Daptomycin may be a feasible treatment option for patients with Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) bloodstream infection when vancomycin MICs are 1.5-2.0 μg/mL.
HIV Prophylaxis with twice-daily lopinavir/ritonavir was well tolerated in high-risk neonates without adverse drug events, as reported at IDWeek 2013.
Girls 9-13 years with HIV who received the quadrivalent human papillomavirus vaccine (qHPV) had significantly lower peak geometric mean titers (GMT) vs. same-aged girls without HIV infection, a study presented at IDWeek 2013 has found.
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Uncertainty about the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine is high.
Gilead announced that the FDA has approved Sovaldi (sofosbuvir) tablets for the treatment of chronic hepatitis C infection as part of a combination antiviral treatment regimen.
Sustained elimination of measles, rubella, and congenital rubella syndrome (CRS) has continued through 2011 in the United States, with most of the few cases seen linked to importation.
Introduction of a universal varicella vaccine program for U.S. children in 1996 has not correlated with a significant increase in herpes zoster incidence in older U.S. adults.
Individuals infected with a recombinant strain of HIV have a higher risk of developing and dying of AIDS, and developing and dying from AIDS sooner than individuals infected with either parent strain.
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