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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.

Evaluation and Management of Lower-Extremity Ulcers
01/01/70 - Lower-extremity ulcers are very common, with an estimated prevalence of 1 to 2% among U.S. adults, and they have a major effect on public health. Lower-extremity ulcers are divided into two groups ? leg ulcers and foot ulcers ? because of differences in causes, pathogenesis, and treatment. Even…

A Devastating Delay ? Zika and the Implementation Gap
01/01/70 - The epidemic of Zika in the Americas and the virus?s effects on fetal development have jolted the U.S. medical community and the broader public. Zika?s relatively recent emergence has necessitated rapid research on its virology and pathogenesis, transmission, clinical manifestations, and diagnosis.…

Ebola RNA Persistence in Semen of Ebola Virus Disease Survivors ? Final Report
01/01/70 - On March 17, 2016, the World Health Organization (WHO), the Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention (China CDC), and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) joined the government of Sierra Leone in marking the end of the most recent flare-up of Ebola virus disease (EVD) in…

Handle Survivors with Care
01/01/70 - In 1967, a woman became ill after exposure to a newly discovered pathogen that we now call Marburg virus, a member of the family Filoviridae (filoviruses), to which Ebola virus also belongs. Testing of the semen of her husband, who had recovered from the disease 6 weeks previously, determined that…

Brain MRI in Infants after Maternal Zika Virus Infection during Pregnancy
01/01/70 - To the Editor: An outbreak of Zika virus (ZIKV) infection occurred in Martinique, a French Caribbean island with nearly 400,000 residents, from December 2015 through October 2016. By the end of the outbreak, the number of clinically identified ZIKV infections had reached 36,590, a number that is…

"Acrobatic" Lice
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Safety and Immunogenicity of an Anti?Zika Virus DNA Vaccine ? Preliminary Report
01/01/70 - Zika virus (ZIKV) is a flavivirus that was originally discovered in a sentinel rhesus macaque in Uganda in 1947 and is endemic in Africa and Asia. After outbreaks in Yap Island and French Polynesia, ZIKV infection was identified in Brazil in 2015 and has spread rapidly throughout the Americas. ZIKV…

Indications for and Adverse Effects of Red-Cell Transfusion
01/01/70 - Approximately 11 million units of red cells are transfused annually in the United States, making red-cell transfusion one of the most common medical interventions. Red cells are typically administered as a concentrate, called packed red cells, with a preservative solution (hematocrit, 60%) that…

Case 30-2017: A 65-Year-Old Woman with Altered Mental Status, Bacteremia, and Acute Liver Failure
01/01/70 - Presentation of Case. Dr. Alexandra J. Coromilas (Medicine): A 65-year-old woman with autoimmune hepatitis and acute liver failure was transferred to this hospital for an evaluation for liver transplantation. The patient had been in her usual state of health until 6 years before this admission,…

Investing in Global Health for Our Future
01/01/70 - With connectedness among countries increasing, the United States exists in a highly interdependent world. All countries are now vulnerable to the ever-present threats of infectious disease outbreaks and epidemics, as well as the continuous challenges of malaria, tuberculosis, and human…

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