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Suggested Publications

Advanced glycation end products (AGE) and receptor for AGE (RAGE) in patients with active tuberculosis
This week we suggest to read an article titled "Advanced glycation end products (AGE) and receptor for AGE (RAGE) in patients with active tuberculosis, and their relationship between food intake and nutritional status", published on the US Natio...
Enterovirus D68 – The New Polio?
This week WAidid suggests the article Enterovirus D68 – The New Polio?, recently published on "US National Library of Medicine- National Institutes of Health".
SUMMARY
Enterovirus D68 (EV-D68) is a single-stranded positive-sense RNA viru...
Twenty-nine cases of Enterovirus-D68-associated Acute Flaccid Myelitis in Europe 2016
This week Waidid suggests to read "Twenty-nine Cases of Enterovirus-D68-associated Acute Flaccid Myelitis in Europe 2016: A Case Series and Epidemiologic Overview", an article available on the US National Library of Medicine- National Institutes...
A New Segmented Virus Associated with Human Febrile Illness in China - A review
The article we suggest to read this week is "A New Segmented Virus Associated with Human Febrile Illness in China", published on The New England Journal of Medicine last May.
SUMMARY
Routine surveillance for tickborne diseases in China led to the i...
A case-control study about national outbreak of pertussis in England, 2011–2012
This week WAidid suggests to read "National Outbreak of Pertussis in England, 2011–2012: A Case-control Study Comparing 3-Component and 5-Component Acellular Vaccines With Whole-cell Pertussis Vaccines", an article published in May 20...
Sepsis Guidelines
This week we suggest to read "Sepsis Guidelines", published on "The New England Journal of Medicine" in April 2019.
SUMMARY
The authors reported a case vignette, which is followed by specific options, neither of which can be considered either ...
Autism and the gut microbiota
This week WAidid suggests the article Autism Spectrum Disorders and the Gut Microbiota, recently published on "Nutrients"
Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a complex group of developmental disorders characterized by impaired social interactions and ...
Evaluation and management of penicillin allergy: a review
This week we suggest to read "Evaluation and management of penicillin allergy", an article published on Jama Network on January 15, 2019.
SUMMARY
Antibiotics are among the most commonly prescribed medications across health care setti...
Diagnostic performances of the Xpert MTB/RIF in Brazil
This week we suggest to read "Diagnostic performances of the Xpert MTB/RIF in Brazil", an article published on "Respiratory Medicine", volume 134, in January 2018. 
SUMMARY
Tuberculosis (TB) is a first-class health priority, with over 10....
Challenges and opportunities for antibiotic stewardship among preterm infants
This week WAidid suggests to read "Challenges and opportunities for antibiotic stewardship among preterm infants",  published last November 13, 2018 on BMJ.
SUMMARY
Antibiotics are the most commonly used drugs in the neonatal intensi...
Brief update on the use of Bedaquiline in adolescents.
This week we suggest to read "Brief update on the use of Bedaquiline in adolescents", an article published on Sentinel.project.org in April 2017.
SUMMARY
On March 13, 2017, the World Health Organization issued a meeting report that included ev...
Proposal for a standardised treatment of pre- and extensively drug-resistant TB cases.
This week WAidid suggests to read an article entitled "Proposal for a standardised treatment regimen to manage pre- and extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis cases", published on The European Respiratory Journal in 2017.
SUMMARY 
The World H...
Association of Prior Vaccination With Influenza Vaccine Effectiveness in Children
This week WAidid suggests to read "Association of Prior Vaccination With Influenza Vaccine Effectiveness in Children Receiving Live Attenuated or Inactivated Vaccine", an article published on Jama Network last October.
SUMMARY
The effect of prior i...
The use of clofazimine in multidrug-resistant tuberculosis: a report from Brazil.
Although clofazimine is used to treat multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB), there is scant information on its effectiveness and safety.
The aim of this retrospective, observational study was to evaluate these factors as well as the tolerability...
The Global Laboratory Initiative: TB Diagnostic Algorithms.
This week WAidid suggests to read "The Global Laboratory Initiative. GLI Model TB Diagnostic Algorithms".
SUMMARY
The Global Laboratory Initiative has released this handbook that provides 4 model algorithms that graphically depict the most up-to-da...
The Global Laboratory Initiative Practical Guide to TB Laboratory Strengthening
This week we suggest to read "The Global Laboratory Initiative. GLI Practical Guide to TB Laboratory Strengthening".
SUMMARY
The Global Laboratory Initiative (GLI) has released the GLI Practical Guide to TB Laboratory Strengthening, provi...
Bedaquiline-containing regimens in the treatment of extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis
This week WAidid suggests an article published on European Respiratory Journal entitled "Effectiveness and safety of bedaquiline-containing regimens in the treatment of multidrug and extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis: a multicentre study".
SUM...
Treatment of latent tuberculosis in adults
The article we suggest this week has been published recently on The New England Journal of Medicine: "Four Months of Rifampin or Nine Months of Isoniazid for Latent Tuberculosis in Adults".
SUMMARY
Tuberculosis is a major global health pr...
Safety and Side Effects of Rifampin versus Isoniazid in Children
This week's recommended reading is the article "Safety and Side Effects of Rifampin versus Isoniazid in Children", published in August 2018 on The New England Journal of Medicine.
SUMMARY
Tuberculosis is a major global health problem...
Guidelines for the diagnosis of primary ciliary dyskinesia
The article WAidid suggests this week, "European Respiratory Society guidelines for the diagnosis of primary ciliary dyskinesia: a guideline review", was published last month on the Archives of Disease in Childhood - Education and Practice.
SUMMARY
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