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CDC, AAP recommend doxycycline for treating tickborne rickettsial diseases

AAP SmartBrief | Jul 18, 2016

The CDC and the American Academy of Pediatrics have urged pediatricians to immediately administer doxycycline in youths of all ages with suspected tickborne rickettsial infections. Pediatricians should continue treatment until clinical improvement is observed and for at least three days after fever is resolved, while those with anaplasmosis should be monitored for 10 days for possible co-infection with Borrelia burgdorferi, according to the article in the CDC's Morbidity and Mortality Report. AAP News (07/15)


Study: Meningitis B vaccine immunity lower than expected

AAP SmartBrief | Jul 21, 2016

Possible case of local Zika transmission investigated in Fla.

AAP SmartBrief | Jul 20, 2016

Looming Zika threat in US prompts creation of infant care guidelines

AAP SmartBrief | Jul 22, 2016

Fragile X Syndrome Myth Busters

AAP SmartBrief | Jul 19, 2016

AAP issues recommendations on reducing screen violence exposure in youths

AAP SmartBrief | Jul 19, 2016

Zika Virus: What Pediatricians Need to Know

AAP SmartBrief | Jul 21, 2016

Why are pediatric malpractice suits so expensive and how can they be prevented?

AAP SmartBrief | Jul 19, 2016

AAP encourages evidence-based, age-appropriate sex education for children

AAP SmartBrief | Jul 19, 2016

Study sheds light on how the Zika virus enters the womb

AAP SmartBrief | Jul 20, 2016


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AAP SmartBrief | Jul 22, 2016

Fragile X Syndrome Myth Busters

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Keeping military kids safe and sound

AAP SmartBrief | Jul 21, 2016

Zika Virus: What Pediatricians Need to Know

AAP SmartBrief | Jul 21, 2016

Webinar: Building Effective Partnerships between Pediatrics and Public Health

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