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Suggested Publications

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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A lifelong approach to vaccination
WAidid suggests to read the consensus points from a pan-European meeting held under the auspices of World Association for Infectious Diseases and Immunological Disorders (WAidid) and Vaccine Study Group of the European Society of Clinical Microbiolog...
Vitamin D and wheezing in childhood
The article WAidid suggests this week, "Prenatal vs Infant Vitamin D Supplementation and the Risk of Wheezing in Childhood", was published last month on JAMA and tackles the issue of vitamin D supplementation related benefits.
SUMMARYAlthough t...
The D-Wheeze randomized clinical trial
The article WAidid suggests this week, "Effect of Vitamin D Supplementation on Recurrent Wheezing in Black Infants Who Were Born Preterm. The D-Wheeze Randomized Clinical Trial", was published last May on JAMA and aims at assessin...
MenB epidemiology and new opportunities for prevention
This week's recommended reading is the article "Global epidemiology of serogroup B meningococcal disease and opportunities for prevention with novel recombinant protein vaccines", published last May on Human Vaccines & Immunotherapeutics.
S...
Azithromycin to Reduce Childhood Mortality in Sub-Saharan Africa
The article WAidid suggests this week, Azithromycin to Reduce Childhood Mortality in Sub-Saharan Africa, was published last April on NEJM.
SUMMARY:Trachoma-control programs have distributed more than 600 million doses of oral azithromycin in an effo...
Autoinflammatory Recurrent Fever Syndromes
This week's recommended article, Canakinumab for the Treatment of Autoinflammatory Recurrent Fever Syndromes, was published last May on NEJM.
SUMMARY:Familial Mediterranean fever, mevalonate kinase deficiency, and the tumor necrosis factor...
UK malaria treatment guidelines 2016 - Review
This week's recommended reading is the article "Review of UK malaria treatment guidelines 2016 (Public Health England Advisory Committee on Malaria Prevention)", published at the beginning of May on the Archives of Disease in Childhood. Edu...
WHO - Global tuberculosis report 2017
World Health Organization. Global tuberculosis report 2017. Geneva: World Health Organization; 2017.
SUMMARYThe WHO’s Global Tuberculosis Report provides a comprehensive and up-to-date assessment of the TB epidemic and of progress in care and ...
Acid-Suppressive Medications, Antibiotics and Allergic Diseases in Early Childhood
The article WAidid suggests this week, "Association Between Use of Acid-Suppressive Medications and Antibiotics During Infancy and Allergic Diseases in Early Childhood", was published last month on JAMA Pediatrics and tackles the issue of children mi...
3rd International Consensus Definitions for Sepsis and Septic Shock
This week, we suggest the reading of the 3rd International consensus definitions for sepsis and septic shock, recently published on JAMA.
SUMMARY: Sepsis, a syndrome of physiologic, pathologic, and biochemical abnormalities induced by infe...
Cumulative vaccine and non–vaccine targeted infections
This week WAidid suggests an article just published on the Journal of the American Medical Association and titled "Association Between Estimated Cumulative Vaccine Antigen Exposure Through the First 23 Months of Life and Non–Vaccine Targeted In...
Infliximab+IVIG VS IVIG alone as initial therapy in children with KD
The article we suggest this week "Infliximab Plus Intravenous Immunoglobulin (IVIG) Versus IVIG Alone as Initial Therapy in Children with Kawasaki Disease Presenting with Coronary Artery Lesions: Is Dual Therapy More Effective?"  has been publis...
Human Neonatal Rotavirus Vaccine (RV3-BB)
WAidid suggests this week an article publisched last month on NEJM and entitled "Human Neonatal Rotavirus Vaccine (RV3-BB) to Target Rotavirus from Birth"
SUMMARY:Despite evidence of the success of rotavirus vaccines, more than 90 million infants st...
H-pylori cagA+ and milder duodenal histological changes
This week we suggest an article published in August 2017 on Frontiers in cellular and infection microbiology, Helicobacter pylori cagA+ is associated with milder duodenal histological changes in Chilean celiac patients. You can find the full art...
MDR-TB and beyond: current evidence on bedaquiline
The article we suggest this week,"Multidrug-resistant tuberculosis and beyond: an updated analysis of the current evidence on bedaquiline", has been published recently on the European Respiratory Journal.
AUTHORS: Emanuele Pontali, Lia D&r...
Rotavirus Vaccines: success and challenges
This week we suggestan article authored by Professor Miguel O'Ryan, WAidid board member, Rotavirus Vaccines: a story of success with challenges ahead, published in August 2017. You can find the full article here.
Several decades of epidemiologi...
Vaccines to Prevent Ebola in Liberia
Phase 2 Placebo-Controlled Trial of Two Vaccines to Prevent Ebola in Liberia
The Ebola virus disease (EVD) outbreak, that began in December 2013 in western Africa, created new challenges for the design and implementation of protocols to test experim...
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