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The New England Journal of Medicine: Search Results in Infectious Disease
The New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) RSS feed -- Search Results in Infectious Disease. NEJM (http://www.nejm.org) 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.
Transmission of Extensively Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis in South Africa
01/01/70 - Drug-resistant tuberculosis is a major global epidemic, with a half million cases occurring each year. Extensively drug-resistant (XDR) tuberculosis ? the most severe form of drug resistance ? has been reported worldwide and involves resistance to at least four first-line and second-line drugs for…
Serrated Marine Nose
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Variant Creutzfeldt?Jakob Disease in a Patient with Heterozygosity at PRNP Codon 129
01/01/70 - To the Editor: Prions cause lethal neurodegenerative diseases in mammals and are composed of multichain assemblies of misfolded host-encoded cellular prion protein (PrP). A common polymorphism at codon 129 of the PrP gene (PRNP), where either methionine (M) or valine (V) is encoded, affects the…
Antibodies to Mycobacterium tuberculosis
01/01/70 - Antibodies are time-honored reagents in the diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of infectious diseases. Depending on the disease in question, the presence of antibody in serum can be correlated with infection, immunity, or progression of disease. For example, the presence of antibody to hepatitis…
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…
Rethinking the Ban ? The U.S. Blood Supply and Men Who Have Sex with Men
01/01/70 - After the magnitude of the June 12, 2016, massacre at the Pulse nightclub became clear, people throughout Orlando wanted to help in any way they could. Thousands volunteered to give blood; local restaurants offered free food and water to those waiting in hours-long blood-bank lines in the central…
Eliminating Cholera Transmission in Haiti
01/01/70 - When Hurricane Matthew struck on October 4, 2016, it left 1.4 million people in southern Haiti in need of urgent humanitarian assistance; it destroyed homes and health care facilities, flooded water sources with runoff, ruined crops, killed livestock, and displaced hundreds of thousands of people.…
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Cutaneous Eruption in a U.S. Woman with Locally Acquired Zika Virus Infection
01/01/70 - To the Editor: Zika virus (ZIKV), a mosquito-borne flavivirus, is transmitted by the Aedes aegypti mosquito. As of December 28, 2016, more than 4500 travel-associated cases of Zika virus infection have been reported in the United States; a higher number of cases occur in states with a high influx…
The Large Pharmaceutical Company Perspective
01/01/70 - Large pharmaceutical companies conduct clinical trials to evaluate efficacy and identify safety issues for candidate drugs as effectively, efficiently, and expeditiously as possible, while addressing simultaneously the requirements of regulatory authorities across the globe. To put the fewest…
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