Respiratory Tract Infection

Childhood Wheezing Illness Risk Modified by <i>Lactobacillus</i> Microbiome in RSV

Childhood Wheezing Illness Risk Modified by Lactobacillus Microbiome in RSV

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Nasopharyngeal detection and increased abundance of Lactobacillus during acute respiratory infection with respiratory syncytial virus was associated with a lower risk for childhood wheezing illnesses.

Nebulized Hypertonic Saline vs Normal Saline in Infants With Acute Bronchiolitis

Nebulized Hypertonic Saline vs Normal Saline in Infants With Acute Bronchiolitis

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Nebulized hypertonic saline may decrease length of hospital stay and improve clinical severity scores in infants with acute bronchiolitis.

Detection of respiratory viruses in febrile infants suggests lower risk of bacterial infection

Respiratory viruses were identified in 55% of febrile infants; those older than 28 days had a lower risk of bacterial infection when they tested positive for a respiratory virus.

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.

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