Jessica Martin

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Tuberculosis Screening: Updated Recommendations from CHEST

Tuberculosis Screening: Updated Recommendations from CHEST

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New recommendations suggest that high risk tuberculosis patients with cough should be screened for pulmonary tuberculosis.

Influenza Testing Accuracy With Different Intranasal Specimen Collection Methods

Influenza Testing Accuracy With Different Intranasal Specimen Collection Methods

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Midturbinate swabs for influenza detection provided a more comfortable experience for patients compared with traditional nasopharyngeal swabs.

ACAAI Releases Updated Allergic Rhinitis Treatment Guidelines

ACAAI Releases Updated Allergic Rhinitis Treatment Guidelines

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The American College of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology has issued updated guidelines on seasonal allergic rhinitis treatment.

Procalcitonin Diagnostic Algorithm Useful in Bacterial Pneumonia

Procalcitonin Diagnostic Algorithm Useful in Bacterial Pneumonia

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Using serum procalcitonin levels to diagnose and manage bacterial pneumonia decreases length of hospital stay.

Efficacy of Influenza Vaccine After Repeated Vaccination

Efficacy of Influenza Vaccine After Repeated Vaccination

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Influenza vaccine in the prior season did not decrease the efficacy of the current season's vaccine.

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