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Treatment with eculizumab in Shiga toxin-associated haemolytic and uraemic syndrome (STEC-HUS) remains controversial despite its increasing utilization. The aim of our study was to evaluate the outcomes of children treated with eculizumab for STEC-HUS in a single-centre matched cohort study.
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Haemolytic Uraemic Syndrome (HUS) is a serious complication of Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli (STEC) infection and the key reason why intensive health protection against STEC is required. Howe...
This study aimed to evaluate practice patterns during prodromal phase of hemolytic uremic syndrome related to Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli (STEC-HUS).
Shiga toxin-producing E. coli (STEC) is a gastrointestinal pathogen and has been recognized as one of the serious problems in public health. Shiga toxin genes (stx) can be grouped into different types...
We aimed to compare Illumina and Oxford Nanopore Technology sequencing data from the 2 isolates of Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli (STEC) O157:H7 to determine whether concordant single-nucleoti...
Regardless of the communal impact of shiga toxins, till today neither a specific treatment nor licensed vaccine is available. Lactococcus lactis (L. Lactis), generally regarded as safe organism, is we...
Gall bladder status among children with chronic haemolytic anemia attending to Assuit University Children Hospital. Hemolysis is defined as the premature destruction of red blood cells (R...
This is Prospective Randomized Placebo controlled Single Blind Phase I study to evaluate the safety, tolerance and pharmacokinetics of the anti-Shiga toxin hyperimmune equine immunoglobuli...
This study will evaluate the impact of early administration of erythropoietin in the number of red blood cell transfusions in children with Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli hemolytic...
Atypical hemolytic uraemic syndrome is caused by defects in the regulating factors in the alternative pathway of the complement system. Triggering can cause an uncontrolled complement acti...
This study examines botulinum toxin (BOTOX, or BTX) for the treatment of muscle twitches and spasticity associated with cerebral palsy in children. Botulinum toxin is a naturally occurring...
A toxin produced by certain pathogenic strains of ESCHERICHIA COLI such as ESCHERICHIA COLI O157. It shares 50-60% homology with SHIGA TOXIN and SHIGA TOXIN 1.
Strains of ESCHERICHIA COLI with the ability to produce at least one or more of at least two antigenically distinct, usually bacteriophage-mediated cytotoxins: SHIGA TOXIN 1 and SHIGA TOXIN 2. These bacteria can cause severe disease in humans including bloody DIARRHEA and HEMOLYTIC UREMIC SYNDROME.
A toxin produced by certain pathogenic strains of ESCHERICHIA COLI such as ESCHERICHIA COLI O157. It is closely related to SHIGA TOXIN produced by SHIGELLA DYSENTERIAE.
A class of toxins that inhibit protein synthesis by blocking the interaction of ribosomal RNA; (RNA, RIBOSOMAL) with PEPTIDE ELONGATION FACTORS. They include SHIGA TOXIN which is produced by SHIGELLA DYSENTERIAE and a variety of shiga-like toxins that are produced by pathologic strains of ESCHERICHIA COLI such as ESCHERICHIA COLI O157.
A toxin produced by SHIGELLA DYSENTERIAE. It is the prototype of class of toxins that inhibit protein synthesis by blocking the interaction of ribosomal RNA; (RNA, RIBOSOMAL) with PEPTIDE ELONGATION FACTORS.
Pediatrics is the general medicine of childhood. Because of the developmental processes (psychological and physical) of childhood, the involvement of parents, and the social management of conditions at home and at school, pediatrics is a specialty. With ...