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

1Dengue awareness in Latin American populations: A questionnaire studyInfectious Diseases and Therapy, May 29, 2015  Full Text  Clinical Article
2The efficacy and safety of daclatasvir in the treatment of chronic hepatitis C virus infectionAlimentary Pharmacology and Therapeutics, May 29, 2015  Review Article
3Acute conjunctivitisInnovAiT, May 29, 2015  Clinical Article
4Histoplasmosis and skin lesions in HIV: a safe and accurate diagnosisMycoses, May 29, 2015  Clinical Article
5Clinical versus laboratory screening for sexually transmitted infections prior to insertion of intrauterine contraception among women living with HIV/AIDS: A randomized controlled trialHuman Reproduction, May 29, 2015  Clinical Article
6Arterial hypertension and skin allergy are risk factors for progression from dengue to dengue hemorrhagic fever: A case control studyPLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases, May 29, 2015  Full Text  Clinical Article
7Diagnosis of prosthetic joint infections using UMD-Universal Kit and the automated multiplex-PCR Unyvero i60 ITI cartridge system: A pilot studyInfection, May 29, 2015  Clinical Article
8Chronic Lyme diseaseInfectious Disease Clinics of North America, May 29, 2015  Clinical Article
9Treatment of chronically infected open mastoid cavities with medical honey: A randomized controlled trialOtology & Neurotology, May 29, 2015  Clinical Article
10Balancing enthusiasm for innovative technologies with optimizing value: An approach to adopt new laboratory tests for infectious diseases using bloodstream infections as exemplarOpen Forum Infectious Diseases, May 29, 2015  Full Text  Clinical Article

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

1Starting antiretroviral treatment early improves outcomes for HIV-infected individualsNational Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease - News, May 29, 2015
2Intervention reduces unnecessary diagnosis and treatment of asymptomatic bacteriuriaBaylor College of Medicine News, May 29, 2015
3New online tool to predict genetic resistance to tuberculosis drugsLondon School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine News, May 29, 2015
4ICS use in COPD may decrease risk of death from pneumoniaEuropean Respiratory Society News, May 29, 2015
5Studies raise questions about appropriate urinary tract infection managementAmerican Urological Association News, May 28, 2015
6Lack of sexual health knowledge among young malesAmerican Urological Association News, May 28, 2015
7Pneumonia: Second-biggest killer of under-fivesEuropean Respiratory Society News, May 28, 2015
8A mosquito sex-determining gene could help fight dengue fever, life science researchers sayVirginia Tech News, May 28, 2015
9Researchers gain insight into competition between good, bad bacteriaMassachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary News, May 28, 2015
10Study identifies Ebola virus's Achilles' heelAlbert Einstein College of Medicine News, May 28, 2015

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SIRT3 expression improves prognosis in gastric cancer

As reported in Clinical Microbiology & Infection, among 158 adults with community-acquired respiratory failure, nasopharyngeal swabs revealed a RSV infection rate of 4% and an influenza virus infection rate of 15%.

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.

Short-term valacyclovir therapy does not reduce HIV acquisition risk in HSV-2 infected women

As reported in the Journal of Infectious Diseases, short-term treatment of HSV-2 infected, HIV non-infected women (n=30) with valacyclovir (1 g qd x 2 months) had no effect on cervical CD4+ T cells, dendritic cells, or pro-inflammatory cytokines, but increased CCR5 (HIV co-receptor) and CD69 (activation marker).

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