Minimal role of sterile inflammation in otitis media
Research reveals no significant microbial differences between samples taken from children with recurrent acute otitis media or chronic otitis media with effusion. (Source: MedWire News - Infectious Diseases)
Source: MedWire News - Infectious Diseases - April 8, 2013 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Minimal role of sterile inflammation in otitis media
Research reveals no significant microbial differences between samples taken from children with recurrent acute otitis media or chronic otitis media with effusion. (Source: MedWire News - Pediatrics)
Source: MedWire News - Pediatrics - April 8, 2013 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: news

Pediatricians: Watchful Waiting Best for Ear Infections (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Stricter diagnostic criteria and broader use of observation to further rein in antibiotic prescribing for acute otitis media emerged in a revision of American Academy of Pediatrics guidelines. (Source: MedPage Today Pediatrics)
Source: MedPage Today Pediatrics - February 25, 2013 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: news

Pediatric Ear Infection: Updated AAP Treatment GuidelinesPediatric Ear Infection: Updated AAP Treatment Guidelines
Updated AAP guidelines address the diagnosis and management of uncomplicated acute otitis media in children aged 6 months to 12 years, using more stringent diagnostic criteria. Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - February 25, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

Pediatrics Group Issues Guidelines on Acute Otitis Media
(Source: Physician's First Watch current issue)
Source: Physician's First Watch current issue - February 25, 2013 Category: Primary Care Tags: Medical News Source Type: news

Interleukin-10 levels predict otitis media culprit
Research shows that high serum levels of interleukin-10 indicate that the likely cause of acute otitis media is infection with Streptococcus pneumoniae, as opposed to Haemophilus influenzae or Moraxella catarrhalis. (Source: MedWire News - Infectious Diseases)
Source: MedWire News - Infectious Diseases - February 18, 2013 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Anaerobes and fungi in chronic suppurative otitis media
Ibekwe AO, al Shareef Z, Benayam A (Source: The Aspergillus Website - articles)
Source: The Aspergillus Website - articles - February 12, 2013 Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: news

Prevenar 13? suspension for injection (pneumococcal polysaccharide conjugate vaccine) - Revised SPC
Source: eMC (electronic Medicines Compendium) Area: Other Library Updates > SPC Changes Section 4.1 of the SPC has been updated to give the following therapeutic indications:   Active immunisation for the prevention of invasive disease, pneumonia and acute otitis media caused by Streptococcus pneumoniae in infants and children from 6 weeks to 17 years of age.   Active immunisation for the prevention of invasive disease caused by Streptococcus pneumoniae in adults aged 50 years and older.   Please see SPC link for full prescribing information. (Source: NeLM - SPC Changes)
Source: NeLM - SPC Changes - February 12, 2013 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Developing Oral Probiotics From Streptococcus salivariusDeveloping Oral Probiotics From Streptococcus salivarius
S. salivarius, the principal bacterium colonizing the oral cavity, shows promise as a probiotic for control of a variety of infections, from halitosis and dental caries to otitis media and candida. Future Microbiology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - February 8, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pathology & Lab Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

What is Acute Hemorrhagic Edema of Infancy?
Discussion The differential diagnosis for acute hemorrhagic edema of infancy (AHEI) is similar to purpura and includes: Vascultitis Henoch-Schonlein purpura (HSP) Drug induced Kawasaki disease Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever Trauma induced Infectious Disease Meningococcemia Sepsis Dermatologic Erythema multiforme Gianotti Crosti Hemorrhagic urticaria Sweet’s syndrome Child maltreatment Neonatal lupus Learning Point Acute hemorrhagic edema of infancy (AHEI, also called Seidlmayer or postinfectious cockade purpura, medallion-like purpura, or Finkelstein’s disease) is an uncommon, self-limited cutaneous leukocy...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - January 28, 2013 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Donna M. D'Alessandro, M.D. Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Malignant external otitis due to Aspergillus flavus with fulminant dissemination to the lungs
Harley WB, Dummer JS, Anderson TL, Goodman S (Source: The Aspergillus Website - articles)
Source: The Aspergillus Website - articles - January 10, 2013 Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: news

Complications of suppurative otitis media characterized
Researchers emphasize the importance of an early and accurate diagnosis of chronic suppurative otitis media followed by surgical therapy to prevent complications. (Source: MedWire News - Infectious Diseases)
Source: MedWire News - Infectious Diseases - January 7, 2013 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Infectious Diseases: Images in Clinical Medicine
Editor: V. Dimov, M.D., Cleveland ClinicHypoglossal Nerve Palsy during Meningococcal Meningitis. NEJM, 10/2014.Herpes Zoster Involving the S1 Dermatome. NEJM, 05/2014.Tinea Faciei. NEJM, 05/2014.Disseminated Cryptococcosis in a CLL patient. 05/2014.Scrofuloderma due to Mycobacterium tuberculosis. NEJM, 06/2012.Leonine Facies in Lepromatous Leprosy. NEJM, 04/2012.Intestinal Infestation with Ancylostoma ceylanicum. NEJM, 03/2012.Kerion celsi form of tinea capitis caused by a T-cell hypersensitivity reaction. NEJM, 03/2012.Eye can see a nest of worms! Thelazia callipaeda. Lancet, 03/2012.Madura Foot. NEJM, 01/2012.Paragonimia...
Source: Clinical Cases and Images - August 22, 2009 Category: General Medicine Tags: Images Infectious Diseases Source Type: news