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Seasonal influenza in adults and children--diagnosis, treatment, chemoprophylaxis, and institutional outbreak management: clinical practice guidelines of the Infectious Diseases Society of America.
Guidelines for the treatment of persons with influenza virus infection were prepared by an Expert Panel of the Infectious Diseases Society of America. The evidence-based guidelines encompassExpand
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An epidemiological investigation of a sustained high rate of pediatric parapneumonic empyema: risk factors and microbiological associations.
We investigated the increasing incidence of pediatric empyema during the 1990s at Primary Children's Medical Center in Salt Lake City. Of 540 children hospitalized with community-acquired bacterialExpand
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Viral Infections of the Lower Respiratory Tract: Old Viruses, New Viruses, and the Role of Diagnosis
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  • Clinical infectious diseases : an official…
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Abstract Viral infections of the lower respiratory tract cause an enormous disease burden in children, and the role of respiratory viruses in serious lower respiratory tract infections (LRTIs) inExpand
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Antibiotic Prescribing in Ambulatory Pediatrics in the United States
BACKGROUND: Antibiotics are commonly prescribed for children with conditions for which they provide no benefit, including viral respiratory infections. Broad-spectrum antibiotic use is increasing,Expand
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Antibiotic prescribing for adults in ambulatory care in the USA, 2007-09.
OBJECTIVES To determine patterns of ambulatory antibiotic prescribing in US adults, including the use of broad-spectrum versus narrow-spectrum agents, to provide a description of the diagnoses forExpand
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Gordonia species: emerging pathogens in pediatric patients that are identified by 16S ribosomal RNA gene sequencing.
Gordonia species are emerging pathogens that are often misidentified as Rhodococcus or Nocardia species but are reliably distinguished by 16S ribosomal RNA gene sequencing. We present a case seriesExpand
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Temporal trends of invasive disease due to Streptococcus pneumoniae among children in the intermountain west: emergence of nonvaccine serogroups.
BACKGROUND Use of the heptavalent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV-7 [Prevnar]) has been associated with decreased a incidence of invasive pneumococcal disease (IPD) among children in the UnitedExpand
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Pneumococcal necrotizing pneumonia in Utah: does serotype matter?
BACKGROUND Streptococcus pneumoniae is the most common cause of bacterial pneumonia in children. Despite the use of the 7-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine, the incidence of pneumococcalExpand
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Hemolytic-uremic syndrome during an outbreak of Escherichia coli O157:H7 infections in institutions for mentally retarded persons: clinical and epidemiologic observations.
PURPOSE To describe an outbreak of Escherichia coli O175:H7 infection resulting in a high rate of progression to hemolytic-uremic syndrome, and to attempt to identify predictors of and risk factorsExpand
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Impact of the Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine on Pneumococcal Parapneumonic Empyema
Background: Pediatric pneumococcal parapneumonic empyema (PPE) has become increasingly common. In the last decade, Utah has had one of the highest rates of PPE in the United States, 14/100,000Expand
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