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The New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) RSS feed -- Search Results in Infectious Disease. NEJM ( is a weekly general medical journal that publishes new medical research findings, review articles, and editorial opinion on a wide variety of topics of importance to biomedical science and clinical practice.

Enhanced Prophylaxis plus Antiretroviral Therapy for Advanced HIV Infection in Africa
31/12/69 - Although the World Health Organization (WHO) guidelines now recommend universal antiretroviral therapy (ART) regardless of the CD4+ count, 20 to 25% of patients with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection in sub-Saharan Africa present for care with severe immunosuppression (CD4+ count, One…

The Enduring Challenge of Advanced HIV Infection
31/12/69 - Until recently, progress in the fight against human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection was primarily measured in terms of the number of patients who were started on antiretroviral therapy (ART). Major efforts to increase access to ART in the low- and middle-income countries that are most…

Severe Plantar Warts in an Immunocompromised Patient
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Case 22-2017: A 21-Year-Old Woman with Fever, Headache, and Myalgias
31/12/69 - Presentation of Case. Dr. Nkemdilim Mgbojikwe (Medicine): A 21-year-old woman was admitted to this hospital during the winter because of fever, headache, and myalgias. The patient had been well until 4 days before this admission, when fever, chills, fatigue, malaise, retro-orbital headache, and…

Bronchoscopic Removal of an Obstructing Broncholith
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Autochthonous Crimean?Congo Hemorrhagic Fever in Spain
31/12/69 - CCHF is a severe viral disease caused by a nairovirus of the bunyaviridae family. Humans become infected through tick bites or contact with viremic patients or animals. Clinically, CCHF is characterized by fever, coagulopathy, and hepatitis. The disease is widespread geographically and has been…

Crimean?Congo Hemorrhagic Fever in Spain ? New Arrival or Silent Resident?
31/12/69 - Crimean?Congo hemorrhagic fever (CCHF) is a tickborne viral zoonosis. The causative agent, CCHF virus (CCHFV), is a negative-strand RNA virus in the family Nairoviridae. The virus circulates in nature in a vertebrate host?tick cycle, in which the vertebrate hosts are transiently infected and show…

Preserving the Fogarty International Center ? Benefits for Americans and the World
31/12/69 - In his proposed budget for fiscal year 2018, President Donald Trump recommended eliminating the Fogarty International Center (FIC) at the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Although the NIH actually received increased funding in the fiscal year 2017 budget that was signed on May 5, the FIC ? a…

Case 20-2017 ? A 48-Year-Old Man with Weight Loss, Confusion, Skin Lesions, and Pancytopenia
31/12/69 - Presentation of Case. Dr. Robert H. Goldstein (Medicine): A 48-year-old man was seen in the emergency department of this hospital because of confusion. The week before this presentation, the patient, who was a lawyer, had traveled alone to Mexico for vacation. His family reported that he seemed to…

A Placebo-Controlled Trial of Antibiotics for Smaller Skin Abscesses
31/12/69 - More than 4 in 100 people seek treatment for skin infections annually in the United States. Abscesses are the most common of these infections, and the majority of patients are treated as outpatients. Serious complications, such as bacteremia, occur in rare cases. Staphylococcus aureus, including…

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