Infectious Disease

Reports of high-impact infectious disease studies by medical professionals

Study highlights poor outcomes in very preterm infants with early-onset sepsis

1. Very preterm infants with early-onset sepsis had longer hospital stays, lower rates of survival, and a significantly increased risk of morbidity compared to...

Interim analysis of rates of adverse events following COVID-19 mRNA vaccination

1. An interim analysis of post-vaccination surveillance data for individuals who had received either Pfizer or Moderna mRNA COVID-19 vaccinations found that rates of...

Half of patients hospitalized with COVID-19 continue to have symptoms after 1 year

1. The proportion of patients with one or more symptom sequelae significantly decreased from 6 months (68%) to 12 months (49%). 2. 88% of patients...

Poor humoral response observed in patients undergoing hemodialysis following a single dose of the...

1. The findings of this prospective cohort study suggested poor humoral immune response following a single dose of the BNT162b2 COVID-19 vaccine in the...

Eating disorder hospital admissions among adolescents increased during the COVID-19 pandemic

1. This single center study found that hospital admissions among adolescents for restrictive eating disorder-related medical complications more than doubled during the first year...

COVID-19 infection associated with increased risk for acute myocardial infarction and ischemic stroke

1. Risk of acute myocardial infarction and ischemic stroke was increased during the first two weeks following a COVID-19 infection compared to the general...

Association of age and pediatric household transmission of SARS-CoV-2 infection

1. Children aged 0 to 3 years old were more likely than children aged 14 to 17 to transmit SARS-CoV-2 to other household members. Evidence...

High-dose Hepatitis B revaccination schedule improves serological response among patients with Human Immunodeficiency Virus

1. This randomized controlled trial (RCT) detected a serological response in significantly more patients who received high-dose Hepatitis B (Hep B) revaccination compared to...

Impact of antibiotic pretreatment on cultures in children with osteomyelitis and septic arthritis

1. In a cohort of hospitalized children, culture positivity was not associated with antibiotic pretreatment. Evidence Rating Level: 2 (Good) Osteomyelitis and septic arthritis require prompt...

COVID-19 vaccinations during pregnancy: coverage and safety

1. In a cohort of pregnant women in the United Kingdom, COVID-19 vaccines did not alter perinatal outcomes. Evidence Rating Level: 2 (Good) The Coronavirus disease...

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