respiratory tract infection

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Noun1.respiratory tract infection - any infection of the respiratory tract
infection - the pathological state resulting from the invasion of the body by pathogenic microorganisms
lower respiratory infection - infection of the lower respiratory tract
upper respiratory infection - infection of the upper respiratory tract
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Clinicians need to have confidence in pinpointing the causes of respiratory tract infections so they can treat the right pathogen to help each patient.
According to a statement from the private Guven Hospital in the capital Ankara, Demirel had been under treatment for renal failure, heart failure and acute respiratory tract infection since May 13.
According to a new study by researchers at Karolinska Institutet and Karolinska University Hospital published in the online scientific journal BMJ Open, treating infection-prone patients over a 12-month period with high doses of vitamin D reduces their risk of developing respiratory tract infection - and consequently their antibiotic requirement.
The association of vitamin D insufficiency and susceptibility to viral respiratory tract infections has been unclear, according to background information in the article.
Prevalence of human KI and WU polyomaviruses in children with acute respiratory tract infection in China.
The study, which was based on data from the National Ambulatory Medical Care Survey and National Hospital Ambulatory Medical Care Survey, also found that acute respiratory tract infection visit rates among people ages 5 and older remained stable from 1995-2006, but associated antibiotic prescription rates dropped by 18 percent.
lt;br /><br />The workshop was earlier reported to have a respiratory tract infection outbreak with a confirmed swine flu case affecting a 22-year-old man.
Health-related quality of life is not significantly improved in patients receiving antibiotics for an upper respiratory tract infection when compared with subjects receiving no antibiotic.
beta]-Lactamase inhibitors were the treatment of choice for upper respiratory tract infections for family practitioners and specialists.
In this column we will examine some more common prescription and non-prescription remedies for the upper respiratory tract infection.
11) We found that the single-dose treatment was just as effective as the multidose regimen except in children who had mucopurulent discharge at the time of surgery, those who had very thick glue, and those who had an upper respiratory tract infection or incipient otitis media.
Acute attacks of multiple sclerosis often occur soon after a viral infection, such as upper respiratory tract infection, so the anti-virus effects of Betaseron might be important.

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