Upper respiratory tract

Known as: respiratory tract upper 
Subdivision of respiratory system which consists of the nose, nasopharynx, oropharynx and larynx
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
Streptococcus pneumoniae, Haemophilus influenzae, Moraxella catarrhalis, and Staphylococcus aureus often colonize the nasopharynx… (More)
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2008
Highly Cited
2008
Received 13 November 2007; accepted 13 November 2007; electronically published 14 February 2008. Reprints or correspondence: Prof… (More)
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2007
Highly Cited
2007
Poor human-to-human transmission of influenza A H5N1 virus has been attributed to the paucity of putative sialic acid α2-3 virus… (More)
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2007
Highly Cited
2007
Highly pathogenic avian H5N1 influenza A viruses have spread throughout Asia, Europe, and Africa, raising serious worldwide… (More)
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2007
Highly Cited
2007
Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) is the leading cause of viral bronchiolitis and pneumonia in infants and children. Currently… (More)
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2004
Highly Cited
2004
BACKGROUND We sought to determine the role of human metapneumovirus in lower respiratory tract illness in previously healthy… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
From 28 young children in the Netherlands, we isolated a paramyxovirus that was identified as a tentative new member of the… (More)
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
Viral infection may induce the expression of nitric oxide (NO) synthase, resulting in increased NO formation that has an… (More)
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Highly Cited
1991
Highly Cited
1991
We examined illness patterns in a cohort of 530 male and female runners who completed a monthly log for 12 months. The average… (More)
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Highly Cited
1976
Highly Cited
1976
Inhalation of histamine diphosphate aerosol (1.6 per cent, 10 breaths) produced a 218 +/- 54.6 per cent (mean +/- SE) increase in… (More)
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