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Flu vaccine expanded for use in young children.

FDA expands approval of Fluarix Quadrivalent to anyone 6 months and older for influenza.

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Extension granted by FDA in application for HIV/AIDS treatment.

FDA extends PDUFA date for ibalizumab a proposed treatment for HIV/AIDS.

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Investigational drug for treatment of HIV-1 infection in adults filed with FDA.

MK 1439 filed with FDA for HIV infection in adults.

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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

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...

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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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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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