Recent research advances are providing insight on infectious causative mechanisms for this recently described disease in children.
The guidelines for diagnosing and treating Lyme disease may soon be changing, although pediatricians aren't expected to readily adopt all the recommendations.
After assessing a child who is presenting with some type of infectious disease, the next step is to run a diagnostic test, such as a rapid strep test or measles. However, is that always the best decision?
The 13-valent pneumococcal vaccine (PCV13) is performing well since its 2010 introduction but still has some flaws, according to a recent report.
New data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reveal how well influenza vaccine works in reducing hospitalization rates for serious disease among children.
Dr Eden remembers a patient who suffered extreme neurologic complications as a result of the disease.
The AAP and ACIP have issued recommendations for the upcoming flu season, and they include the intranasal vaccine and a warning about watching carefully dosages on different brands of the vaccine.
The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) have released updated guidelines on the management of Group B Streptococcus (GBS) infections in both mothers and babies.
Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) infection requiring hospitalization may be associated with later asthma development, especially when RSV hospitalization occurs in the later part of an infant's first year of life.
Contemporary Pediatrics recently spoke with Mary Koslap-Petraco, DNP, PNP-BC, CPNP, FAANP, a nationally known expert in immunization practice, about why measles infection rates have skyrocketed in her home state of New York, what’s in store for the rest of the United States during the current measles outbreak, and how physicians can engage with parents to boost immunization rates.