Diagnosis, Diagnostics, Immunodiagnosis & Immunodiagnostics:  

7414.   Agarwal M. New  nuances in the management of nosocomial pneumonia. Hosp Today 2001, 6(11), 691-4.

7415.   Agarwal V C. Role of  cephalosprins in the management of  community acquired pneumonia. Hosp Today 2001, 6(10), 605-08

7416.   Akisawa Y, Nishimori I, Taniuchi K, Okamoto N, Takeuchi T, Sonobe H, Ohtsuki Y, Onishi S.  Expression of carbonic anhydrase-related protein CA-RP VIII in non-small cell lung cancer. Virchows Arch. 2003 Jan;442(1):66-70.

7417.   Ansari NA, Kombe AH, Kenyon TA, Mazhani L, Binkin N, Tappero JW, Gebrekristos T, Nyirenda S, Lucas SB.  Pathology and causes of death in a series of human immunodeficiency virus-positive and -negative pediatric referral hospital admissions in Botswana. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2003 Jan;22(1):43-7.

7418.   Butnor KJ, Sporn TA.   Human parainfluenza virus giant cell pneumonia following cord blood transplant associated with pulmonary alveolar proteinosis. Arch Pathol Lab Med. 2003 Feb;127(2):235-8.

7419.   Cebrian P, Manjon P, Caba P.  Ultrasonography of non-traumatic rupture of the Achilles tendon secondary to levofloxacin. Foot Ankle Int. 2003 Feb;24(2):122-4.

7420.   Chmura K, Lutz RD, Chiba H, Numata MS, Choi HJ, Fantuzzi G, Voelker DR, Chan ED.  Mycoplasma pneumoniae antigens stimulate interleukin-8. Chest. 2003 Mar;123(3 Suppl):425S.

7421.   Delevaux I, Andre M, Aumaitre O, Begue RJ, Colombier M, Piette JC. Procalcitonin measurement for differential diagnosis between pulmonary embolism and pneumonia. Crit Care Med. 2003 Feb;31(2):661.

7422.   Fruchter O, Dragu R.  Images in clinical medicine. A deadly examination. N Engl J Med. 2003 Mar 13;348(11):1016.

7423.   Gutierrez F, Masia M, Rodriguez JC, Ayelo A, Soldan B, Cebrian L, Mirete C, Royo G, Hidalgo AM.   Evaluation of the immunochromatographic Binax NOW assay for detection of Streptococcus pneumoniae urinary antigen in a prospective study of community-acquired pneumonia in Spain. Clin Infect Dis. 2003 Feb 1;36(3):286-92.

7424.   Ishii H, Mukae H, Kadota J, Kaida H, Nagata T, Abe K, Matsukura S, Kohno S.  High serum concentrations of surfactant protein A in usual interstitial pneumonia compared with non-specific interstitial pneumonia. Thorax. 2003 Jan;58(1):52-7.

7425.   Jacobs RL, Andrews CP. Hypersensitivity pneumonia-nonspecific interstitial pneumonia/fibrosis histopathologic presentation: a study in diagnosis and long-term management. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol. 2003 Feb;90(2):265-70.

7426.   Kawazu M, Kanda Y, Goyama S, Takeshita M, Nannya Y, Niino M, Komeno Y, Nakamoto T, Kurokawa M, Tsujino S, Ogawa S, Aoki K, Chiba S, Motokura T, Ohishi N, Hirai H.  Rapid diagnosis of invasive pulmonary aspergillosis by quantitative polymerase chain reaction using bronchial lavage fluid.Am J Hematol. 2003 Jan;72(1):27-30.

7427.   Kelsberg G, Safranek S.  How accurate is the clinical diagnosis of pneumonia? J Fam Pract. 2003 Jan;52(1):63-4; discussion 64.

7428.   Korppi M, Remes S, Heiskanen-Kosma T. Serum procalcitonin concentrations in bacterial pneumonia in children: a negative result in primary healthcare settings. Pediatr Pulmonol. 2003 Jan;35(1):56-61.

