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In The Lancet Infectious Diseases, Maris Arcilla and colleagues1 from the Netherlands report the results of a large prospective study which confirms that the acquisition and spread of extended-spectru...
Every year, millions of travelers visit countries with poor hygiene, and approximately one third of them return home carrying antibiotic-resistant ESBL intestinal bacteria. Most of them remain unaware...
In a previous study, we demonstrated prolonged length of hospital stay in cases of extended-spectrum beta-lactamase (ESBL)-positive K. pneumoniae bacteremia compared to bacteremia cases due to E. coli...
Acquisition and spread of ESBL-E during and after international travel was substantial and worrisome. Travellers to areas with a high risk of ESBL-E acquisition should be viewed as potential carriers ...
Hepatitis C (HCV) affects thousands of Americans each year. Learn all about the signs and symptoms of the condition here, as well as treatment options.
The SunWhat is bronchitis, what are the signs and symptoms and how dangerous is it?The SunBRONCHITIS is an infection that becomes more common in colder weather and often develops from a common cold, s...
With gluten intolerance, the reaction to eating gluten is not the same as with celiac disease, but symptoms are similar. Learn more about the signs here.
Asymptomatic carriage has been recognised as an important risk factor for infection caused by antibiotic resistant bacteria. A 14% global prevalence of Extended-Spectrum Beta-lactamase (ESBL) carriage...
Diagnoses in medicine are often taken to serve as explanations of patients' symptoms and signs. This article examines how they do so. I begin by arguing that although some instances of diagnostic expl...
To assess diurnal changes in the signs and symptoms of dry eyes and their relationship to diurnal interblink interval (IBI) in normal subjects and in subjects with dry eye.
Vulvovaginal atrophy (VVA), caused by decreased levels of estrogen, is a common problem in aging women. Main symptoms of VVA are vaginal dryness and dyspareunia. First-line treatment consists of the a...
To validate a video containing image representations of clinical signs and symptoms of sexually transmitted infections expressed in Libras.
Diagnosis of giant-cell arteritis (GCA) is challenging in the absence of cardinal cranial symptoms/signs. We aimed to describe the clinical presentation, diagnostic process, and disease course of GCA ...