Performing fungal diagnostic preparations to confirm a suspected fungal infection should be a central tenant in dermatology, says this expert. But more than one-fifth of dermatologists surveyed said they never or rarely do fungal preparations in practice.
Staphylococcus aureus infections are becoming more challenging to treat due to methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA). A better understanding of cutaneous immune mechanisms will identify specific immune mechanisms to target for future vaccines and immunotherapies to ultimately address this serious public health threat.
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Immune responses to the latest shingles vaccine (Shingrix) last for at least three years after vaccination. The robust immune responses develop and persist in all age groups, according to a recent study in The Journal of Infectious Diseases.