journal cover

Epidemiology of acute respiratory infections in children of developing countries

Reviews of Infectious Diseases

May 1, 1991

S Berman

Abstract

Acute respiratory infections cause four and a half million deaths among children every year, the overwhelming majority occurring in developing countries. Pneumonia unassociated with measles causes 70% of these deaths; post-measles pneumonia, 15%; pertussis, 10%; and bronchiolitis and cr...read more

Mentioned in this Paper

Influenza
Measles
Meningitis, Haemophilus
Pneumonia
Respiratory Tract Infections
Bacterial Infections
Upper Respiratory Infections
Virus Diseases
Vitamin A Deficiency
Pertussis
2
92
1
Paper Details
References
  • References
  • Citations92
  • finger pointing at paper

    References currently unavailable

    We're still populating references for this paper, please check back later.
  • References
  • Citations92
12345...

Similar Papers Found In These Feeds

Viral Respiratory Diseases

Viral respiratory infections can affect the upper or lower respiratory tract. These lung and airway infections can be caused by numerous different viruses and can be dangerous for those who have a weakened immune system. Discover the latest research on viral respiratory diseases here.

Measles

Measles is a highly contagious disease caused by measles virus and is one of the most devastating infectious diseases of man. Discover the latest research on measles here.

Pertussis

Pertussis, known as whooping cough, is caused by the bacteria Bordetella pertussis. Pertussis vaccines are effective for disease prevention. Discover the latest research on Pertussis here.

Influenza Virus

Influenza viruses comprise a major class of human respiratory pathogens, responsible for causing morbidity and mortality worldwide. Discover the latest research on Influenza Viruses here.

Sexual Transmitted Disease

Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs) includes a series of syndromes caused by pathogens that can be acquired by sexual intercourse or sexual activity. Discover the latest research on Sexually Transmitted Diseases here.

Chlamydia

Chlamydia is a sexually transmitted infection caused by the bacteria Chlamydia trachomatis. It can be asymptomatic or manifest into other serious complications such as Pelvic Inflammatory Disease. Discover the latest research on Chlamydia here.

Allergy And Infectious Diseases

Allergies result from the hyperreactivity of the immune system to some environmental substance and can be life-threatening. Infectious diseases are caused by organisms including bacteria, viruses, fungi and parasites. They can be transmitted different ways, such as person-to-person. Here is the latest research on allergy and infectious diseases.

Viral Pneumonia

Viral pneumonias account for at least 17% of cases of community-acquired pneumonia in children and in adults. Here is the latest research.

Influenza

Influenza, commonly known as the flu, is an infectious disease caused by an influenza virus.Symptoms can be mild to severe. The most common symptoms include: high fever, runny nose, sore throat, muscle pains, headache, coughing, sneezing, and feeling tired. Discover the latest research on influenza here.

Bacterial Pneumonia

Bacterial pneumonia is a prevalent and costly infection that is a significant cause of morbidity and mortality in patients of all ages. Here is the latest research.

© 2020 Meta ULC. All rights reserved

Epidemiology of acute respiratory infections in children of developing countries

Reviews of Infectious Diseases

May 1, 1991

S Berman

PMID: 1862276

DOI: 10.1093/clinids/13.supplement_6.s454

Abstract

Acute respiratory infections cause four and a half million deaths among children every year, the overwhelming majority occurring in developing countries. Pneumonia unassociated with measles causes 70% of these deaths; post-measles pneumonia, 15%; pertussis, 10%; and bronchiolitis and cr...read more

Mentioned in this Paper

Influenza
Measles
Meningitis, Haemophilus
Pneumonia
Respiratory Tract Infections
Bacterial Infections
Upper Respiratory Infections
Virus Diseases
Vitamin A Deficiency
Pertussis
2
92
1

Similar Papers Found In These Feeds

Related Papers

Paper Details
References
  • References
  • Citations92
  • finger pointing at paper

    References currently unavailable

    We're still populating references for this paper, please check back later.
  • References
  • Citations92
12345...
/papers/epidemiology-of-acute-respiratory-infections-in/1862276