An international collaboration has potentially unlocked the door to better treatment of viral diseases
Infections & Immunology
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Overall rate of CDI in hospitalised patients was lower than that reported for Q1 2016
Boosting the capacity to monitor the HCV epidemic can move the nation toward eliminating HCV
Ireland is among 150-plus countries expected to mark World Hepatitis Day (WHD) this year, which falls today (Friday, July 28), with two events planned here, according to the World Hepatitis Alliance (WHA) a patient-led and driven non-governmental organisation (NGO) working with governments, national members and other key partners to achieve a world free from viral hepatitis.
People who inject drugs (PWID) make up the majority of all cases of HCV in Ireland.
Implementation of an electronic health record (EHR)-based prompt in GP surgeries increased screening rates for the hepatitis C virus (HCV) among so-called US baby-boomers fivefold due to efficiency in determining needs for HCV screening and work-flow design.
Microneedle patch led to a robust immune response similar to conventional intramuscular injection
Newborn boys have higher rates of infection and sepsis compared with girls