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Suggested Publications

Vaccine safety in pregnant women
Professor Kathryn Edwards, WAidid board members, recently authored an editorial on the NEJM commenting the work of Scheller’s group that we reported last week. Edwards underlines how the data reported are very encouraging and strongly supp...
4-valent HPV vaccine in pregnancy
This week, WAidid suggest an article on Quadrivalent HPV Vaccination and the Risk of Adverse Pregnancy Outcomes, recently published on NEJM.
SUMMARY:Human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccines are recommended for all girls and women from 9 to 26 years of ag...
Drug-susceptible TB and patient care
Guidelines for treatment of drug-susceptible tuberculosis and patient care (2017 update)
The update of the Guidelines for treatment of drug-susceptible tuberculosis and patient care is important in the context of the End TB Strategy, which recommend...
Inactivated poliovirus vaccine in Chilean infants
Professor Miguel O'Ryan, WAidid board member, suggest this week the article, funded by Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, "Inactivated poliovirus vaccine given alone or in a sequential schedule with bivalent oral poliovirus vaccine in Chilean infan...
End TB Strategy
WAidid suggests this week the article "World Health Organization. Ethics guidance for the implementation of the End TB Strategy", published in March 2017.
SUMMARY:New tuberculosis (TB) ethics guidance, launched recently by the World Health Organizat...
Guillain–Barré syndrome
The article we suggest today, "Guillain–Barré syndrome", recently published on Autoimmunity Reviews, focuses on GBS, the available therapies and the future perspectives of research in this field.
SUMMARY:Guillain–Barré synd...
Guillain–Barré syndrome
The article we suggest today, "Guillain–Barré syndrome", recently published on Autoimmunity Reviews, focuses on GBS, the available therapies and the future perspectives of research in this field.
SUMMARY:Guillain–Barré synd...
Humoral and intestinal immunity induced by poliovirus vaccine in Latin American infants
We suggest this week the article "Humoral and intestinal immunity induced by new schedules of bivalent oral poliovirus vaccine and one or two doses of inactivated poliovirus vaccine in Latin American infants: an open-label randomised controlled trial...
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...
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