Allergol Immunopathol (Madr) 2013 Apr 8
Clinical and immunological features of common variable immunodeficiency in Mexican patients.
Ramírez-Vargas N, Arablin-Oropeza SE, Mojica-Martínez D, Yamazaki-Nakashimada MA, de la Luz García-Cruz M, Terán-Juárez LM, Cortés-Grimaldo RM, Torres-Lozano C, Madrigal-Beas I, Ortega-Cisneros M, Vargas-Camaño ME, Staines-Boone T, Pietropaolo-Cienfuegos D, Berrón-Ruiz L, Espinosa-Rosales FJ, Guevara-Cruz M, Blancas-Galicia L
Unidad de Investigación en Inmunodeficiencias, Instituto Nacional de Pediatría, Mexico City, Mexico.
BACKGROUND: Common variable immunodeficiency (CVID) is characterised by hypogammaglobulinaemia and a broad clinical spectrum, mainly showing recurrent...
National assessment of validity of coding of acute mastoiditis: a standardised reassessment of 1966 records.
Stalfors J, Enoksson F, Hermansson A, Hultcrantz M, Robinson A, Stenfeldt K, Groth A
Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Gothenburg, Sweden.
To investigate the internal validity of the diagnosis code used at discharge after treatment of acute mastoiditis....
The Cholesterol-Dependent Cytolysin Pneumolysin from Streptococcus pneumoniae Binds to Lipid Raft Microdomains in Human Corneal Epithelial Cells.
Taylor SD, Sanders ME, Tullos NA, Stray SJ, Norcross EW, McDaniel LS, Marquart ME
Department of Microbiology, University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, Mississippi, United States of America.
Streptococcus pneumoniae (pneumococcus) is an opportunistic bacterial pathogen responsible for causing several human diseases including pneumonia, men...
Med. Microbiol. Immunol. 2013 Apr 11
Lower nasopharyngeal epithelial cell repair and diminished innate inflammation responses contribute to the onset of acute otitis media in otitis-prone children.
Verhoeven D, Nesselbush M, Pichichero ME
Rochester General Hospital Research Institute, Rochester General Hospital, 1425 Portland Ave., Rochester, NY, 14621, USA.
About 30 % of young children experience excessive, frequent episodes of middle ear infection and are classified as acute otitis media prone (OP). Stre...
Laryngoscope 2013 Apr 10
Eustachian tube function as a predictor of the recurrence of middle ear effusion in children.
Mandel EM, Swarts JD, Casselbrant ML, Tekely KK, Richert BC, Seroky JT, Doyle WJ
Department of Otolaryngology, Division of Pediatric Otolaryngology, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.
OBJECTIVES/HYPOTHESIS: In children with ventilation tubes (VTs) inserted for chronic otitis media with effusion (COME), the authors sought to determin...
J Laryngol Otol 2013 Apr 10
Quality of life measures in otitis media.
Maile EJ, Youngs R
Oxford University Hospitals NHS Trust, Oxford University Clinical Academic Graduate School, UK.
Disabling hearing impairment is the world's most common disability. Traditionally, hearing levels measured by pure tone audiometry have been used to d...
Asian Pac J Trop Biomed
Fatal Delftia acidovorans infection in an immunocompetent patient with empyema.
Khan S, Sistla S, Dhodapkar R, Parija SC
Department of Microbiology JIPMER Puducherry-605006, India.
Delftia acidovorans (earlier known as Comamonas acidovorans) is an aerobic, non-fermentative, Gram negative rod, classified in the Pseudomonas rRNA ho...
Otolaryngol. Clin. North Am.
Endoscopic management of chronic otitis media and tympanoplasty.
Tarabichi M, Ayache S, Nogueira JF, Al Qahtani M, Pothier DD
Center for Ear Endoscopy, Kenosha, WI, USA. Electronic address: email@example.com.
The endoscope allows for better inspection for cholesteatoma in cases with chronic otitis media, better access to selective epitympanic poor ventilati...
Int. J. Pediatr. Otorhinolaryngol. 2013 Apr 5
Referrals for recurrent respiratory tract infections including otitis media in young children.
van de Pol AC, van der Gugten AC, van der Ent CK, Schilder AG, Benthem EM, Smit HA, Stellato RK, de Wit NJ, Damoiseaux RA
Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care, University Medical Center Utrecht, The Netherlands.
OBJECTIVE: (a) To establish whether disease-related, child-related, and physician-related factors are independently associated with specialist referra...
Clin. Microbiol. Infect. 2013 Mar 14
Effects of amoxicillin treatment on the salivary microbiota in children with acute otitis media.
Lazarevic V, Manzano S, Gaïa N, Girard M, Whiteson K, Hibbs J, François P, Gervaix A, Schrenzel J
Division of Infectious Diseases, Genomic Research Laboratory, Geneva University Hospitals, Geneva, Switzerland.
Amoxicillin is a first-line antibiotic treatment for acute otitis media in children and one of the most commonly used antibiotics for human bacterial ...