acute respiratory disease


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acute respiratory disease

[ə′kyüt ′res·prə‚tȯr·ē di‚zēz]
(medicine)
Severe adenovirus infection of the respiratory tract characterized by fever, sore throat, and cough.
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Strain variation in adenovirus serotypes 4 and 7a causing acute respiratory disease.
Strain variation in adenovirus serotypes 7 and 7a causing acute respiratory disease.
An epidemic of adenovirus type 4-associated acute respiratory disease occurred among male and female soldiers in basic combat training at Fort Jackson after the vaccination was suspended.
Mass antibiotic chemoprophylaxis is also often used to prevent acute respiratory disease and control epidemics, particularly those caused by S.
Reemergence of adenovirus type 4 acute respiratory disease in military trainees: report of an outbreak during a lapse in vaccination.
They have been recognized for decades as the primary causes of acute respiratory disease (ARD), gastrointestinal infection, and fever (2).
Health care providers should consider RSV as a cause of acute respiratory disease in all age groups, and implement appropriate isolation precautions, according to the CDC.
Also disclosed are methods for utilizing TR7 polypeptides and polynucleotides in the design of protocols for the treatment of chronic and acute inflammation, arthritis, septicemia, autoimmune diseases (such as inflammatory bowel disease and psoriasis), transplant rejection, graft versus host disease, infection, stroke, ischemia, acute respiratory disease syndrome, restenosis, brain injury, AIDS, bone diseases, cancer (such as lymphoproliferative disorders), atherosclerosis, and Alzheimers disease, among others and diagnostic assays for such conditions.
They tested negative for the virus, which can cause acute respiratory disease, Fields said.
The type 4 and 7 adenoviruses used in the study can cause acute respiratory disease if inhaled.
Control of adenovirus acute respiratory disease in US Army trainees.
Other drugs in clinical development at Advanced Life Sciences include calanolide A, a naturally occurring anti-HIV agent currently entering Phase II clinical testing and ALS-886, a novel therapy for the treatment of Acute Respiratory Disease Syndrome (ARDS) that is currently in Phase I clinical trials.

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