respiratory tract infection


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respiratory tract infection

any infectious disease of the upper or lower respiratory tract. Upper respiratory tract infections (URIs) includes the common cold, laryngitis, pharyngitis, rhinitis, sinusitis, and tonsillitis. Lower respiratory tract infections include bronchitis, bronchiolitis, pneumonia, and tracheitis.
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A diagnosis of upper respiratory tract infection (URTI), acute bronchitis, bronchiolitis, bronchopneumonia and pneumonia was made with evaluation of disease symptoms, physical examination findings and radiological data in association.
On the other hand, there doesn't seem to be anything to support the idea that vitamin D would help otherwise healthy people with normal, temporary respiratory tract infections.
Frequency of lower respiratory tract infection and influencing factors.
These findings suggest WUPyV may be a potential pathogenic agent in children with acute respiratory tract infections.
Practitioners spend significantly less time with a patient when they prescribe an antibiotic for a respiratory tract infection.
5) National, regional, and local resistance patterns must also be carefully considered, as will be discussed in "Treatment recommendations for patients with common respiratory tract infections with variables indicative of treatment failure" (see page $19).
Overall, lower respiratory tract infections were treated most often with macrolides, followed by fluoroquinolones.
This could potentially lead to a virtual European Lower Respiratory Tract Infection Research Centre.
In this column we will examine some more common prescription and non-prescription remedies for the upper respiratory tract infection.
The two groups developed the same number of lower respiratory tract infections (acute bronchitis and pneumonia), but those taking E were 20% less likely to develop an upper respiratory tract infection--particularly the common cold--and had colds of shorter duration.
Another investigation examined differences in upper respiratory tract infection (URTI) risk between 547 physically inactive and moderately active healthy adults aged 20 to 70 years.
11) We found that the single-dose treatment was just as effective as the multidose regimen except in children who had mucopurulent discharge at the time of surgery, those who had very thick glue, and those who had an upper respiratory tract infection or incipient otitis media.

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