LRTI


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LRTI

Lower respiratory tract infection
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Despite sustained efforts to decrease this, including better access to vaccination and strengthening of primary healthcare services, childhood LRTIs continue to impact significantly on child health.
Although RSV is mainly known as a cause of bronchiolitis in children, it can also be an important cause of illness the elderly, in whom it can cause pneumonia and other LRTI (3,36,37).
7) In our study, pneumocystosis, CAP, tuberculosis, and LRTI were the most frequent causes of hospitalization.
A high incidence rate for hospitalizations secondary to LRTI and sepsis was observed among low-birthweight infants as compared to their peers.
The children who were not in the appropriate height and weight percentile for age, who had a history of premature delivery, who had malnutrition or chronic disease, who received breastmilk for less than 6 months, whose immunizations were incomplete, who were warmed by stove or open fre at home, who were exposed to indoor smoking, who had crowded life conditions, who had a history of recurrent LRTI and who had not received vitamin D supplementation in the first year of life were not included in the study (In our country, a supplement of 400 IU vitamin D has been given to all babies aged between 0 and 12 months since 2005 for the aim of preventing vitamin D deficiency).
In previously reported cases in HSCT recipients, a 5-day course of nebulized DAS181 was successful in clearing the infection in two patients with severe PIV LRTI requiring mechanical ventilation [10].
The prevalence of culture-positive LRTI was significantly affected by age (p = 0.
The major causative organism of viral LRTI in infants has been identified as respiratory syncytial virus (RSV).
These outbreaks demonstrate that hMPV, a recently described pathogen that would not have been detected without the use of molecular diagnostics in these outbreaks, is associated with severe LRTI and should be considered as a possible etiology of respiratory outbreaks in SNFs.