Jessica Martin

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Characteristics of Bacterial Isolates Before and After PCV13 Introduction

Characteristics of Bacterial Isolates Before and After PCV13 Introduction

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Nasopharyngeal samples collected from young children with acute otitis media were analyzed for S pneumoniae, H influenzae, and Moraxella catarrhalis and compared before and after PCV13 introduction.

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.

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