Helena Ambrožová

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UNLABELLED PURPOSE OF THE TRIAL: To establish the involvement of viruses in the aetiology of diarrhoeal disorders in children, the incidence of individual viruses in various age groups and in different seasons, the impact of the aetiological agent on the clinical picture, the severity of the disorder, therapy and duration of hospital stay. The significance(More)
Our study has been aimed at demonstrating the main role of viruses in the aetiology of acute gastroenteritis in children less than 5 years old and at pointing out the diagnostic potential of electron microscopy in the diagnosis of viral gastroenteritis. A prospective study was conducted to analyse the aetiology of diarrhoeal diseases in children less than 5(More)
Panton–Valentine leukocidin-producing strains of Staphylococcus aureus can cause severe skin and soft tissue infections and necrotizing pneumonia with a high mortality rate. This is a report on the first case of fatal pneumonia with mediastinitis in an infant in the Czech Republic. The causative agent was a methicillin-susceptible S. aureus strain with(More)
Enterohaemorrhagic Escherichia coli first described in the United States in 1983, are important, worldwide spread zoonotic pathogens with a significant outbreak potential. Besides uncomplicated diarrhoea, they can cause severe complications in children and adults including haemolytic - uremic syndrome and rarely thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura.(More)
Botulism, a life-threatening condition, is very rare in the Czech Republic. Since 1960, a total of 155 cases have been reported; between 2010 and 2012, not a single case was identified. This is a case report of familiar occurrence of botulism following consumption of home-made pork and liver pâté in three family members admitted to the Department of(More)
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