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How Do Physicians Immunize Their Own Children? Differences Among Pediatricians and Nonpediatricians
Context. Immunization has an essential impact on public health worldwide. Numerous studies have shown the efficacy of different vaccines to protect individuals from various diseases. However, someExpand
Percentage, bacterial etiology and antibiotic susceptibility of acute respiratory infection and pneumonia among children in rural Senegal.
Acute respiratory infections (ARI) are still a major health problem in most developing countries. So far no study has evaluated the importance of childhood ARI in rural Senegal. We prospectivelyExpand
Concentrations of azithromycin in tonsilar and/or adenoid tissue from paediatric patients.
Azithromycin levels in tonsillar and/or adenoid tissue were determined in children (1.6-7.5 years old) who were scheduled for surgical removal of their tonsils and/or adenoids. The children receivedExpand
Cytomegalovirus Fetal Infection: Prenatal Diagnosis
We report the results of prenatal diagnosis in 15 cases of primary cytomegalovirus infection during pregnancy. Sixteen fetuses (one twin pregnancy) were examined by ultrasonography, amniocentesis,Expand
Intestinal Spirochetosis mimicking inflammatory bowel disease in children
BackgroundIntestinal spirochetosis is an unusual infection in children and its clinical significance in humans is uncertain. The presence of these microorganisms in humans is well-known since theExpand
Severe Postnatally Acquired Cytomegalovirus Infection Presenting with Colitis, Pneumonitis and Sepsis-Like Syndrome in an Extremely Low Birthweight Infant
Few cases of severe postnatally acquired cytomegalovirus (CMV) infection are reported in premature infants. We report on an extremely low birthweight (ELBW) preterm infant who presented with aExpand
Molecular epidemiology of the nasal colonization by methicillin-susceptible Staphylococcus aureus in Swiss children.
Nasal carriage of Staphylococcus aureus contributes to an increased risk of developing an infection with the same bacterial strain. Genetic regulatory elements and toxin-expressing genes areExpand
Parachlamydia and Rhabdochlamydia in Premature Neonates
To the Editor: New members have recently been recognized in the order Chlamydiales (1). The family Rhabdochlamydiaceae includes R. porcellionis (a parasite of Porcellio scaber) and R. crassificans (aExpand
In this cross-sectional multicenter study, we determined the rate of nasal carriage of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) in children admitted to 9 training hospitals in SwitzerlandExpand
Interpretation of primary care physicians' attitude regarding rotavirus immunisation using diffusion of innovation theories.
To evaluate primary care physicians' attitude towards implementation of rotavirus (RV) immunisation into the Swiss immunisation schedule, an eight-question internet-based questionnaire was sent toExpand