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Phase III studies initiated for PVC 15 vaccine for prevention of pneumococcal disease.- Merck inc.

Merck announced that the company is beginning two Phase III studies of PCV 15 (V114), its investigational polyvalent conjugate vaccine...

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Motif Bio initiates rolling submission at FDA for iclaprim for the treatment of acute bacterial skin and skin structure infections (ABSSSI).

Motif Bio plc announced the initiation of a rolling submission of a New Drug Application (NDA) to the FDA for...

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FDA plans Advisory Committee Meeting for plazomicin for the treatment of complicated urinary tract infections .- Achaogen, Inc.

Achaogen, Inc. a late-stage biopharmaceutical company developing innovative antibacterials addressing multi-drug resistant (MDR) gram-negative infections, announced that the Antimicrobial Drugs...

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Guidelines

Guidelines on Urological Infections

The European Association of Urology (EAU) Urological Infections Guidelines Panel has compiled these clinical guidelines to provide medical professionals with evidence-based information and recommendations for...

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UK National Guideline for the management of Donovanosis 2018

The objective of this guideline is to provide guidance for the diagnosis and management of Donovanosis, a now rare sexually transmitted infection. This guidance is primarily for professionals working in UK Sexual Health services...

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British HIV Association guidelines for the management of HIV infection in pregnant women 2018

The overall purpose of these guidelines is to provide guidance on best clinical practice in the treatment and management of pregnant women living with HIV (human immunodeficiency virus) in the UK and their infants.

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Journal articles

Subcutaneous immunoglobulins in patients with multiple myeloma and secondary hypogammaglobulinemia: a randomized trial.

Multiple myeloma is commonly associated with a reduction of non-paraprotein immunoglobulins, resulting in a higher risk of infections that represent the leading cause of the patients' death.

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Shift from intravenous or 16% subcutaneous replacement therapy to 20% subcutaneous immunoglobulin in patients with primary antibody deficiencies.

In patients with primary antibody deficiencies, subcutaneous administration of IgG (SCIG) replacement is effective, safe, well-tolerated, and can be self-administered at home. A new SCIG replacement at 20% concentration (Hizentra®)...

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Non-oncotic properties of albumin. A multidisciplinary vision about the implications for critically ill patients.

Effective resuscitation with human albumin solutions is achieved with less fluid than with crystalloid solutions. However, the role of albumin in today's critical care unit is also linked to its multiple pharmacological effects.

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Clinical trials

A Dose Ranging Safety and Immunogenicity Study of GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) Biologicals' GSK1557484A Vaccine in Children 6 to Less Than 36 Months of Age

The purpose of this study is to assess the safety and immunogenicity of different formulations of GSK Biologicals' influenza candidate...

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Clinical and Virological Efficacy of Pegylated Interferon Alpha in the Treatment of Rhinovirus Infection in Patients With Primary Hypogammaglobulinemia: Randomized Controlled Trial (Hypogamma Int1)

The study will investigate the efficacy and safety of subcutaneous interferon alpha -2a to eradicate rhinovirus in patients with primary...

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Safety and Immunogenicity of Norovirus GI.1/GII.4 Bivalent Virus-Like Particle Vaccine in an Elderly Population

The purpose of this study is to further develop a formulation and dose regimen of the norovirus GI.1/GII.4 bivalent virus-like...

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Blog Posts

Alex Keen

ECCMID 2018 ‒ Antibiotic resistance: an immediate and growing threat

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This year’s ECCMID is hosting a large number of sessions discussing antibiotic resistance, an immediate and pressing issue that has been described as ‘one of the biggest threats to global health, food security, and development today'.

Liam Farrell

Bad smells are good

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Delicacy is not a virtue in this job.

Heather Lander, PhD

Zika Virus: old lessons from a newly emerging pathogen

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Virologist-turned-Science Writer, Dr. Heather Lander, discusses the emergence of Zika virus and what we know so far.

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