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FDA approves Cobas vivoDx MRSA diagnostic test for detection of bacterial infection.- Roche

The FDA has authorized marketing of the Cobas vivoDx MRSA diagnostic test, from Roche, based on bacterial viability and novel...

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GSK 3684934 filed with FDA for HIV-1 infection.- ViiV Healthcare

ViiV Healthcare completed submission of a New Drug Application (NDA) to the FDA seeking approval of GSK 3684934 (fostemsavir) an...

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FDA approves Fetroja for complicated urinary tract infections.- Shionogi

The FDA has approved Fetroja (cefiderocol), from Shionogi, an antibacterial drug for treatment of patients 18 years of age or...

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Guidelines

Fever in under 5s: assessment and initial management

This guideline covers the assessment and early management of fever with no obvious cause in children aged under 5. It aims to improve clinical assessment and help healthcare professionals diagnose serious illness among young children...

Added 6 years ago

ERS guidelines on the diagnosis and treatment of chronic cough in adults and children.

These guidelines incorporate the recent advances in chronic cough pathophysiology, diagnosis and treatment. The concept of cough hypersensitivity has allowed an umbrella term that explains the exquisite sensitivity of patients to external stimuli

Added 2 months ago

Pneumonia in adults: diagnosis and management

This guideline covers diagnosing and managing community- and hospital-acquired pneumonia in adults.

Added 5 years ago

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Journal articles

Viral Infection Increases the Risk of Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis: A Meta-analysis.

Objective: This meta-analysis aims to present a collective view on the relationship between viral infection and IPF.

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Children With Cystic Fibrosis Are Infected With Multiple Subpopulations of Mycobacterium abscessus With Different Antimicrobial Resistance Profiles.

Background: Children with cystic fibrosis (CF) can develop life-threatening infections of Mycobacterium abscessus. These present a significant clinical challenge, particularly when the strains involved are resistant to antibiotics.

Added 11 days ago

Transfusion-Transmitted Hepatitis E Virus Infection in France.

There is growing concern regarding the risk of transfusion- transmitted (TT) hepatitis E. Since the first described case in 2006, several TT hepatitis E have been reported to the French hemovigilance network.

Added 1 month ago

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Clinical trials

Evaluate the Efficacy and Safety of HLX10 in Chronic Hepatitis B Patients

A multiple-center, open-label, Phase II clinical trial to evaluate the safety and the efficacy of HLX10 in chronic hepatitis B patients.

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Evaluating the Safety and Efficacy of Inarigivir in Non-cirrhotic Treatment Naive Subjects Infected With Hepatitis B Virus

An open-label, Phase 2, exploratory study to examine the safety and efficacy of inarigivir in non-cirrhotic, hepatitis B treatment-naive subjects with chronic HBV infection.

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A Study of Different Combination Regimens Including JNJ-73763989 and/or JNJ-56136379 for the Treatment of Chronic Hepatitis B Virus Infection (REEF-1)

The purpose of this study is to establish the dose-response relationship for antiviral activity of 3 dose levels of JNJ-73763989+nucleos(t)ide analog (NA) and to evaluate the efficacy of combination regimens of JNJ-73763989+NA...

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Jonathan Macdonald

ECCMID 2018 ‒ Antibiotic resistance: an immediate and growing threat

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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

Posted 3 years ago

Delicacy is not a virtue in this job.

Heather Lander, PhD

Zika Virus: old lessons from a newly emerging pathogen

Posted 3 years ago

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

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