Lung Infection

Human Rhinovirus Incidence in Infants With Fever

Human Rhinovirus Incidence in Infants With Fever

For febrile infants, human rhinovirus is common, and detection does not alter risk of concomitant urinary tract infection or invasive bacterial infection.

Diagnosing Bacterial Respiratory Tract Infections via Novel Mobile Spectrometer

Diagnosing Bacterial Respiratory Tract Infections via Novel Mobile Spectrometer

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A gas-capillary column ion mobility spectrometer may be a feasible and noninvasive tool for clinicians to diagnose respiratory tract infections in hospitalized patients.

A 44-Year-Old Man With Persistent Upper Respiratory Infection

A 44-Year-Old Man With Persistent Upper Respiratory Infection

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A middle-aged man with no significant medical history presents to his local urgent care with flu-like symptoms but sees no improvement after starting antibiotics.

Distinct Clinical Phenotypes in Interstitial Lung Disease May Better Predict Outcomes

Distinct Clinical Phenotypes in Interstitial Lung Disease May Better Predict Outcomes

Clustering patients with interstitial lung disease independently predicted progression-free and transplant-free survival.

Postoperative Pneumonia Risk Following Anatomic Lung Resection

Postoperative Pneumonia Risk Following Anatomic Lung Resection

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Patients who underwent open lung resections had a significantly higher incidence of postoperative pneumonia vs minimally invasive surgery.

Airway Mucin May Serve as Confirmatory Biomarker for Chronic Bronchitis

Airway Mucin May Serve as Confirmatory Biomarker for Chronic Bronchitis

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Current and former smokers with COPD had much higher total airway mucin concentrations compared with patients who had never smoked.

Delayed Gastric Motility Post-Lung Transplantation in Patients With No Prior GI Surgery

Delayed Gastric Motility Post-Lung Transplantation in Patients With No Prior GI Surgery

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Underlying cystic fibrosis may be a risk factor for the prediction of delayed gastric emptying in patients who undergo lung transplantation.

Expert Panel Updates Recommendations for Endoscopic Lung Volume Reduction for Emphysema

Expert Panel Updates Recommendations for Endoscopic Lung Volume Reduction for Emphysema

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Advanced emphysema may benefit from endoscopic lung reduction treatment.

Celiac Disease in High-Risk Children: Do Respiratory Infections Increase Risk?

Celiac Disease in High-Risk Children: Do Respiratory Infections Increase Risk?

Respiratory infection frequency during the first 2 years of life is tied to celiac disease risk in high-risk children.

High-Dose Vitamin D Does Not Prevent URTI in Young Healthy Children

High-Dose Vitamin D Does Not Prevent URTI in Young Healthy Children

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Increasing Vitamin D supplements does not prevent winter upper respiratory tract infections in young healthy children.

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