Emerging Infectious Diseases

Publisher
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Country
United States
History
1995-present
Impact factor
6.794 (2009)

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Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Increasing DTP3 coverage tied to drop in diphtheria cases in under 15s

(HealthDay)—The proportion of diphtheria case-patients younger than 15 years of age decreased as diphtheria-tetanus-pertussis (DTP) 3 coverage increased, according to a study published in the October issue of Emerging Infectious ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

12.6 million in U.S. could benefit from therapy to prevent active TB

(HealthDay)—An estimated 12.6 million persons in the United States could benefit from treatment to prevent active tuberculosis (TB), according to a report published in the October issue of Emerging Infectious Diseases, ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

CRE infection rate rising in young children

Children are becoming infected with the highly fatal antibiotic resistant bacteria CRE at a much higher rate than the recent past, according to a data analysis by researchers at Rush University Medical Center. The study was ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Child paralysis outbreak: UVA identifies potential cause

A mysterious outbreak of child paralysis cases previously linked to enterovirus D68 may instead have another cause, doctors at the University of Virginia Children's Hospital are cautioning after determining that a stricken ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Scientists identify bombali ebolavirus in bats in Guinea

The sixth ebolavirus, Bombali virus, has been detected in insect-eating bats in Guinea. In addition to findings reported by researchers earlier this month, scientists from the University of California, Davis, detected the ...

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Malaria: Multi-drug resistance more alarming than ever

The efforts of the international community for the past ten years in the fight against malaria have reduced the number of disease-related deaths. The emerging resistance to standard therapies threatening South-East Asia, ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Macrolide-resistant M. pneumoniae in all U.S. regions

(HealthDay)—Macrolide-resistant Mycoplasma pneumoniae (MRMP) has a prevalence of 13.2 percent in a sample of M. pneumoniae-positive specimens from six locations in the United States, according to a study published in the ...

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U.S. E. coli O157 outbreaks mainly due to food

(HealthDay)—Outbreaks of Shiga toxin-producing bacterium Escherichia coli O157 infection are mainly caused by food, especially beef and leafy vegetables, according to a study published in the August issue of the U.S. Centers ...

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