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#VisualAbstract: New-onset atrial fibrillation following hospitalization for pneumonia associated with increased thromboembolic risk

Jun 29, 2022

1. New-onset atrial fibrillation following hospitalization for community acquired pneumonia was associated with higher subsequent thromboembolic risk. Evidence Rating Level: 1 (Excellent) S...

Missed Vaccination Opportunities for Invasive Pneumococcal Disease

May 25, 2022

Over half of patients with invasive pneumococcal disease (IPD) had a missed opportunity to be vaccinated within our healthcare system prior to developing IPD. Invasive pneumococcal disease (IPD...

ILDR1 promotes influenza A virus replication through binding to PLSCR1.

May 23, 2022

As a natural antiviral regulator, phospholipid scramblase 1 (PLSCR1) has been shown to inhibit influenza virus replication in infected cells through interacting with NP of influenza A virus (IAV). But...

Myxovirus resistance protein A for discriminating between viral and bacterial lower respiratory tract infections in children - The TREND study.

May 23, 2022

Discriminating between viral and bacterial lower respiratory tract infection (LRTI) in children is challenging, leading to an excessive use of antibiotics. Myxovirus resistance protein A (MxA) is a pr...

Comparison of fludarabine-melphalan and fludarabine-treosulfan as conditioning prior to allogeneic hematopoietic cell transplantation-a registry study on behalf of the EBMT Acute Leukemia Working Party.

May 16, 2022

In recent years considerable variations in conditioning protocols for allogeneic hematopoietic cell transplantation (allo-HCT) protocols have been introduced for higher efficacy, lower toxicity, and b...

Spatial epidemiology of highly pathogenic avian influenza subtype H5N6 in Gyeonggi Province, South Korea, 2016-2017.

May 09, 2022

Over four months in the winter of 2016-2017, 343 poultry farms in South Korea reported highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) H5N6 occurrences, leading to the culling of 40 million poultry. Our stud...

Prevalence of Viruses in Acute Asthma Exacerbations in Childhood in a Hospital in West Part of Turkey.

May 02, 2022

Acute asthma exacerbations (AAE) are episodes characterized by potentially life-threatening and rapidly deteriorating asthma symptoms. Viral respiratory infections are one of the major triggers in the...

Modulation of Immune Responses Against HA1 Influenza Vaccine Candidate by B-lymphocyte Stimulator Cytokine in Mice.

May 02, 2022

Utilizing subunit vaccines is one of the strategies to address influenza infection. Recent innovations have focused on high doses of vaccine antigens and immune enhancers or adjuvant to induce more ro...

Persistence of avian influenza virus (H9N2) on plastic surface.

Apr 25, 2022

Plastics have been found to be colonized with pathogens and may become vectors for transmission of diseases. In this study, we evaluated the persistence of H9N2 avian influenza virus (AIV) on the surf...

Targeted Marrow Irradiation Intensification of Reduced Intensity Fludarabine/Busulfan Conditioning for Allogeneic Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation.

Apr 18, 2022

Reduced intensity conditioning (RIC) regimens frequently provide insufficient disease control in patients with high-risk hematological malignancies undergoing allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transp...

Evaluation of cytokines in exhaled breath condensate in an occupationally exposed population to pneumotoxic pollutants.

Apr 11, 2022

The quarrying is considered a precarious occupation with high toxicity, is an informal economic activity that employs low technology, limited protection, and poses a risk to workers and their families...

Influenza vaccination during pregnancy and risk of selected major structural non-cardiac birth defects, National Birth Defects Prevention Study 2006-2011.

Apr 04, 2022

To assess associations between influenza vaccination during etiologically-relevant windows and selected major structural non-cardiac birth defects.We analyzed data from the National Birth Defects Prev...

Estimating population sensitivity and confidence of freedom from highly pathogenic avian influenza in the Victorian poultry industry using passive surveillance.

Mar 28, 2022

Highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) is a serious disease affecting multiple organ systems and resulting in high levels of mortality in domestic poultry and may also be a serious zoonotic conditio...

Efficacy and safety of a universal influenza A vaccine (MVA-NP+M1) in adults when given after seasonal quadrivalent influenza vaccine immunisation (FLU009): a phase 2b, randomised, double-blind trial.

Mar 21, 2022

In animal, epidemiological, and human challenge studies, a pre-existing T-cell response to internal proteins of influenza A has been associated with improved virological and disease outcomes. The aim ...

Genetic susceptibility to viral disease in humans.

Feb 28, 2022

During the past decades studies on patients with severe viral infections have revealed rare inborn errors of immunity (IEI) underlying these diseases. This has led to important new insights into the m...

Lessons learned from three avian influenza simulation exercises in the southwest of France.

Feb 28, 2022

The Southwest of France raises different species of poultry. These production activities present structural vulnerabilities to severe infectious diseases such as highly pathogenic avian influenza. Ind...

Bacterial infection disrupts established germinal center reactions through monocyte recruitment and impaired metabolic adaptation.

Feb 21, 2022

Consecutive exposures to different pathogens are highly prevalent and often alter the host immune response. However, it remains unknown how a secondary bacterial infection affects an ongoing adaptive ...

Librator: a platform for the optimized analysis, design, and expression of mutable influenza viral antigens.

Feb 21, 2022

Artificial mutagenesis and protein engineering have laid the foundation for antigenic characterization and universal vaccine design for influenza viruses. However, many methods used in this process re...

Health, economic and social disparities among transgender women, transgender men and transgender nonbinary adults: Results from a population-based study.

Feb 14, 2022

We investigated health, economic, and social disparities among transgender adults (transgender women, men, and nonbinary) aged 18 years and older. Using population-based data from Washington State B...

Serotype Identification of Human Adenoviruses Associated with Influenza-Like Illnesses in the Philippines from 2006 to 2012 by Microneutralization and Molecular Techniques.

Feb 14, 2022

Human adenoviruses (HAdV) are known to cause a wide range of diseases including acute respiratory infections, conjunctivitis, and acute gastroenteritis. In this study, we aimed to determine the seroty...