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Etiology of acute respiratory infections in children in tropical southern India

Reviews of Infectious Diseases

May 1, 1991

Thomas J JohnM Joseph John

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Nasopharyngeal secretions and throat-swab specimens from 809 children less than 6 years old with acute respiratory infection were examined by culture and indirect immunofluorescence for the presence of virus or viral antigen. Blood was cultured for the presence of bacteria in selected c...read more

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Streptomyces aureus
Pharyngeal Structure
Packera aurea
Communicable Diseases
Blood culture
Tropical Climate
Haemophilus influenzae
Presence of Virus (Procedure)
Acute Disease
Nasopharynx
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Etiology of acute respiratory infections in children in tropical southern India

Reviews of Infectious Diseases

May 1, 1991

Thomas J JohnM Joseph John

PMID: 1862277

DOI: 10.1093/clinids/13.supplement_6.s463

Abstract

Nasopharyngeal secretions and throat-swab specimens from 809 children less than 6 years old with acute respiratory infection were examined by culture and indirect immunofluorescence for the presence of virus or viral antigen. Blood was cultured for the presence of bacteria in selected c...read more

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Streptomyces aureus
Pharyngeal Structure
Packera aurea
Communicable Diseases
Blood culture
24
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