We have Ranked, Sorted and Summarized the Latest Clinical Articles.

1Stroke in HIV-infected African Americans: a retrospective cohort studyJournal of NeuroVirology, July 29, 2015  Clinical Article
2Short-term weight gain after antiretroviral therapy initiation and subsequent risk of cardiovascular disease and diabetes: the D:A:D studyHIV Medicine, July 29, 2015  Clinical Article
3Management of Bacillus Calmette-Guerin osteomyelitis/osteitis in immunocompetent children - A systematic reviewVaccine , July 29, 2015  Review Article
4Effects of long-term entecavir treatment on the incidence of hepatocellular carcinoma in chronic hepatitis B patientsHepatology International, July 29, 2015  Clinical Article
5Late presentation to HIV testing is overestimated when based on the consensus definitionHIV Medicine, July 29, 2015  Clinical Article
6Non-HIV-related health care utilization, demographic, clinical and laboratory factors associated with time to initial retention in HIV care among HIV-positive individuals linked to HIV careHIV Medicine, July 29, 2015  Clinical Article
7Optimizing patient treatment decisions in an era of rapid technological advances: the case of hepatitis C treatmentHealth Care Management Science, July 29, 2015  Clinical Article
8Diphtheria, tetanus and poliovirus antibody persistence 5 years after vaccination of pre-schoolers with two different diphtheria, tetanus and inactivated poliomyelitis vaccines (Td-IPV or DT-IPV) and immune responses to a booster dose of DTaP-IPVVaccine , July 29, 2015  Clinical Article
9Intravitreal liposomal amphotericin B for treatment of endogenous candida endophthalmitisJapanese Journal of Ophthalmology, July 29, 2015  Clinical Article
10Candida glabrata - unique features and challenges in the clinical management of invasive infectionsMycoses, July 29, 2015  Review Article

Show Me:

We have Ranked, Sorted and Summarized the Latest Clinical Articles.

1MSU scientists set sights on glaucoma medication to treat TBMichigan State University Health News, July 29, 2015
2Fighting mosquito resistance to insecticidesCentre National de la Recherche Scientifique News, July 29, 2015
3Cystic fibrosis microorganisms survive on little to no oxygenAmerican Society for Microbiology News, July 29, 2015
4Iron regulators join fight against pathogensGerman Cancer Research Center News, July 28, 2015
5Study shows targeting bacteria causing ulcers may prevent stomach cancerMcMaster University Faculty of Health Sciences News, July 28, 2015
6Launch of a nationwide hepatitis C elimination program - Georgia, April 2015Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, July 28, 2015
7Viral hepatitis surveillance - India, 2011-2013Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, July 28, 2015
8Knowledge and attitudes regarding antibiotic use among adult consumers, adult Hispanic consumers, and health care providers - United States, 2012-2013Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, July 28, 2015
9Notes from the field: Outbreak of cryptosporidiosis among veterinary medicine students - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, February 2015Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, July 28, 2015
10To prescribe or not to prescribe: When it comes to antibiotics, that is the questionU.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Research News, July 28, 2015

Show Me:

Chronic HCV infections are under-reported

As reported in Clinical Infectious Diseases, of 12M death certificates only one-fifth of the 0.5% of patients with HCV had HCV listed on the death certificate. Moreover, two-thirds of the patients had pre-mortem signs of chronic liver disease.

Intermittent ?-lactam bolus therapy less effective than prolonged infusion

Based on a meta-analysis (n=29 studies [2206 patients]) published in the Journal of Antimicrobial Agents, intermittent β-lactam therapy was less effective than prolonged infusion with respect to mortality rate (RR = 0.66) and clinical success (RR = 1.12).

Pre-treatment with EPA decreases incidence of IFN-?-induced depression

As reported in Biological Psychiatry, pre-treatment of HCV-infected patients (n=162) with EPA for 2 weeks resulted in a decreased incidence of IFN-α-induced depression at 24 weeks compared to placebo (10% vs. 30%), and a delayed onset of depression (12.0 weeks vs. 5.3 weeks).

Are YOU the Smartest Doc in America?

The Smartest Doc from MDLinx keeps you current with a competitive edge, pitting colleagues against one other for the title of The Smartest Doc in America.

Take the Challenge

Clinical Pearls

Clinical Pearl from Smartest DocThe CDC’s revised recommendations for HIV testing have increased testing overall, but not for high-risk groups.

Clinical Pearl from Smartest DocPositive admission MRSA screens may help place some patients carrying multidrug-resistant gram-negative bacteria in contact precautions.

Clinical Pearl from Smartest DocIn patients born in Asia or Africa, hepatitis B remains a target for the prevention of hepatocellular carcinoma and other liver complications.

Clinical Articles in Infectious Disease

MDLinx Infectious disease News

Search today's latest infectious disease (ID) news, updated daily from over 2,000 peer-reviewed journals, at MDLinx. Stay current with up-to-the-minute infection information and related clinical research covering all aspects of transmissible or communicable disease. Our diligent team of MDLinx physician editors rigorously research a wide range of infectious disease medical journals dedicated to bacterial infection, disease treatments, HIV/AIDS, hepatitis and clinical research in infectious diseases. They then summarize and rank the articles by clinical impact to provide the most valuable literature to make sure any ID specialist, and all members of their healthcare team, can stay current with the latest in infectious diseases.