Sweta Gupta

Editor, Infectious Disease Advisor

Most Recent Articles by Sweta Gupta

Obstructive Sleep Apnea Severity Not Associated With Hematocrit Level, Erythrocytosis

Obstructive Sleep Apnea Severity Not Associated With Hematocrit Level, Erythrocytosis

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Hematocrit levels and presence of erythrocytosis were associated with awake and nocturnal hypoxemia, according to the study.

Pediatric Multiple Sclerosis Linked to Epstein-Barr, Herpes Simplex Virus Exposure

Pediatric Multiple Sclerosis Linked to Epstein-Barr, Herpes Simplex Virus Exposure

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Increased risk of pediatric multiple sclerosis was observed in patients with prior exposure to EBV, HSV-1, and vitamin D deficiency.

Sepsis Associated With Long-term Seizure Risk

Sepsis Associated With Long-term Seizure Risk

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Sepsis is associated with pathways that lead to permanent neurological sequelae.

Parkinson's Disease Linked to Hepatitis B, C Infection

Parkinson's Disease Linked to Hepatitis B, C Infection

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People with HBV were 76% more likely and those with HCV were 51% more likely to develop PD than people in the comparison group.

How To Reduce Hospital-Acquired Infections

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Patients were 10% to 30% less likely to acquire a multidrug-resistant organism or C difficile if enhanced disinfection strategies were used in hospitals.

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