Journal of the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society

The Journal of the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society (JPIDS), the official journal of the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society, is dedicated to perinatal, childhood, and adolescent infectious diseases. The journal is a high-quality source of original research articles, clinical trial reports, guidelines, and topical reviews ranging from bench to bedside, with particular attention to the interests and needs of the pediatric infectious diseases community.

Publisher
Oxford University Press

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Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Chickenpox continues to decline in US thanks to vaccination

Since the chickenpox vaccine became available in the U.S. in 1995, there has been a large reduction in chickenpox cases. Hospitalizations and outpatient visits for chickenpox have continued their decline after a second dose ...

Pediatrics

An unexpected discovery in a central line

About a year and a half ago, a 6-year-old boy arrived at Children's Emergency Department after accidently removing his own gastrointestinal feeding tube. He wasn't a stranger to Children's National Health System: This young ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Multi-drug resistant infections rising in children

Antibiotic-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii infections, one of the most common hospital-acquired infections in children across the United States, are on the rise, according to results of a recent study published in the Journal ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Resistant A. baumannii rose in children from 1999 to 2012

(HealthDay)—Between 1999 and 2012, Acinetobacter baumannii (A. baumannii) antibiotic resistance increased in children, though there was a decreasing trend after 2008, according to a study published in the Journal of the ...

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