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Phase III trial of Lampit meets primary endpoint in study of Chagas disease

Bayer presented results from the CHICO part (CHagas disease In Children treated with NifurtimOx) of the phase III clinical study...

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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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Cidara Therapeutics initiates ReStore Phase III study of rezafungin to treat candidiasis..

Cidara Therapeutics, Inc. announced that the first trial site has been activated for ReSTORE, a Phase III clinical trial evaluating...

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EPNS 2019 Congress Highlights

EPNS 2019 Congress Highlights

The epgonline.org team is creating daily reports from the 13th European Paediatric Neurology Society (EPNS) Congress, held in Athens, Greece from 17th to 21st September 2019, to bring you coverage of cutting-edge science and advances in clinical care across all fields of paediatric neurology. 

Hereditary ATTR amyloidosis

Hereditary ATTR amyloidosis

Explore the pathophysiology, epidemiology and multi-system symptoms associated with hereditary ATTR amyloidosis, as well as how to achieve an early and accurate diagnosis.

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Guidelines

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

This guideline covers recognising, diagnosing and managing bacterial meningitis and meningococcal septicaemia (blood poisoning) in babies, children and young people under 16.

Added 9 years ago

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....

Added 6 years ago

Neonatal infection (early onset): antibiotics for prevention and treatment

This guideline covers preventing infection within 72 hours of birth in healthy babies, treating pregnant women whose baby is at risk, and caring for babies who have a suspected or confirmed infection.

Added 7 years ago

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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...

Added 1 year ago

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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Jonathan Macdonald

ECCMID 2018 ‒ Antibiotic resistance: an immediate and growing threat

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'.

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