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The purposes of this study are:
1. To determine whether procalcitonin level at admission of pediatric patients with bacterial infections can be used as a marker for prediction of defervescence and hospitalization length
2. To examine the kinetics of procalcitonin in pediatric patients with bacterial infections and persistent fever
Observational Model: Case-Only, Time Perspective: Prospective
Shaare Zedek Medical Center
Not yet recruiting
Shaare Zedek Medical Center
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-07-23T21:21:51-0400
This study compares 2 different treatments administered to try to prevent serious bacterial infections (such as pneumonia) in HIV-positive children. A combination of drugs (azithromycin pl...
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Bacterial infections of the brain, spinal cord, and meninges, including infections involving the perimeningeal spaces.
Pathogenic infections of the brain, spinal cord, and meninges. DNA VIRUS INFECTIONS; RNA VIRUS INFECTIONS; BACTERIAL INFECTIONS; MYCOPLASMA INFECTIONS; SPIROCHAETALES INFECTIONS; fungal infections; PROTOZOAN INFECTIONS; HELMINTHIASIS; and PRION DISEASES may involve the central nervous system as a primary or secondary process.
Inflammation of the lung parenchyma that is caused by bacterial infections.
Infections by bacteria, general or unspecified.
Infections caused by bacteria and fungi, general, specified, or unspecified.
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 ...