The Guest Editors have compiled a comprehensive issue that addresses the current clinical diagnosis, treatment,and management of infections in children. Top authors in their field have written review articles on the following topics: Update on Varicella Zoster Virus in Children; Emerging Respiratory Viruses in Children; Bronchiolitis in Children; Antimicrobial resistance in pediatrics in Children; New updates in influenza vaccination in Children; Changing epidemiology of CAP in Children; Zika Virus in Children; Ebola Virus in Children; Infections in Children on biologics; New rapid diagnostics in Children; Infections in HSCT Children; Changing epidemiology of H. influenzae infections in Children; Norovirus in Children; PEP in children; Syphilis in Children; Encephalitis in Children; and Malaria in Children. Infectious disease physicians will have the most current and up-to-date best practice information in their field.
By Jason G. Newland, MD, MEd, Professor of Pediatrics
Director, Antimicrobial Stewardship Program
St. Louis Children’s Hospital and Jennifer Schuster, MD, MSCI, Children's Mercy Hospital and Clinics, Kansas City, MO