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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According to the company, Zinacef (Cefuroxime Sodium) is indicated for the treatment of patients with infections caused by susceptible strains of the designated organisms in lower respiratory tract, urinary tract, skin and skin-structure infections, septicemia, meningitis, gonorrhea and bone and joint infections.
KEY WORDS: Environmental factors, Lower respiratory tract infection, Risk factors.
It would be consistent with findings in animal models showing the virus replicates very well in the lower respiratory tract," said Dr.
Loeb and his colleagues randomized 680 nursing home residents with pneumonia or other lower respiratory tract infections to either usual care or treatment according to a clinical algorithm designed to encourage on-site care (JAMA 2006;295:2503-10).
New human coronavirus, HCoV-NL63, associated with severe lower respiratory tract disease in Australia.
What is the optimal management strategy for acute uncomplicated lower respiratory tract infection?
This PA will stimulate and build research against airborne chemical threats that affect the upper and lower respiratory tract, and will suggest potential therapy to prevent or limit development of pulmonary edema, which is a major complication of airway chemical irritation.
In adults, RSV usually causes upper respiratory tract manifestations but may cause lower respiratory tract disease.
He advised that the common cold and flu in children should not be taken lightly as these might lead to lower respiratory tract infections including pneumonia.
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.

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