LRTI

(redirected from Lower Respiratory Tract Illness)
AcronymDefinition
LRTILower Respiratory Tract Infections
LRTILower Respiratory Tract Illness
LRTILigament Reconstruction Tendon Interposition
LRTILegal Research and Training Institute (est. 1949; Ministry of Justice; South Korea)
LRTILong Range Thermal Imaging
LRTILodging, Restaurant and Tourism Index (Purdue University; Indiana)
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MEDI8897 is being developed for the passive immunisation of all infants, term and preterm, as part of the firm's aim to increase the number of infants who are protected from lower respiratory tract illness caused by respiratory syncytial virus.
The problem for parents, however, is in the recognition that a lower respiratory tract illness is worsening.
Those infants not in day care who experienced a lower respiratory tract illness had almost twice the risk of developing asthma relative to the entire cohort of study children (odds ratio 1.
Sixteen percent of the children in day care who did not experience a lower respiratory tract illness developed asthma.
During the first 28 days, eight children in the LAIV arm had nine events that may have been related to FluMist administration: fever (one), malaise (one), conjunctivitis (two), acute otitis media (one), sinusitis (one), pharyngitis (one), and lower respiratory tract illness (one).
Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) has a worldwide distribution and can cause serious lower respiratory tract illness (LRTI).
Lower respiratory tract illness caused by the respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) during the first 3 years of life is associated with a significant increase in the risk of wheezing during the first 10 years of life, a study of 888 children found.
HMPV was first described in a population of children in the Netherlands in 2001 (1) and has subsequently been linked with lower respiratory tract illness (LRTI) in children and adults (2,4).
To our knowledge, ours is the first reported finding of HMPV in Bangladesh demonstrating substantial contribution of HMPV to febrile and lower respiratory tract illness in children <13 years of age.
Williams and his associates at Vanderbilt University Medical Center was to determine the role of human metapneumovirus in lower respiratory tract illness in previously healthy infants and children.
Lower respiratory tract illness in the first two years of life: epidemiologic patterns and costs in a suburban pediatric practice.
The medical reports of 18 patients with HCoV-NL63-positive samples were retrospectively examined, and the following symptoms were noted: fever (61%, n = 11), rhinitis (39%, n = 7), lower respiratory tract illness (bronchiolitis, pneumonia [39%, n = 7]), digestive problems (diarrhea and abdominal pain [33%, n = 6]), otitis (28%, n = 5), pharyngitis (22%, n = 4), and conjunctivitis (17%, n = 3).
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