Diagnosis, Diagnostics, Immunodiagnosis & Immunodiagnostics:  

6832.      Abiad H. Does the use of fluoroquinolones for the empiric treatment of pneumonia delay initiation of treatment of tuberculosis? Clin Infect Dis. 2002 Dec 15;35(12):1572; author reply 1572-3.

6833.      Asnis DS, Cherian S, Sun T, Shrestha S, Santucci T Jr. Pulmonary tuberculosis presenting as community-acquired pneumonia. Clin Infect Dis. 2002 Dec 15;35(12):1574-5.

6834.      Balter M.Just the berries. Management of community-acquired pneumonia. Evidence-based update.Can Fam Physician. 2002 Nov;48:1773-5.

6835.      Benin AL, Benson RF, Besser RE. Trends in legionnaires disease, 1980-1998: declining mortality and new patterns of diagnosis. Clin Infect Dis. 2002 Nov 1;35(9):1039-46.

6836.      Daga M K , Arora N, Gupta D, Krishna Prakash S. Community acquired pnumonia - a hospital based study. Curr med Trends 2001 ,5(2),905-10.

6837.      Dua K, Bardan E, Ren J, Sui Z, Shaker R. Effect of chronic and acute cigarette smoking on the pharyngoglottal closure reflex. Gut. 2002 Dec;51(6):771-5.

6838.      Hoadley D, Mera R, Bosfield E, Schwarzberg F, Levin J, Farrell B. Interview-based conclusions about rural versus urban HIV care: questions about the questions.J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2002 Nov 1;31(3):365-7;

6839.      Kim EA, Lee KS, Primack SL, Yoon HK, Byun HS, Kim TS, Suh GY, Kwon OJ, Han J. Viral pneumonias in adults: radiologic and pathologic findings. Radiographics. 2002 Oct;22 Spec No:S137-49.

6840.      Lizewski SE, Lundberg DS, Schurr MJ. The transcriptional regulator AlgR is essential for Pseudomonas aeruginosa pathogenesis.Infect Immun  2002 Nov;70(11):6083-93

6841.      Maltezou HC, Raoult D. Q fever in children. Lancet Infect Dis. 2002 Nov;2(11):686-91.

6842.    Miller J, Colasurdo GN, Khan AM, Jajoo C, Patel TJ, Fan LL, Elidemir O. Immunocytochemical detection of milk proteins in tracheal aspirates of ventilated infants: a pilot study. Pediatr Pulmonol. 2002 Nov;34(5):369-74.

6843.      Rajalakshmi B; Kanungo R; Srinivasan S; Badrinath S Pneumolysin in Urine: a rapid antigen detection method to diagnose pneumococcal pneumonia in children Indian Journal of Medical Microbiology. 2002 Oct; 20(4): 183-6 .

6844.    Subha A; Ananthan S. Extended spectrum beta lactamase (ESBL) mediated resistance to third generation cephalosporins among Klebsiella pneumoniae in Chennai Indian Journal of Medical Microbiology. 2002 Apr.; 20(2): 92-5



6845.      Peckham D, Elliott MW. Pulmonary infiltrates in the immunocompromised: diagnosis and management. Thorax. 2002 Oct;57 Suppl 2:II3-II7.

6846.      Ryu JH, Olson EJ, Midthun DE, Swensen SJ. Diagnostic approach to the patient with diffuse lung disease. Mayo Clin Proc. 2002 Nov;77(11):1221-7; quiz 1227.

6847.      Tanen DA, Trocinski DR. The use of pulse oximetry to exclude pneumonia in children. Am J Emerg Med. 2002 Oct;20(6):521-3.


6848.      Garrison MW, Olds MJ. New potential in pneumococcal immunization. Conjugate vaccine may improve disease protection, health of infants and young children. Postgrad Med. 2002 Nov;112(5):85-6, 89-90, 93-6.

6849.      Weisman LE. Current respiratory syncytial virus prevention strategies in high-risk infants. Pediatr Int. 2002 Oct;44(5):475-80.

6850.      Whitney CG, Pickering LK. The potential of pneumococcal conjugate vaccines for children. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2002 Oct;21(10):961-70.  


6851.      Allegranzi B, Luzzati R, Luzzani A, Girardini F, Antozzi L, Raiteri R, Di Perri G, Concia E. Impact of antibiotic changes in empirical therapy on antimicrobial resistance in intensive care unit-acquired infections. J Hosp Infect. 2002 Oct;52(2):136-40.

6852.      Lorente C, Del Castillo Y, Rello J. Prevention of infection in the intensive care unit: current advances and opportunities for the future. Curr Opin Crit Care. 2002 Oct;8(5):461-4.