NIH study will assess biomarker as indicator of viral lower respiratory tract infection
(NIH/National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases) A new clinical trial sponsored by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), part of the National Institutes of Health, aims to determine whether low blood levels of the protein procalcitonin can reliably indicate whether a person's lower respiratory tract infection will improve with antibiotic treatment.
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And, add - on dupilumab reduces glucocorticoid dose in patients with glucocorticoid - treated asthma
Reduced risk of recurrent wheezing at 12 months'adjusted age for black infants born preterm
(MedPage Today) -- Retrospective results shouldn't change practice, but deserve more study
Condition: Dengue Fever Intervention: Sponsor: National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) Recruiting
Report from Division Director and Division StaffAir date: 6/4/2018 1:00:00 PM
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