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Etiology of acute respiratory infections in children in tropical southern India

Reviews of Infectious Diseases

May 1, 1991

T J JohnM 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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Visceral Pleura
Respiratory Syncytial Virus Infections
Haemophilus influenzae
Meningitis, Haemophilus
Virus Diseases
Nasopharynx
Bronchiolitis
Acute Respiratory Infections
Paramyxoviridae Infections
Pyopneumothorax
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Etiology of acute respiratory infections in children in tropical southern India

Reviews of Infectious Diseases

May 1, 1991

T J JohnM 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

Mentioned in this Paper

Visceral Pleura
Respiratory Syncytial Virus Infections
Haemophilus influenzae
Meningitis, Haemophilus
Virus Diseases
Nasopharynx
Bronchiolitis
Acute Respiratory Infections
Paramyxoviridae Infections
Pyopneumothorax
27
1

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

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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.

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