Laboratory confirmation of rubella infection in suspected measles cases
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Authors: Spicciarelli V, Marruganti C, Viviano M, Baldini N, Franciosi G, Tortoriello M, Ferrari M, Grandini S Abstract In order to reduce the spread of COVID-19 (Coronavirus Disease 2019), it is crucial to take extraordinary prevention and safety measures in dental offices, and to defer all elective and non-urgent procedures. Dental emergencies are defined through oral symptoms but, the systemic and psychological conditions of each patient should be considered. The present short communication proposes a multilevel evaluation (oral, systemic and psychological) and risk assessment score for the management of dental ...
Publication date: Available online 5 June 2020Source: Journal of Dental SciencesAuthor(s): Shahram Hamedani, Nima Farshidfar
Conclusion: OMV Bp could be considered as an alternative vaccine against pertussis, containing the bacterium's protein antigens that can confer equal efficacy compared to a whole bacterial cell vaccine with advantages such as less side effects and lower costs than acellular pertussis vaccines. PMID: 32494341 [PubMed]
Publication date: Available online 6 June 2020Source: CellAuthor(s): Hui Wang, Yuntao Zhang, Baoying Huang, Wei Deng, Yaru Quan, Wenling Wang, Wenbo Xu, Yuxiu Zhao, Na Li, Jin Zhang, Hongyang Liang, Linlin Bao, Yanfeng Xu, Ling Ding, Weimin Zhou, Hong Gao, Jiangning Liu, Peihua Niu, Li Zhao, Wei Zhen
The evolving COVID-19 outbreak has generated concern for students across a variety of disciplines. While some might believe the healthcare sector is protected in the setting of a pandemic, rising medical graduates are realizing they, too, are not immune from uncertainty. Third- and fourth-year medical students, in particular, are experiencing unprecedented changes to the traditional […]Find jobs at Careers by KevinMD.com. Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. Learn more.
CONCLUSION: Despite intensive research, the exact origin of the virus and pathophysiology of coronavirus disease is not yet completely known, and clinically approved vaccines and drugs that target severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 are lacking. PMID: 32498762 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Publication date: Available online 5 June 2020Source: Preventive Veterinary MedicineAuthor(s): Nick Taylor, Izedin Goga, Valdet Gjinovci, Jeton Muhaxhiri, Ilir Recica, Beqe Hulaj, Boris Yakobson, Tony Wilsmore
Conclusions Apart West Nile virus (78), thousands of congenital microcephaly cases, fetal brain tissue damage and neurological syndromes have been associated with ZIKV infection. Unfortunately, the epidemics of this mosquito born, and a relative stable virus is on a rise. Although congenital microcephaly is a rare disorder however, due to lack of standardized diagnostic test facilities, the incidence in the geographically widespread ZIKV epidemic regions is higher. Animals studies showed that ZIKV is a neurotropic virus. It directly targets the developing embryonic brain cells by inducing apoptosis, cell-cycle arrest, and...
LITFL • Life in the Fast Lane Medical Blog LITFL • Life in the Fast Lane Medical Blog - Emergency medicine and critical care medical education blog aka Tropical Travel Trouble 010 Peer Reviewer: Dr Jennifer Ho, ID physician QLD, Australia You are an ED doc working in Perth over schoolies week. An 18 yo man comes into ED complaining of fever, rash a “cracking headache” and body aches. He has just hopped off the plane from Bali where he spent the last 2 weeks partying, boozing and running amok. He got bitten by “loads” of mosquitoes because he forgot to take insect repellent. On e...
World Health Organization, Pan American Health Organization. 04/21/2016This 11-page document provides an update on the incidence and trends of the Zika virus outbreak. It reports on trends of reported arbovirus cases (dengue, chikungunya, and Zika virus) and suspected measles and rubella cases; Zika virus in pregnant women; congenital syndrome associated with Zika virus; Guillain-Barre syndrome and neurological disorders; and significant findings. (PDF)