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IDCRP at IDWeek October 7-11 | San Diego, CA

IDCRP researchers presented over 25 posters and an oral presentation on acute respiratory infections, deployment and travel related infections, Human Immunodeficiency Virus, sexually transmitted infections, skin and soft tissue infections and trauma related infections at IDWeek from October 7 to 11 in San Diego, CA.

Influenza vaccine may reduce symptoms in patients with influenza A/H3N2

Findings from an IDCRP study suggest that annual receipt of influenza vaccine, while not 100% effective in preventing disease, may be of some benefit by lessening the severity of symptoms among those who do get influenza. This study was conducted among young, otherwise healthy active duty military personnel and beneficiaries.

Whatman FTA Elute cards effective in storing genomic material in diarrheal pathogens

IDCRP researchers evaluated using filter-paper to collect and store diarrheal specimens.  Results from the study indicate that the FTA Elute card can effectively store genomic material in most diarrheal pathogens.