upper respiratory infection

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Related to upper respiratory infection: bronchitis, lower respiratory infection, Sinus infection
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Noun1.upper respiratory infection - infection of the upper respiratory tract
respiratory infection, respiratory tract infection - any infection of the respiratory tract

up·per res·pir·a·tor·y in·fec·tion

n. infección del tracto respiratorio superior.
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The researchers collected nasopharyngeal specimens once during each of the first 6 months, once in the child's 9th month, and during any viral upper respiratory infections to conduct bacterial cultures and viral polymerase chain reactions for 13 respiratory viruses.
Patients being treated for bacterial upper respiratory infections with antibiotics such as metronidazole (Flagyl) and trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole (Septra) are at increased risk since these drugs are known to interfere with Warfarin metabolism.
While the best way to prevent an upper respiratory infection is to avoid the virus from the beginning through simple steps, such as: regular hand washing, exercise, avoiding poorly ventilated areas and proximity to sick people, doctors all agree that reverting to a seasonal flu vaccine is necessary to avoid the influenza altogether.
People with low blood levels of vitamin D have a higher risk of colds and other upper respiratory infections, especially if they also have asthma or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
While nearly two-thirds were fully immunized with the pneumococcal conjugate (PCV7) vaccine, the investigators found no difference in the rates of AOM or sinusitis after upper respiratory infection when they compared children who were fully immunized with those who were not.
The combination of acute severe exertion, poor nutrition, and grueling work could increase susceptibility for upper respiratory infection (20).
Recirculation of air aboard commercial jets does not appear to increase the risk of upper respiratory infections, a study shows.
aureus in an intensive care unit was linked to a cloud adult--a physician who had a 3-week-long upper respiratory infection just prior to the outbreak.
Sometimes a viral upper respiratory infection can cause a separate bacterial infection such as otitis media, sinusitis, pneumonia, tonsillar disease, mastoiditis, and even meningitis.
com/research/e59154/acute_upper_respir) has announced the addition of GlobalData's new report "Acute Upper Respiratory Infections (AURI) Therapeutics - Pipeline Assessment and Market Forecasts to 2017" to their offering.
The researchers then noted how many people in each group were diagnosed with an upper respiratory infection marked by a severe sore throat during the following year.
Egberts-Greene said Wednesday she missed the court hearing because she had a doctor's appointment for an upper respiratory infection, Fleck said.

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