Infectious Diseases : Health & Medical
Sambucus nigra, or elder, is a shrub that produces an abundance of dark berries that are processed to create a syrup-like substance known as "elderberry extract." There are numerous claims about the medicinal benefits of this extract and other derivatives of the elderberry. According to the National
Regular checkups can help prevent ear problems.an ear to be visited image by TEMISTOCLE LUCARELLI from Fotolia.comEar fungus can appear on the inside of an ear or the external ear canal and lobes. This organism comes in many forms such as aspergillus niger, candida albicans and...
One of the more common causes of sore throat is a bacterial infection caused by Streptococcus pyogenes. Routinely known as strep throat it usually occurs in children and teens; however, adults can be infected as well. The symptoms of strep throat can be challenging to differentiate from other causes
In this case, a patient presents with descending necrotizing mediastinitis associated with Lactobacillus-infection.
Mycoplasma contamination of the anthrax vaccine has been suggested as a possible cause of Persian Gulf illness.
To date, studies investigating cases of laboratory cross-contamination have described only the resources to care for patients who received false diagnoses of tuberculosis (TB) to our knowledge, the costs attributable to cross-contamination have not been reported.
A sore throat and fever are two symptoms of strep throat.sick woman image by forca from Fotolia.comStreptococci are the bacteria that cause what is commonly referred to as strep throat, a bacterial infection marked by pain, redness and swelling. Although a sore throat is always present in...
Does isoniazid prophylaxis reduce the risk of developing tuberculosis in children?
Dr. William Jarvis reveals how long CMV in saliva can survive and pose a transmission risk to pregnant women, and provides clinical advice to share with patients.
New follow-up tests are needed to assess treatment efficacy of antiparasitic therapy.