Varying laboratory cutoff values make interpretation for population study difficult if used as single confirmatory test Culture 50%-70% Permits Best done surveillance during and is helpful catarrhal
phase in determining or beginning of specific paroxysmal strains, as phase.
Some in this group were still consuming dairy products, which have been implicated in chronic catarrhal
complaints such as OME.
or atrophic stage, in which patients have a nonspecific rhinitis that then develops into a purulent nasal discharge with mucosal crusting.
The leaves are useful in relieving flatulence, promoting the removal of catarrhal
matter and phlegm from the bronchial tubes, arid in increasing secretion and discharge of urine.
Confirmed case: (a) by laboratorial criteria: isolation of Bordetella pertussis; (b) by epidemiological criteria: any suspected case which has had contact with a pertussis confirmed case by laboratory testing, between the beginning of the catarrhal
period up to three weeks after onset of the disease paroxysmal period; (c) by clinical criteria: every suspected case of pertussis whose hemogram shows leukocytosis (over 20,000 leukocytes/m[m.
While food allergy is now accepted as a valid syndrome which mimics many common illnesses and is estimated to affect about 8% of children and 2% of adults (Kay & Lessof, 1992), there is much controversy over whether chronic Candida syndrome (Candida albicans overgrowth) causes food allergies and many other symptoms including bowel disturbance, fatigue, palpitations, thrush, menstrual difficulties and catarrhal
problems (Cater II, 1995, Kay & Lessof, 1992).
The decoction of leaves is used for treatment of inflammation, eye-disease, toothache, leucoderma, enlargement of the spleen, ulcers, cancers, catarrhal
fever, rheumatoid arthritis, gonorrhea, sinuses, scrofulous sores, bronchitis and as tonics, vermifuge, lactagogue and emmenagogue.
Our histological studies in approximately one-third of infant deaths from SIDS showed signs of moderate catarrhal
inflammation in the respiratory passages and alveoli.
5%) specimens, the appendix showed an acute catarrhal
As a pectoral the juice is given with the juice of fresh ginger; is administered to children in catarrhal
inflammation of the throat, larynx and bronchi, cough, difficult respiration and indigestion.
For them, "The present pandemic will not have been suffered in vain if intensive investigation is pursued on catarrhal
diseases in general, and if these great cause of national disability and mortality are brought more nearly under control" (Newsholme 1918, 693).
jaundice sporadic and epidemic and its relation to acute yellow atrophy of the liver.