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A parcel of real estate; usually refers to a large area of land.

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Respiratory tract infections are the most widespread human diseases, posing significant health threats to children, the elderly and immunocompromised patients.
Given that these challenges can lead to the inappropriate or unnecessary use of antimicrobials for respiratory tract infections, it's imperative that clinical laboratories equip themselves with the appropriate diagnostic tools to support the physician's decision-making process.
Coverage of the Respiratory Tract Inflammatory Disorders pipeline on the basis of route of administration and molecule type.
At baseline, demographic data (date of birth, sex, weight, height), vital signs, symptoms of the upper respiratory tract infection and physical examination were obtained.
For the present study now published in BMJ Open the researchers examined whether treatment with vitamin D can prevent and relieve respiratory tract infections in particularly infection-prone patients.
point-of-care multianalyte diagnostic platforms have been too complicated, expensive, difficult-to-use and inaccurate for respiratory tract infections.
Large-scale studies showed that HBoV can be detected in children with signs and symptoms of respiratory tract infection.
Additionally, all were sensitive to antibiotics routinely used for treating upper respiratory tract infections.
The study, which was based on data from the National Ambulatory Medical Care Survey and National Hospital Ambulatory Medical Care Survey, also found that acute respiratory tract infection visit rates among people ages 5 and older remained stable from 1995-2006, but associated antibiotic prescription rates dropped by 18 percent.
Medical Center and one in Denver who were hospitalized with severe lower respiratory tract infections whose nasopharyngeal swabs were negative for influenza A by rapid tests--but who had endotracheal aspirates positive for the novel H1N1 virus by culture and polymerase chain reaction.
lt;br /><br />The workshop was earlier reported to have a respiratory tract infection outbreak with a confirmed swine flu case affecting a 22-year-old man.
JEDDAH: Lower respiratory tract infections (LRTI) place a considerable strain on the health budget and are generally more serious than upper respiratory infections.

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