acute viral lower respiratory infections in children in a rural community in thailand.the present study was conducted as a population based cohort in a rural community of amphoe takhli, nakhon sawan province for the determination of the prevalence of acute viral lower respiratory infection (alri) in pediatric cases under 5 years of age from november 1998 to february 2001. there were 472 alri episodes during the study period; and there were 5 cases who contracted alri twice. the etiologic agents were determined by indirect immunofluorescence (iif) test using specific monoclonal an ...200212549791
wheezing--associated lower respiratory infections in under 5-year-old children: study in takhli district hospital.wheezing was detected in 251 of the 421 (59.6%) children under 5 years old suffering from acute lower respiratory infections (lri) treated at the takhli hospital, nakhon sawan province from november 1998 to october 2000. bronchitis and pneumonia accounted for 55.0 per cent and 40.6 per cent of lri with wheezing. most of the patients, 162 of 251 (64.5%) cases were children under 2 years old. the wheezing symptom declined significantly in children older than 4 years of age. in this study, lri with ...200212549802
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