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Prevalence of respiratory syncytial virus infection in Italian infants hospitalized for acute lower respiratory tract infections, and association between respiratory syncytial virus infection risk
This study was designed to collect data on the prevalence of respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) infection in Italy in infants hospitalized for lower respiratory tract infections, and to evaluate whichExpand
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Humoral response to recombinant hepatitis B virus vaccine at birth: role of HLA and beyond.
From 1991 to 1998 we vaccinated 4835 neonates against hepatitis B virus (HBV) and monitored their humoral response to the recombinant vaccine. In a sample of 184 of these babies we studied theExpand
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Immunogenicity of a three-component acellular pertussis vaccine administered at birth.
OBJECTIVE To evaluate within the first 6 months of birth the immunogenicity of a 3-component acellular pertussis (aP) vaccine containing filamentous hemagglutinin (FHA), pertactine (PRN), andExpand
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Neurodevelopmental outcome in very low birth weight infants at 24 months and 5 to 7 years of age: changing diagnosis.
We describe the long-term development of 53 very low birth weight premature infants. The children were divided into 2 groups on the basis of ultrasound scan, and classified as: group I, patients withExpand
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Medicines for children licensed by the European Agency for the Evaluation of Medicinal Products
Abstract Objective. The aim of this study was to evaluate the number and the characteristics of medicines approved for children in Europe by the European Agency for the Evaluation of MedicinalExpand
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Growing skull fractures of childhood. Case report and review of 132 cases.
Authors report a case of growing skull fracture, unusual complication of linear skull fracture in infancy and childhood. A review of 132 cases reported in literature is done with an analysis ofExpand
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Pathology of infantile cortical hyperostosis (Caffey's disease). Report of a case.
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Ultrasonic evaluation of kidney length in term and preterm infants
Kidney length was evaluated by ultrasound in 132 healthy neonates with gestational ages from 27 to 42 weeks and birth weights from 790 to 4200g. A highly significant correlation was found between theExpand
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Intravenous gammaglobulin therapy for prophylaxis of infection in high-risk neonates.
The safety and effectiveness of intravenously administered gammaglobulin therapy for prophylaxis of infection was evaluated in 133 high-risk neonates. The infants were stratified into two groups:Expand
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