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Infectious Diseases

Nearly 16% of worldwide deaths each year can be attributed to infectious diseases (Center for Strategic and International Studies). With over 9% of Americans per year reporting being diagnosed or self-diagnosing as having an infectious disease within the past year, accurate and effective treatment is needed to minimize the effects of infectious disease (Kantar Health). Below are articles discussing research findings, studies, breakthroughs and analyses in the field of infectious diseases.

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Refining the Evaluation and Management of Neonatal Herpes Infection

SYNOPSIS: The typical presentation of neonatal herpes infection includes vesicular rash, seizure and/or critical illness. Those infected that did not demonstrate the aforementioned symptoms were younger than two weeks of age and/or displayed increased cell count in their cerebrospinal fluid.


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