The rs34481144 risk allele may serve as a genetic marker for identifying individuals at increased risk for severe influenza infection.
Pro-inflammatory pathways associated with asthma reduce sepsis and sepsis related mortality in patients with infection.
A large cohort study of critically ill patients with varicella-zoster virus-related community-acquired pneumonia found that significant morbidity and mortality are associated with the disease.
Infections, including lower respiratory infections, are often over- or underdiagnosed in older adults in emergency departments.
While directly observed therapy is standard care in TB, study data confirms the efficacy of this treatment method.