7429.   Koyama M, Johkoh T, Honda O, Tsubamoto M, Kozuka T, Tomiyama N, Hamada S, Nakamura H, Akira M, Ichikado K, Fujimoto K, Rikimaru T, Tateishi U, Muller NL.  Chronic cystic lung disease: diagnostic accuracy of high-resolution CT in 92 patients.AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2003 Mar;180(3):827-35.

7430.   Kuehnert MJ, Doyle TJ, Hill HA, Bridges CB, Jernigan JA, Dull PM, Reissman DB, Ashford DA, Jernigan DB.  Clinical features that discriminate inhalational anthrax from other acute respiratory illnesses. Clin Infect Dis. 2003 Feb 1;36(3):328-36.

7431.   Majeski EI, Harley RA, Bellum SC, London SD, London L. Differential role for T cells in the development of fibrotic lesions associated with reovirus 1/L-induced bronchiolitis obliterans organizing pneumonia versus Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome.Am J Respir Cell Mol Biol. 2003 Feb;28(2):208-17.

7432.   Mathur N B, Garb K, Kumar S. Respiratory  distress in neonates with special reference to pneumonia. Indian Pediat 2002, 39(6), 529-37.

7433.   Metlay JP, Fine MJ.  Testing strategies in the initial management of patients with community-acquired pneumonia. Ann Intern Med. 2003 Jan 21;138(2):109-18.

7434.   Murdoch DR.  Diagnosis of Legionella infection. Clin Infect Dis. 2003 Jan 1;36(1):64-9. 

7435.   Reading M.  Chest X-ray quiz. Right middle lobe consolidation/atelectasis from pneumonia. Intensive Crit Care Nurs. 2003 Feb;19(1):41, 42.

7436.   Rello J, Bodi M, Mariscal D, Navarro M, Diaz E, Gallego M, Valles J.  Microbiological testing and outcome of patients with severe community-acquired pneumonia.Chest. 2003 Jan;123(1):174-80.

7437.   Sarper N, Ipek IO, Ceran O, Karaman S, Bozaykut A, Inan S. A rare syndrome in the differential diagnosis of hepatosplenomegaly and pancytopenia: report of identical twins with Griscelli disease. Ann Trop Paediatr. 2003 Mar;23(1):69-73.

7438.   Sirvent JM, Vidaur L, Gonzalez S, Castro P, de Batlle J, Castro A, Bonet A. Microscopic examination of intracellular organisms in protected bronchoalveolar mini-lavage fluid for the diagnosis of ventilator-associated pneumonia. Chest. 2003 Feb;123(2):518-23.

7439.   Spuck S, Schaaf B, Wiedorn KH, Hansen F, Vollmer E, Dalhoff K, Braun J.  G-CSF application in patients with severe bacterial pneumonia increases IL-10 expression in neutrophils. Respir Med. 2003 Jan;97(1):51-8.

7440.   Subha A, Ananthan S. Extended spectrum beta lactamase (ES L) mediated resistance to third generation cephalosporins among Klebsiella pneumoniae in Chenni. India J med Micribiol 2002, 20(2), 92-5.

7441.   Tokuda Y, Nakazato N, Stein GH. Pupillary evaluation for differential diagnosis of coma. Postgrad Med J. 2003 Jan;79(927):49-51.

7442.   van Buiren M, Uhl M.   Images in clinical medicine. Bilateral striatal necrosis associated with Mycoplasma pneumoniae infection. N Engl J Med. 2003 Feb 20;348(8):720.

7443.   Viguier M, Fouere S, de la Salmoniere P, Rabian C, Lebbe C, Dubertret L, Morel P, Bachelez H.   Peripheral blood lymphocyte subset counts in patients with dermatomyositis: clinical correlations and changes following therapy. Medicine (Baltimore). 2003 Mar;82(2):82-6.

