[Correspondence] Antibiotic prescribing in general practice during COVID-19 and beyond

Di |2022-12-08T00:30:03+01:00Dicembre 8th, 2022|Categorie: Coronavirus Lancet|

Richard Armitage and Laura B Nellums1 reported that when accounting for changes in appointment numbers, the total number of antibiotics prescribed between April 1, and Aug 31, 2020, was 6·71% higher than expected—a statistically significant increase.

[Articles] Safety of age-dosed, single low-dose primaquine in children with glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency who are infected with Plasmodium falciparum in Uganda and the Democratic Republic of the Congo: a randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled, non-inferiority trial

Di |2022-12-01T00:30:02+01:00Dicembre 1st, 2022|Categorie: Coronavirus Lancet|

Gametocytocidal, age-dosed, single low-dose primaquine was well tolerated in children from Uganda and the Democratic Republic of the Congo who were infected with P falciparum, and the safety profile of this treatment was similar to that of the placebo....

[Articles] Malaria outbreak in Laos driven by a selective sweep for Plasmodium falciparum kelch13 R539T mutants: a genetic epidemiology analysis

Di |2022-12-01T00:30:02+01:00Dicembre 1st, 2022|Categorie: Coronavirus Lancet|

These results strongly suggest that the outbreak was driven by a selective sweep, possibly associated with multidrug-resistant phenotypes of the outbreak strains. Established resistant populations can circulate at low frequencies for years before sudde...

[Corrections] Correction to Lancet Infect Dis 2022; published online Nov 18. https://doi.org/10.1016/S1473-3099(22)00733-2

Di |2022-11-30T00:30:03+01:00Novembre 30th, 2022|Categorie: Coronavirus Lancet|

Arora P, Kempf A, Nehlmeier I, et al. Omicron sublineage BQ.1.1 resistance to monoclonal antibodies. Lancet Infect Dis 2022; published online Nov 18. https://doi.org/10.1016/S1473-3099(22)00733-2—In this Correspondence, in the figure the number above t...