A study undertaken in South Korea has shown that the viral load in asymptomatic COVID-19 patients is the same as in those who show symptoms of the disease and this could be contributing to the spread of the infection in populations.
Browsing: Respiratory Infection
Researchers at Dartmouth’s Geisel School of Medicine have found that hypoxic conditions are linked to a hypoxia-typic morphotype of the pathogen Aspergillus fumigatus. This morphotype worsens the diseases progression of invasive aspergillosis in a murine model.
New research shows that hydrogen peroxide released by Streptococcus pneumoniae inhibits key components of the innate immune system. This contributes to the successful pathogen colonization of the host and causes pneumonia.
New research has discovered a link between dietary zinc intake and protection against Streptococcus pneumoniae, suggesting it aids the immune system.
Mode of delivery can alter an infant’s gut microbiota, irrespective of maternal antibiotic exposure, and this in turn could impact respiratory health in the first year of life, according to research presented at ECCMID.
In this infographic we take a look at the RSV vaccines currently in the clinical pipeline and their target population from Phase I to Phase III.
Take a look behind the scenes of a recent Future Microbiology paper as we ask the authors about the challenges in treating respiratory tract infections and how nanomedicines could help.
New data analysis of three clinical trials has suggested that a precision medicine approach could allow some pulmonary TB patients to have significantly shorter treatment periods.
Roche has announced the FDA approval of Xofluza™, the first and only single-dose oral medicine approved to treat flu.