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ALLMedicine™ Lower Respiratory Tract Infections Center

Research & Reviews  164 results

Risk of lower respiratory tract infections: A genome-wide association study with Mendel...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cmi.2021.11.004
Clinical Microbiology and Infection : the Official Public... Flatby HM, Rasheed H et. al.

Nov 12th, 2021 - Lower respiratory tract infections (LRTIs) are a leading cause of morbidity and mortality worldwide. Few studies have previously investigated the genetic susceptibility and potential risk factors for LRTI. We used data from UK Biobank, HUNT, and F...

Association between early childhood lower respiratory tract infections and subsequent a...
https://doi.org/10.1080/02770903.2021.1999469
The Journal of Asthma : Official Journal of the Associati... Brittan MS, Moss A et. al.

Oct 29th, 2021 - We examined the relationship between recurrent lower respiratory tract infections (LRTI) in young children and subsequent childhood asthma outcomes. Retrospective cohort study using 2009-2017 Colorado All Payer Claims Database to assess 0- to 2-ye...

Multistep antimicrobial stewardship intervention on antibiotic prescriptions and treatm...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8550372
PloS One; Rossin S, Barbieri E et. al.

Oct 28th, 2021 - The Italian antimicrobial prescription rate is one of the highest in Europe, and antibiotic resistance has become a serious problem with high costs and severe consequences, including prolonged illnesses, the increased period of hospitalization and...

Antibiotics for lower respiratory tract infection in children presenting in primary car...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8542731
Lancet (London, England); Little P, Francis NA et. al.

Sep 26th, 2021 - Antibiotic resistance is a global public health threat. Antibiotics are very commonly prescribed for children presenting with uncomplicated lower respiratory tract infections (LRTIs), but there is little evidence from randomised controlled trials ...

Clinical decision making is improved by BioFire Pneumonia Plus in suspected lower respi...
https://doi.org/10.1111/tid.13725
Transplant Infectious Disease : an Official Journal of Th... Kayser MZ, Seeliger B et. al.

Sep 21st, 2021 - Lower respiratory tract infections (LRTIs) are a significant cause of morbidity and mortality in lung transplant (LTx) recipients. Timely and precise pathogen detection is vital to successful treatment. Multiplex PCR kits with short turnover times...

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News  12 results

No Clinical Benefit of Antibiotics in Children with Uncomplicated LRTI
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/950533

Sep 27th, 2021 - Takeaway Amoxicillin did not provide additional clinical benefit vs placebo in reducing symptom duration among children with acute uncomplicated lower respiratory tract infections (LRTIs) in primary care. Why this matters Considering the growing g...

Fast Five Quiz: Respiratory Syncytial Virus
https://reference.medscape.com/viewarticle/917209

Sep 24th, 2019 - Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) is a common disease among infants and young children worldwide. Global data from 2015 estimated that in children < 5 years of age, there were 33.1 million cases of RSV, which led to 3.2 million hospital admissions...

FDA clears procalcitonin test to hone antibiotic use in LRTI, sepsis
https://www.mdedge.com/infectiousdisease/article/132172/critical-care/fda-clears-procalcitonin-test-hone-antibiotic-use
Deepak Chitnis

Feb 24th, 2017 - The Food and Drug Administration has cleared the expanded use of a procalcitonin test to help determine antibiotic use in patients with lower respiratory tract infections (LRTI) and sepsis. The Vidas Brahms PCT Assay (bioMérieux) uses procalcitoni.

Gene Expression Profiles Distinguish, Track RSV Infection
https://www.staging.medscape.com/viewarticle/814571

Nov 18th, 2013 - A gene expression signature both distinguishes infection with respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) from other viral lower respiratory tract infections (LRTI) in infants and correlates degree of immune system suppression to severity of illness, accord...

Gene Expression Profiles Distinguish, Track RSV Infection
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/814571

Nov 18th, 2013 - A gene expression signature both distinguishes infection with respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) from other viral lower respiratory tract infections (LRTI) in infants and correlates degree of immune system suppression to severity of illness, accord...

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