New study demonstrates viral family targeted by the immune response to Kawasaki disease

BALTIMORE – A new study identifies antigens targeted by the antibody response of children with Kawasaki Disease (KD). Findings will be presented during the Pediatric Academic Societies (PAS) 2019 Meeting, taking place on April 24 – May 1 in Baltimore. “To identify antigens targeted by the antibody response of children with KD, we identified plasmablasts…

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Impact of prescription drug monitoring programs on pediatric opioid exposures

BALTIMORE – A new study measures the impact state-run, prescription drug monitoring programs (PDMPs), pain clinic legislation and opioid prescribing guidelines have on opioid exposures among children. Findings from the study will be presented during the Pediatric Academic Societies (PAS) 2019 Meeting, taking place on April 24 – May 1 in Baltimore. “The U.S. remains…

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New study measures the impact of text message reminders on HPV vaccine series completion

IMAGE: The PAS Meeting is the leading event for academic pediatrics and child health research. view more  BALTIMORE – Text message reminders led to timely HPV vaccine series completion across a low-income, urban, minority population, according to a new study. Findings from the study will be presented during the Pediatric Academic Societies (PAS) 2019 Meeting, taking…

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