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Publication date: Available online 15 October 2019Source: International Journal of Pediatrics and Adolescent MedicineAuthor(s): Saeed Altoom, Omar AlzomorAbstractUnreported cases of diphtheria are still present in developing countries. A 9-year-old incompletely vaccinated girl was admitted with pharyngotonsillitis caused by diphtheria. On day 9 of her illness, renal and cardiac failure occurred. Unfortunately, she died within hours of admission to intensive care with cardiogenic shock despite the vigorous supportive care delivered to her and the administration of antibiotics and diphtheria antitoxin. The suboptimal dose of...
Source: International Journal of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine - Category: Pediatrics Source Type: research
Publication date: December 2019Source: Microbial Pathogenesis, Volume 137Author(s): Amirreza Javadi Mamaghani, Anwar Fathollahi, Adel Spotin, Mohammad mehdi Ranjbar, Meisam Barati, Somayeh Aghamolaie, Maryam Karimi, Niloofar Taghipour, Mohammad Ashrafi, Seyyed Javad Seyyed TabaeiAbstractToxoplasmosis caused by an obligatory intracellular protozoan parasite of Toxoplasma gondii threats a wide spectrum of human and animal hosts. It has been shown that the intensity of the disease in humans depends on the host's immune responses. Immunological investigations on whole protein molecules of T. gondii have shown that these antige...
Source: Microbial Pathogenesis - Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research
Publication date: December 2019Source: Microbial Pathogenesis, Volume 137Author(s): Junlei Yin, Zhao Cheng, Yuchen Wu, Qunli He, Jingjing Zhang, Zhanfeng Yang, Shuming Ding, Jizong Li, Dongguang GuoAbstractParatyphoid fever caused by Salmonella Paratyphi A is a serious public health problem in many countries. In order to and develop a live attenuated candidate vaccine of Salmonella Paratyphi A, a Salmonella pathogenicity island 2 (SPI2, approximate 40 kb) deletion mutant of Salmonella Paratyphi A was constructed by lambda Red recombination, then the biological characteristics and protective ability of the Salmonella Para...
Source: Microbial Pathogenesis - Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research
ConclusionAccording to our results, Nested PCR method had higher sensitivity than LM and is suggested as a good approach for malaria detection. Consideration the wide diversity of tested isolates and the importance of vaccine development, which is affected by this diversity, further studies are needed in this regard.
Source: Microbial Pathogenesis - Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research
Condition:   Respiratory Syncytial Virus Infections Interventions:   Biological: RSVPreF3 formulation 2;   Biological: RSVPreF3 formulation 3;   Drug: Placebo Sponsor:   GlaxoSmithKline Not yet recruiting
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[WHO] Uganda is set to immunize more than 18 million children against measles and rubella, which amounts to 43% of the country's population. Among them, 8.2 million children younger than 9 months, or 20.5% of the population, will also receive the oral polio vaccine.
Source: AllAfrica News: Polio - Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news
GIDEON what’s new summary: October 14 to October 15, 2019 Infectious Diseases – Outbreaks (31 updates) 31 DiseasesMap Infectious Diseases – Diseases (72 updates) 33 Diseases39 Country notesMap Infectious Diseases – Drugs (2 updates) 1 Drug1 Interacting drugs – New Infectious Diseases – Vaccines (1 updates) 1 Vaccine The post Update: October 15, 2019 appeared first on GIDEON - Global Infectious Diseases and Epidemiology Online Network.
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(Natural News) For the first time in almost two decades, the Philippines is experiencing a major polio outbreak, and authorities admit that polio vaccines are to blame. But Big Tech continues to de-platform or otherwise silence users who try to share this pertinent information online, which is endangering public health all around the globe. Natural...
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Publication date: Available online 13 October 2019Source: Seminars in Cancer BiologyAuthor(s): Sarwar Beg, S M Kawish, Sunil K Panda, Afaf S Alwabli, Arshi Malik, Sarah Afaq, Awad Saeed Al-Samghan, Jawed Iqbal, Kainat Alam, Mahfoozur RahmanAbstractThe applications of gene therapy-based treatment of cancers were started almost two decades back as a boon over the chemotherapeutic treatment strategies. Gene therapy helps in correcting the genetic sequences for treatment of cancers, thus also acts like a vaccine to induce the cellular and humoral immunity. However, the cancer vaccines typically suffer from a series of biopharm...
Source: Seminars in Cancer Biology - Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: research
JUSTINE HANCOCK: None of my three sons had the MMR jab as part of their routine childhood immunisations. But if I had to decide again, all three would have been given the triple vaccine.
Source: the Mail online | Health - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
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