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FDA approves Alethia CMV Assay Test System for diagnosing cytomegalovirus.- Meridian Bioscience.

The FDA has permitted marketing of the Alethia CMV Assay Test System, from Meridian Bioscience, to aid in detecting a...

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FDA gives 510(k) approval for the Accula RSV test for diagnosing respiratory syncytial virus.- Mesa Biotech.

Mesa Biotech announced that it received 510(k) clearance and Clinical Laboratory Improvements Amendments (CLIA) waiver from the FDA for its...

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FDA accepts rolling submission of V 920 in Ebola Zaire disease.- Merck Inc.

Merck Inc. announced that it has started the submission of a rolling Biologics License Application (BLA) to the FDA for...

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Guidelines

EASL Clinical Practice Guidelines on hepatitis E virus infection

Infection with hepatitis E virus (HEV) is a significant cause of morbidity and mortality, representing an important global health problem. Our understanding of HEV has changed completely over the past decade.

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EASL Clinical Practice Guidelines for the management of patients with decompensated cirrhosis

The following Clinical Practice Guidelines (CPGs) represent the first CPGs on the management of decompensated cirrhosis.

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EASL Recommendations on Treatment of Hepatitis C 2018

These European Association for the Study of the Liver Recommendations on Treatment of Hepatitis C describe the optimal management of patients with acute and chronic HCV infections in 2018 and onwards.

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Journal articles

Infliximab is associated with an increased risk of serious infection in patients with psoriasis in the United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland: results from the British Association of Dermatologists Biologic Interventions Register (BADBIR).

Objectives: To compare the risk of serious infections associated with infliximab in patients with chronic plaque psoriasis against a cohort on non-biologic systemic therapies.

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Glecaprevir/pibrentasvir expands reach while reducing cost and duration of hepatitis C virus therapy.

Hepatitis C virus (HCV) treatments have dramatically progressed from poorly tolerated, moderately successful interferon-based therapies to highly effective all-oral interferon-free regimens.

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Glecaprevir + pibrentasvir for treatment of hepatitis C.

This review covers the mechanism of action, pharmacokinetics, clinical applications, efficacy, and safety profile of glecaprevir/pibrentasvir.

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Clinical trials

A Study to Evaluate the Efficacy and Safety of (D/C/F/TAF) Once Daily Fixed Dose Combination (FDC) Regimen in Newly Diagnosed, Antiretroviral Treatment-naive Human Immunodeficiency Virus Type 1 (HIV-1) Infected Participants Receiving Care in a Test and Treat Model of Care

The purpose of this study is to assess the efficacy of Darunavir/ Cobicistat/ Emtricitabine/ Tenofovir Alafenamide (D/C/F/TAF) fixed-dose combination (FDC) in a Test and Treat model of care in newly diagnosed human immunodeficiency virus...

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Study of S-033188 (Baloxavir Marboxil) Compared With Placebo or Oseltamivir in Patients With Influenza at High Risk of Influenza Complications (CAPSTONE 2)

The primary objective of this study is to evaluate the efficacy of a single, oral dose of Baloxavir Marboxil compared with placebo by measuring the time to improvement of influenza symptoms in patients with influenza...

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A Study of S-033188 (Baloxavir Marboxil) Compared With Placebo or Oseltamivir in Otherwise Healthy Patients With Influenza (CAPSTONE 1)

The primary objective of this study is to evaluate the efficacy of a single, oral dose of Baloxavir Marboxil compared with placebo by measuring the time to alleviation of symptoms in patients with uncomplicated influenza virus infection.

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Blog Posts

Alex Keen

ECCMID 2018 ‒ Antibiotic resistance: an immediate and growing threat

Posted 7 months ago

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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