respiratory tract

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Noun1.respiratory tract - the passages through which air enters and leaves the body
respiratory system, systema respiratorium - the system for taking in oxygen and giving off carbon dioxide; in terrestrial animals this is accomplished by breathing
lower respiratory tract - the bronchi and lungs
upper respiratory tract - the nose and throat and trachea
tract - a system of body parts that together serve some particular purpose
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KEYWORDS: Immune function, Pidotimod, Recurrent respiratory tract infection.
LJUBLJANA, SLOVENIA -- Passive protection of infants from severe respiratory syncytial virus lower respiratory tract infection during the first 6 months of life has convincingly been achieved through maternal immunization using a novel nanoparticle vaccine in the landmark PREPARE trial.
Lower respiratory tract infection (LRTI) is an important health problem seen in children below 5 years of age needing hospitalisation and attributes to 30% of deaths yearly worldwide, especially due to pneumonia.
Reduce acute respiratory tract infections in those with significant vitamin D deficiency (circulating 25-hydroxyvitamin D levels < 10 ng/mL) with daily or weekly vitamin D supplementation--not bolus vitamin D treatment.
Prof Manir, who specialises in performing complex operations of the upper respiratory tract, was felicitated in the presence of H E Dr Mohammed bin Saif al Hosni, Undersecretary for Health Affairs in the Ministry of Health.
Key Words: Lower respiratory tract infections, Antibiogram, Antimicrobial resistance, Pseudomonas aeruginosa
Lower respiratory tract infections (LRTIs), including pneumonia and bronchiolitis, are a leading cause of death in under-fives around the world.
Swedish Orphan Biovitrum AB (Sobi) has acquired the United States rights for Synagis (palivizumab), a drug developed for the prevention of serious lower respiratory tract infection (LRTI) caused by respiratory syncytial virus (RSV), from AstraZeneca.
The most common adverse reactions experienced by patients treated with Harvoni were viral upper respiratory tract infection and upper respiratory tract infection.
According to World Health Organization respiratory tract infections are considered one of the leading cause of morbidity and death among children especially in developing countries1.
ISLAMABAD -- Vitamin D supplements may reduce the chances of contracting an acute respiratory tract infection, particularly for those with low existing levels of vitamin D.

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