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Suggested Publications

RSV vaccines: an update
WAidid suggests this week the article "Respiratory syncytial virus vaccines: an update on those in the immediate pipeline", published last October on Future Microbiology
SUMMARYRespiratory syncytial virus (RSV) is among the most common cau...
WHO Target Regimen Profiles for TB Treatment
The article we suggest today, "World Health Organization. Target Regimen Profiles for TB Treatment", is based on the idea that TB drug research and development is moving towards developing and testing TB regimens rather than individual drugs.
S...
Detection of Helicobacter pylori by Real-Time PCR for 16s rRNA in Stools of NonInfected Healthy Children
Detection of Helicobacter pylori by Real-Time PCR for 16s rRNA in Stools of NonInfected Healthy Children, Using ELISA Antigen Stool Test as the Gold Standard
SUMMARYThe importance of Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) infection in gastroduodenal diseas...
Meningococcal disease in Latin America
WAidid suggests this week "The current situation of meningococcal disease in Latin America and updated Global Meningococcal Initiative (GMI) recommendations", the article published on Vaccine at the end of 2015 
SUMMARY:Neisseria meni...
Acute Demyelinating Following Vaccines
The article we suggest this week, Acute Demyelinating Events Following Vaccines: A Case-Centered Analysis, concerns case reports suggesting that vaccines may trigger transverse myelitis (TM) or acute disseminated encephalomyelitis (ADEM), b...
Pulmonary rehabilitation following successful chemotherapy for TB
The article we suggest this week, Is there a rationale for pulmonary rehabilitation following successful chemotherapy for tuberculosis?, describes the first XDR-TB case treated with both delamanid and bedaquiline reporting the rationale for pres...
Gut microbiome of Latin America populations
WAidid suggests The human gut microbiome of Latin America populations: a landscape to be discovered which informs that there are several studies to understand the relationship between geographical location and gut microbiome.
PURPOSE OF RE...
Sex differences in immune response
Professor Katie Flanagan, Chair of WAidid working group on basic immunology, suggests this week the article Sex differences in immune responses, published in October 2016 on Nature Review Immunology.
SUMMARY: Males and females differ in their i...
The new "shorter" regimen for MDR TB
The article of this week, Faster for less: the new “shorter” regimen for multidrug-resistant tuberculosis, published on the European Respiratory Journal, is suggested by professor Giovanni Battista Migliori, Chair of WAidid working group ...
Shorter antimicrobial treatment for AOM
The reading WAidid suggests this week is a recent article published on NEJM, Shortened Antimicrobial Treatment for Acute Otitis Media in Young Children, analyzing the possibility of limiting the duration of antimicrobial treatment in order ...
Norovirus in Latin America
This week, Professor Miguel O'Ryan, WAidid board member, suggests the article recently appeared on The Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal Norovirus in Latin America: Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis aiming at estimating the role of nor...
RSV disease severity in children
The article we suggest this week - Nasopharyngeal Microbiota, Host Transcriptome, and Disease Severity in Children with Respiratory Syncytial Virus Infection, published last November on Am J Respir Crit Care Med - aims at assessing whether speci...
Kawasaki Disease in Portugal
The reading WAidid recommends this week is a recent article published on Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal 2016 Nov 30, "Twelve Years of Kawasaki Disease in Portugal: Epidemiology in Hospitalized Children".
SUMMARY:Kawasaki disease (KD) is a...
The fecal virome of South and Central American children
This week WAidid suggests an article published on Archives of Virology, The fecal virome of South and Central American children with diarrhea includes small circular DNA viral genomes of unknown origin.
SUMMARY:The known diversity of small circ...
Rotavirus Serum IgA Immune Response
This week, Professor Miguel O'Ryan, WAidid board member, suggests the article recently appeared on PIDJ Rotavirus Serum IgA Immune Response in Children Receiving Rotarix Coadministered With bOPV or IPV
SUMMARY:The World Health Organization (WHO) cur...
Microbiota and neurological diseases
The article we suggest this week has been published recently on the Journal of tanslational medicine: "Microbiota and neurologic diseases: potential effects of probiotics".
SUMMARY: In recent years, the gut microbiota have emerged as...
Antiretroviral therapy for perinatal HIV prevention
The reading WAidid suggests this week is a recent article published on NEJM, Benefits and Risks of Antiretroviral Therapy for Perinatal HIV Prevention. The article reports a trial called PROMISE (Promoting Maternal and Infant Survival Every...
WHO Global tuberculosis report 2016
Professor Giovanni Battista Migliori, Chair of WAidid working group on tuberculosis, suggests this week the recently published annual report on tuberculosis of the World Health Organization.
SUMMARY: 
The main aim of the report is to provide a...
Malaria mortality in Africa 1990-2015
The article WAidid suggests this week - Mapping Plasmodium falciparum Mortality in Africa between 1990 and 2015 - combines the data from Malaria Atlas Project and the Global Burden of Disease Study to estimate malaria mortality across sub-S...
Guillain–Barré Syndrome Associated with Zika
The article we suggest this week, called "Guillain–Barré Syndrome Associated with Zika Virus Infection in Colombia", was published last week on NEJM and explores the correlation between Guillain–Barré syndrome and&...
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