lower respiratory tract

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Noun1.lower respiratory tract - the bronchi and lungs
lung - either of two saclike respiratory organs in the chest of vertebrates; serves to remove carbon dioxide and provide oxygen to the blood
respiratory tract, airway - the passages through which air enters and leaves the body
bronchial tube, bronchus - either of the two main branches of the trachea
bronchiole - any of the smallest bronchial ducts; ending in alveoli
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A study has recently warned that individuals with poor kidney function had an increased risk of developing infections acquired in the community - lower respiratory tract infections, urinary tract infections and sepsis.
To estimate serum vitamin A levels in children aged 6 months to 6 years during Acute Gastroenteritis and Lower Respiratory Tract Infection.
When the two cohorts of children with Down syndrome were combined, 180 children (46%) had a risk factor for severe lower respiratory tract infections caused by respiratory syncytial virus (RSV).
The requirement for inhaled zanamivir in natural infections (6,7) points to aerosol contribution and to the lower respiratory tract as the preferred site.
Of infections in the SLE patients, 29% involved the skin and/or mucosa, 22% involved the lower respiratory tract, and 14% involved the upper respiratory tract, Dr.
To date, the literature contains only a few scattered case reports and a few cases mentioned in reviews of amyloidosis localized to either the upper or lower respiratory tract. A review of the world literature over the past 100 years identified a total of 29 previously reported cases (table 1).
Lower respiratory tract pathogens and their antimicrobial susceptibility pattern in a medical hospital of central Nepal.
Recurrent, protracted and persistent lower respiratory tract infection: A neglected clinical entity.
Moreover, most cases of severe RSV lower respiratory tract infection occur in otherwise healthy infants aged less than 5 months, when active immunization presents daunting challenges.
Hyponatremia is seen in various inflammatory diseases such as acute meningitis, acute lower respiratory tract infections, febrile convulsions, and Kawasaki disease in children.
Key Words: Lower respiratory tract infections, Antibiogram, Antimicrobial resistance, Pseudomonas aeruginosa
Lower respiratory tract infections (LRTIs), including pneumonia and bronchiolitis, are a leading cause of death in under-fives around the world.

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