lower respiratory tract infection


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lower respiratory tract infection

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Antimicrobial susceptibility pattern of clinical isolates of Pseudomonas aeruginosa isolated from patients of lower respiratory tract infections.
The greatest mean length of stay was due, in descending order, to prematurity, meningitis, sepsis, lower respiratory tract infections, bronchiolitis, and acute gastroenteritis.
Conclusions: Although no correlation was found between vitamin D level and lower respiratory tract infection, it is recommended that vitamin D level should be measured in children with lower respiratory tract infection and vitamin D supplementation should be given to all children especially in winter months based on the fact that the level of vitamin D was lower than normal in approximately half of the children included in the study and considering the effects of vitamin D on infections, pulmonary functions and immunity.
Using univariate analysis, children having symptoms of breathlessness and lower respiratory tract infection at the time of admission were more likely to be suffer from measles (Table-3).
Aetiology of lower respiratory tract infection in Benin City, Nigeria.
Not breastfeeding is positively associated with risk of lower respiratory tract infection, (15) and higher social class is negatively associated with both a) not breastfeeding (17) and b) respiratory tract infection.
However, in cattle with lower respiratory tract infection relative neutrophilia was observed in addition to increased eosinophilic count (Table 2).
20) Even when antibiotics are indicated for lower respiratory tract infections, doctors are dismal at adhering to local guidelines.
Background & objectives: Mycoplasma pneumoniae is known to be a major cause of lower respiratory tract infections in children.
Etiology and clinical features of lower respiratory tract infection in adults in general practice.
A new scientific network, known as GRACE, standing for Genomics to Combat Resistance against Antibiotics in Community-acquired Lower Respiratory Tract Infection in Europe, supported by the EU's Sixth Research Framework Programme, to tackle the increasing problem of resistance to antibiotics when dealing with respiratory illnesses, such as bronchitis or pneumonia.
In a recently published epidemiologic study, Martinez et al (14) observed a significantly higher total serum IgE level during the acute phase when compared with the convalescent phase of the lower respiratory tract infection in persistent wheezers.

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