Lower respiratory tract infection

Known as: chest colds, chest cold, Lower respiratory tract infections 
An acute or chronic, viral or bacterial infectious process that affects the lower respiratory tract.
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Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
This document is an update of Guidelines published in 2005 and now includes scientific publications through to May 2010. It… (More)
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
BACKGROUND The clinical significance of viral load and co-infections in children with respiratory infections is not clear… (More)
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
CONTEXT In previous smaller trials, a procalcitonin (PCT) algorithm reduced antibiotic use in patients with lower respiratory… (More)
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
BACKGROUND Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) and influenza virus are common causes of infantile lower respiratory tract infection… (More)
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
BACKGROUND This study was performed to evaluate the associations of newly recognized viruses, namely, human metapneumovirus (hMPV… (More)
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
BACKGROUND We compared the clinical and demographic features of children with lower respiratory tract infection (LRI) caused by… (More)
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Review
2005
Review
2005
CONTENTS Background… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
BACKGROUND Little is known about the risk factors, outcome, and impact of pneumonia and other lower respiratory tract infections… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
BACKGROUND Historical cohort studies in England have found that impaired fetal growth and lower respiratory tract infections in… (More)
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Highly Cited
1991
Highly Cited
1991
OBJECTIVE To examine whether birth weight, infant weight, and childhood respiratory infection are associated with adult lung… (More)
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