dual Role of Lipids of the Lipoproteins in Trumenba, a Self-Adjuvanting Vaccine Against Meningococcal Meningitis B Disease.

Trumenba (bivalent rLP2086) is a vaccine licensed for the prevention of meningococcal meningitis disease caused by Neisseria meningitidis serogroup B (NmB) in individuals 10-25 years of age in the USA.

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Adverse Events Following Vaccination With Bivalent rLP2086 (Trumenba®): An Observational, Longitudinal Study During a College Outbreak and a Systematic Review.

Background: In February 2015, two unlinked culture-confirmed cases of Neisseria meningitidis serogroup B (MenB) disease occurred at a local college in Rhode Island ("college X") within 3 days.

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