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Viral Respiratory and Gastrointestinal Infections in Children Under 6 Years of Age

2014-08-27 03:18:58 | BioPortfolio

Summary

With the use of molecular methods new viruses have been detected in respiratory and gastrointestinal tracts of both patients and asymptomatic subjects in recent years. The clinical importance of these viruses has not been adequately studied.

The aim of this study is to use molecular methods to detect viruses in upper respiratory tract and gastrointestinal tract of children with acute bronchiolitis, acute gastroenteritis and febrile convulsions and to try to correlate the severity of clinical picture with the amount of viruses present in clinical samples. The investigators will also try to detect the increase in specific antibodies in paired sera.

Study Design

Observational Model: Case Control, Time Perspective: Prospective

Conditions

Bronchiolitis

Location

Department of Infectious Diseases, University Medical Centre Ljubljana
Ljubljana
Slovenia
1000

Status

Recruiting

Source

University Medical Centre Ljubljana

Results (where available)

View Results

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:18:58-0400

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Inflammation of the BRONCHIOLES.

Inflammation of the BRONCHIOLES leading to an obstructive lung disease. Bronchioles are characterized by fibrous granulation tissue with bronchial exudates in the lumens. Clinical features include a nonproductive cough and DYSPNEA.

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