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New EMA ruling on use of antibiotic vancomycin.

The European Medicines Agency (EMA) has recommended changes to prescribing information for the antibiotic vancomycin to ensure appropriate use in...

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FDA grants 510(k) approval for Solana C. difficile Assay. - Quidel Corporation

Quidel Corporation , a provider of rapid diagnostic testing solutions, cellular-based virology assays and molecular diagnostic systems, announced that it...

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FDA approves Percepta Quad CRT-P MRI SureScan, Serena Quad CRT-P MRI SureScan and Solara Quad CRT-P MRI SureScan for patients with heart failure- Medtronic

Medtronic has received FDA approval for a portfolio of quadripolar cardiac resynchronization therapy-pacemakers (CRT-Ps) that improve therapy delivery for patients...

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Learning Zones

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Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia (CLL)

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Fluid Management

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Guidelines

Guidelines on Urological Infections

Due to the increasing threat of resistant pathogens worldwide, it has become imperative to limit the use of antibiotics, and...

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2015 UK national guideline for the management of infection with Chlamydia trachomatis

This guideline offers recommendations on the diagnostic tests, treatment regimens and health promotion principles needed for the effective management of...

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Tuberculosis

This guideline covers preventing, identifying and managing latent and active tuberculosis (TB) in children, young people and adults. It aims...

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Journal articles

Bezlotoxumab: Could This B the Answer for Clostridium difficile Recurrence?

Objective: To review the pharmacology, pharmacokinetics, efficacy, safety, and place in therapy of bezlotoxumab (BEZ), a novel monoclonal antibody against Clostridium difficile toxin B.

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Probable non-vector-borne transmission of Zika virus, Colorado, USA.

Clinical and serologic evidence indicate that 2 American scientists contracted Zika virus infections while working in Senegal in 2008.

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Potential sexual transmission of Zika virus.

In December 2013, during a Zika virus (ZIKV) outbreak in French Polynesia, a patient in Tahiti sought treatment for hematospermia...

 

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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

Liam Farrell

Bad smells are good

Posted 7 months ago

Delicacy is not a virtue in this job.

Heather Lander, PhD

Zika Virus: old lessons from a newly emerging pathogen

Posted 1 year ago

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

Alastair Miller

What is Tropical Medicine?

Posted 1 year ago

At first sight this seems a question with an obvious response and not one that requires much debate in this blog. However, the answer may be more complex than it initially appears and may benefit from further exploration.

CME

Measles: diagnosis and management

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Zika virus

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