2018 Adult ACIP Schedule Highlights New Shingles Vaccine 2018 Adult ACIP Schedule Highlights New Shingles Vaccine

The new recommendations also address the use of an extra dose of measles, mumps, and rubella vaccine during mumps outbreaks.Medscape Medical News
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The TWiV team reveals the repertoire of anti-viral antibodies in newborn humans, and a complement protein that binds the adenovirus capsid and prevents release of the viral DNA. Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Rich Condit, Kathy Spindler, and Brianne Barker Subscribe (free): iTunes, Google Podcasts, RSS, email Become a patron of TWiV! Links for this episode Maternal anti-viral antibodies in newborns (Nat Med) Complement protein blocks adenovirus uncoating (Cell Host Micr) Antibodies neutralize virus inside cells (virology blog) Image credit Letters read on TWiV 544 Timestamps by Jolene. T...
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GIDEON what’s new summary: April 19 to April 21, 2019 Infectious Diseases – Outbreaks (7 updates) 7 DiseasesMap Infectious Diseases – Diseases (87 updates) 34 Diseases53 Country notesMap Infectious Diseases – Drugs (1 updates) 1 Drug Microbiology – Bacteria (1 updates) 1 Bacteria Microbiology – Mycobacteria (1 updates) 1 Mycobacteria The post Update: April 21, 2019 appeared first on GIDEON - Global Infectious Diseases and Epidemiology Online Network.
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Publication date: Available online 20 April 2019Source: BiologicalsAuthor(s): Mozhdeh Namvarpour, Majid Tebianian, Reza Mansouri, Seyyed Mahmoud Ebrahimi, Shiva KashkooliAbstractAccording to some difficulties against tuberculosis (TB) vaccination, development of new TB vaccines has been noted in recent years. Selection of proper route for vaccination is one of the most important factors for induction of good immune responses. Hence, in this study, the effects of different administration routes, including intranasal (I.N), subcutaneous (S.C) and intramuscular (I.M) on immune responses against Mycobacterium tuberculosis ESAT...
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Authors: Kashikar SV, Lakhkar B, Pandey A, Gupta A Abstract An adolescent presented with headache and projectile vomiting and showed ataxia, dysarthia and nystagmus with normal cognition. A diagnosis of acute cerebellitis was made on the basis of computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging findings. He developed seizures and had a rapid downhill course with death at 48 hours after admission. Clinically, patients of acute cerebellitis present with fever, nausea, headache and altered sensorium with cerebellar symptoms. Inflammation of the cerebellum compresses the brain stem and induces mental alterations. It ...
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Publication date: Available online 19 April 2019Source: Veterinary Immunology and ImmunopathologyAuthor(s): S. Cecchini, D. Rufrano, A.R. CaputoAbstractNatural antibodies (NAb) are antibodies that can bind to a particular antigen without any apparent antigenic stimulation. In this paper, a careful analysis has been carried out on NAb levels in goat kid serum; possible correlations with the total immunoglobulin (tot-Ig) levels and specific antibody (SpAb) response were considered. Twenty randomly chosen kids were submitted to a first blood sampling (day 0). After 60 and 100 days, new blood samplings were carried out in the ...
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Publication date: Available online 19 April 2019Source: Veterinary Immunology and ImmunopathologyAuthor(s): S. Jimbo, P.J. Griebel, K. Lai, L.A. Babiuk, G. MutwiriAbstractRegulatory B cells that produce IL-10 are now recognized as an important component of the immune system. We previously confirmed that IL-10 secreting CD21+ regulatory B cells (Breg cells) were present in ovine jejunal Peyer’s patches (JPP) and this IL-10 production suppressed IL-12 and IFN-γ secretion. It is not known, however, whether ovine Breg cells are restricted to JPP or are present in other lymphoid tissues. Therefore, CD21+ B cells wer...
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Publication date: Available online 20 April 2019Source: Carbohydrate PolymersAuthor(s): Wei Zou, Jianjun Li, Evguenii Vinogradov, Andrew CoxAbstractPneumococcal cell wall polysaccharide (C-PS), a contaminant in pneumococcal capsular polysaccharide (Pn-PS) vaccines is degraded by mild deamination of the 4-amino-2-acetamido-2,4,6-tri-deoxy-galactose (AAT) in C-PS, which was carried out by addition of 5% aqueous sodium nitrite to a solution of polysaccharide in 5% aqueous acetic acid. Glycosidic linkage and functional groups such as O-acetates, phosphodiesters, and pyruvates were preserved under the conditions. The small frag...
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Follow me on Twitter @RobShmerling This is the time of year when it’s important to think about flu vaccinations. And there’s good reason for that! The flu causes thousands of preventable hospitalizations and deaths each year. But what about other vaccinations? Do you think of them as something for kids? You aren’t alone. And it’s true, a number of vaccinations are recommended for young children as well as preteens and teenagers. These vaccinations have provided an enormous benefit to public health by preventing diseases that were common and sometimes deadly in the past, including polio, rubella, and...
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The chicken pox vaccine, formally known as the varicella vaccination, was added to the recommended childhood vaccination schedule in 1995. Prior to this vaccine’s creation, it was a common practice for families to expose children to others who had the chicken pox. The disease was considered a normal part of childhood and it was widely known that chicken pox in childhood posed little to no risk of serious harm. Risks associated with chicken pox are more common in adults and those with compromised immune systems. My Experience With The Chicken Pox Illness And Vaccination I clearly remember exposing my middle child to m...
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