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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.

Pleural Disease
01/01/70 - The pleural space is defined by the visceral pleura, which covers the lung, and the parietal pleura, which covers the chest wall, diaphragm, and mediastinum. It is estimated that pleural effusion develops in more than 1.5 million patients each year in the United States, with the majority of cases…

Case 6-2018: A 35-Year-Old Woman with Headache, Subjective Fever, and Anemia
01/01/70 - Presentation of Case. Dr. J. Sawalla Guseh II: A 35-year-old woman with a history of Crohn?s disease was admitted to this hospital with headache, subjective fever, and anemia. The patient had been in her usual state of health until 1 week before admission, when headache, fatigue, and myalgias…

Human Neonatal Rotavirus Vaccine (RV3-BB) to Target Rotavirus from Birth
01/01/70 - Despite evidence of the success of rotavirus vaccines, more than 90 million infants still lack access to a rotavirus vaccine. Barriers to global implementation of the vaccine include cost, suboptimal efficacy in low-income countries, and lingering safety concerns. An oral rotavirus vaccine…

Influenza Season and ARDS after Cardiac Surgery
01/01/70 - To the Editor: A number of concurrent risk factors are associated with development of the acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS). One such risk factor might be asymptomatic respiratory viral infection ? for example, influenza ? which could prime the lungs for ARDS in patients with another overt…

Case 5-2018: A 63-Year-Old Man with Confusion after Stem-Cell Transplantation
01/01/70 - Presentation of Case. Dr. Joshua A. Cohen (Medicine): A 63-year-old man was admitted to this hospital with confusion and weakness 5 months after he had undergone allogeneic stem-cell transplantation for chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL). The patient had been generally well until 2 years before…

Drug-Resistant Miliary Tuberculosis in a Child
01/01/70 - A previously healthy 8-year-old girl presented to the hospital with a 3-month history of dry cough and persistent fevers. A chest radiograph (Panel A) and a subsequent contrast-enhanced computed tomographic (CT) scan (Panel B) showed a diffuse, miliary (i.e. millet seed?like) pattern of uniformly…

Immunogenicity of Fractional-Dose Vaccine during a Yellow Fever Outbreak ? Preliminary Report
01/01/70 - Yellow fever is a mosquito-borne viral disease endemic to tropical and subtropical regions in Africa and the Americas. Infection with yellow fever virus can result in subclinical to severe illness, characterized by fever, jaundice, and hemorrhage. There were an estimated 51,000 to 380,000 severe…

Case 4-2018: A Newborn with Thrombocytopenia, Cataracts, and Hepatosplenomegaly
01/01/70 - Presentation of Case. Dr. Madeleine I. Matthiesen (Medicine and Pediatrics): A newborn boy was transferred to the neonatal intensive care unit (ICU) of this hospital because of thrombocytopenia and abnormal results on an eye examination for red reflex and on a hearing screening. The patient was…

Mogamulizumab (Anti-CCR4) in HTLV-1?Associated Myelopathy
01/01/70 - Human T-lymphotropic virus type 1 (HTLV-1) infects millions of persons worldwide and is the cause of adult T-cell leukemia?lymphoma (ATLL) and HTLV-1?associated myelopathy?tropical spastic paraparesis (HAM?TSP). The extent of infection, as indicated by the proviral load, is well correlated both…

Herpetic Whitlow
01/01/70 - A previously healthy 1-year-old girl was admitted to the hospital with a 4-day history of fever, along with erythema and swelling of the left third finger. Bacterial cellulitis was suspected, and intravenous cefazolin was initiated. However, over the next 36 hours, the fever persisted (with a…

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