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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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EU CHMP recommends approval of four-dose vial of Synflorix pneumococcal vaccine- GlaxoSmithKline

GSK announced that the Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) of the European Medicines Agency (EMA) has issued...

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FDA approves Artus CMV QS-RGQ MDx test for cytomegalovirus diagnostics- Qiagen

Qiagen has received premarket approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its automated Artus CMV QS-RGQ MDx...

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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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Treatment With Prothrombin Complex Concentrate to Enable Emergency Lumbar Puncture in Patients Receiving Vitamin K Antagonists.

Lumbar punctures are frequently necessary in neurologic emergencies, but effective oral anticoagulation with vitamin K antagonists represents a contraindication.

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Group A Streptococcal meningitis in adults

Objectives: We report on the incidence, clinical characteristics, and bacterial genotype of group A streptococcal (GAS) meningitis in the Netherlands....

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Repeated Emergency Department Visits Among Children Admitted With Meningitis or Septicemia: A Population-Based Study

Study objective: Early diagnosis of children with meningitis or septicemia remains a significant challenge in emergency medicine. We seek to...

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Chickenpox (varicella zoster): clinical review

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