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  1. Epidemiology of acute respiratory infections in children of developing countries.

    Article, Congrès - En anglais

    Onference on the pathogenesis and prevention of pneumonia in children in developing regions. Bellagio (ITA), 1989-08-21.

    Acute respiratory infections cause four and a half million deaths among children every year, the overwhelming majority occurring in developing countries.

    Pneumonia unassociated with measles causes 70% of these deaths; post-measles pneumania, 15%; pertussis, 10%; and bronchiolilitis and croup syndromes, 5%. Both bacterial and viral pathogens are responsible for these deaths.

    The most important bacterial agents are Streptococcus pneumoniae, Haemophilus influenzae, and Staphylococcus aureus.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Homme, Infection, Aigu, Appareil respiratoire, Pneumonie, Epidémiologie, Pays en développement, Appareil respiratoire pathologie, Enfant

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Human, Infection, Acute, Respiratory system, Pneumonia, Epidemiology, Developing countries, Respiratory disease, Child

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    Cote : 91-0575598

    Code Inist : 002B05B02E. Création : 199406.