June 2018 Issue

Diagnosing and Treating Pediatric Tick- and Mosquito-Borne Diseases

This guide, developed by Nationwide Children’s Laboratory Services and Division of Infectious Diseases, reviews signs and symptoms, testing, diagnosis and treatment of Lyme disease, West Nile virus and other conditions.

PEG 3350 Use Not Associated With Abnormally High Glycol Levels in Children

A new study shows the laxative, commonly sold as MiraLAX, does not expose children to toxic amounts of ethylene glycol and other compounds.

Improving Outcomes in Pulmonary Vein Stenosis

Mortality rates haven’t changed in decades for this potentially devastating condition. A recent study serves as a call-to-arms and shows how much is unknown about the disease.

A New Approach to Severe BPD Therapy

A recent study may reinvent the treatment paradigm for infants with severe bronchopulmonary dysplasia based on three disease phenotypes.