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The New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) RSS feed -- Search Results in Infectious Disease. NEJM ( is a weekly general medical journal that publishes new medical research findings, review articles, and editorial opinion on a wide variety of topics of importance to biomedical science and clinical practice.

Emergence of Indigenous Artemisinin-Resistant Plasmodium falciparum in Africa
01/01/70 - To the Editor: Plasmodium falciparum has developed resistance to artemisinin in many countries in Southeast Asia. Artemisinin combination therapy is the first-line treatment for malaria in the majority of countries in which the disease is endemic, and its efficacy is particularly important in…

Case 5-2017: A 19-Year-Old Man with Hematuria and a Retroperitoneal Mass
01/01/70 - Presentation of Case. Dr. Jed-Sian Cheng (Urology): A 19-year-old man was seen in the urology outpatient clinic of this hospital because of a retroperitoneal mass and a history of transient hematuria. The patient had been in excellent health until approximately 1 month before this evaluation, when,…

New Vaccines against Epidemic Infectious Diseases
01/01/70 - The vaccine-development response to the 2014 Ebola epidemic in West Africa, though a valiant effort, was too little, too late. Three vaccine candidates were tested successfully under challenging conditions. Governments and foundations mobilized funds quickly. Companies and research-and-development…

Persistence of Zika Virus in Body Fluids ? Preliminary Report
01/01/70 - After its discovery in Uganda in 1947, Zika virus (ZIKV) was identified in Brazil in 2015 and subsequently spread throughout the Americas. ZIKV is now recognized as a cause of congenital neurologic birth defects, notably microcephaly, and has been associated with potentially fatal complications.…

Approach to Fever in the Returning Traveler
01/01/70 - Fever in the returning traveler is a common clinical scenario that often leads to hospitalization and may be the only symptom of a serious or life-threatening illness. Three percent of 784 Americans who traveled abroad for short periods reported an episode of febrile illness, and fever was the…

Middle East Respiratory Syndrome
01/01/70 - Summary. Between September 2012 and January 20, 2017, the World Health Organization (WHO) received reports from 27 countries of 1879 laboratory-confirmed cases in humans of the Middle East respiratory syndrome (MERS) caused by infection with the MERS coronavirus (MERS-CoV) and at least 659 related…

Mycobacterium chimaera Spread from Heating and Cooling Units in Heart Surgery
01/01/70 - To the Editor: Recent articles have described patients with infections due to a form of nontuberculous mycobacteria, Mycobacterium chimaera, that developed after cardiac surgery. Infections have been publicly reported in five countries, and it has been noted that these infections developed after…

Disseminated Blastomycosis
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Multidrug-Resistant HIV-1 Infection despite Preexposure Prophylaxis
01/01/70 - To the Editor: Preexposure prophylaxis with emtricitabine (FTC)?tenofovir disoproxil fumarate (TDF) has been shown to be efficacious in preventing human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1) infection in men who have sex with men and in whom adherence to treatment is high, as measured by levels of…

Bezlotoxumab for Prevention of Recurrent Clostridium difficile Infection
01/01/70 - In high-income countries, Clostridium difficile is the most common cause of infectious diarrhea in hospitalized patients. After completing initial antibiotic therapy, up to 35% of patients have recurrent C. difficile infection, which is more difficult to treat and is associated with more…

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