etiology of acute lower respiratory tract infection in children at srinagarind hospital, khon kaen, thailand.we investigated the etiology of acute lower respiratory infection (alri) in children under 5 admitted to srinagarind hospital. the causative bacteria and viruses were determined by hemoculture and viral isolation from blood and nasopharyngeal aspirate samples. antigens of respiratory syncytial virus (rsv) and chlamydia trachomatis were detected using eia. the 74 children less than 5 years of age with alri enrolled in our study were diagnosed with pneumonia (75.7%), croup (16.2%), and bronchiolit ...200111944709
atypical bacterial pathogen infection in children with acute bronchiolitis in northeast thailand.atypical bacterial pathogens--including mycoplasma pneumoniae, chlamydophila pneumoniae, and chlamydia trachomatis--are important infectious agents of the respiratory system. most current information pertains to adults and little is known about the role of these organisms in lower respiratory tract infections among young children with acute bronchiolitis.201121439510
molecular characterization of human respiratory syncytial virus, 2010-2011: identification of genotype on1 and a new subgroup b genotype in thailand.this study reports the molecular epidemiology and genetic characterization of human respiratory syncytial virus (rsv) samples collected in thailand from january 2010 to december 2011. in total, 1,315 clinical samples were collected from bangkok and khon kaen provinces and were screened by semi-nested pcr for rsv infection. we found 74 samples (27.7 %) and 71 samples (6.8 %) to be rsv positive for bangkok and khon kaen, respectively, and we sequenced 122 of these samples. phylogenetic analysis re ...201424068580
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