7444.   Wang CL, Wu YT, Liu CA, Lin MW, Lee CJ, Huang LT, Yang KD.  Expression of CD40 ligand on CD4+ T-cells and platelets correlated to the coronary artery lesion and disease progress in Kawasaki disease. Pediatrics. 2003 Feb;111(2):E140-7.

7445.   Waterer GW.  The diagnostic dilemma in suspected ventilator-associated pneumonia: one size will never fit all. Chest. 2003 Feb;123(2):335-7.

7446.   Wu CL, Lee YL, Chang KM, Chang GC, King SL, Chiang CD, Niederman MS.  Bronchoalveolar interleukin-1 beta: a marker of bacterial burden in mechanically ventilated patients with community-acquired pneumonia. Crit Care Med. 2003 Mar;31(3):812-7.

7447.   Yamada S, Kameyama T, Nagaya S, Hashizume Y, Yoshida M.  Relapsing herpes simplex encephalitis: pathological confirmation of viral  reactivation. J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry. 2003 Feb;74(2):262-4.


7448.   Buckingham SC, Crouse DT, Knapp KM, Patrick CC. Pneumonitis associated with Ureaplasma urealyticum in children with cancer. Clin Infect Dis. 2003 Jan 15;36(2):225-8.

7449.   Bufler P, Schmidt B, Schikor D, Bauernfeind A, Crouch EC, Griese M.  Surfactant protein A and D differently regulate the immune response to nonmucoid Pseudomonas aeruginosa and its lipopolysaccharide. Am J Respir Cell Mol Biol. 2003 Feb;28(2):249-56.

7450.   Cyranoski D.  Health labs focus on mystery pneumonia.Nature. 2003 Mar 20;422(6929):247.

7451.   Dumke R, Catrein I, Pirkil E, Herrmann R, Jacobs E.  Subtyping of Mycoplasma pneumoniae isolates based on extended genome sequencing and on expression profiles. Int J Med Microbiol. 2003 Feb;292(7-8):513-25.

7452.   Gallagher PM, Lowe G, Fitzgerald T, Bella A, Greene CM, McElvaney NG, O'Neill SJ.  Association of IL-10 polymorphism with severity of illness in community acquired pneumonia. Thorax. 2003 Feb;58(2):154-6.

7453.   Huang CF, Wang CL, Huang YF, Hsieh KS, Yang KD.  Hyper-IgM syndrome complicated with interstitial pneumonia and peritonitis.Chang Gung Med J. 2003 Jan;26(1):53-9.

7454.   Lanchou J, Corbel M, Tanguy M, Germain N, Boichot E, Theret N, Clement B, Lagente V, Malledant Y. Imbalance between matrix metalloproteinases (MMP-9 and MMP-2) and tissue inhibitors of metalloproteinases (TIMP-1 and TIMP-2) in acute respiratory distress syndrome patients. Crit Care Med. 2003 Feb;31(2):536-42.

7455.   Miller DM, Light D.  Laboratory and clinical comparisons of the Streamlined Liner of the Pharynx Airway (SLIPA) with the laryngeal mask airway. Anaesthesia. 2003 Feb;58(2):136-42.

7456.   Neve R, Biswas S, Dhir V, Mohandas KM, Kelkar R, Shukla P, Jagannath P.  Bile cultures and sensitivity patterns in malignant obstructive jaundice. Indian J Gastroenterol. 2003 Jan-Feb;22(1):16-8.

7457.   Safdar A, Armstrong D, Murray HW.  A novel defect in interferon-gamma secretion in patients with refractory nontuberculous pulmonary mycobacteriosis. Ann Intern Med. 2003 Mar 18;138(6):521.

7458.   Struve C, Forestier C, Krogfelt KA. Application of a novel multi-screening signature-tagged mutagenesis assay for identification of Klebsiella pneumoniae genes essential in colonization and infection. Microbiology. 2003 Jan;149(Pt 1):167-76.

7459.   Togo S, Shimokawa T, Fukuchi Y, Ra C.  Alternative splicing of myeloid IgA Fc receptor (Fc alpha R, CD89) transcripts in inflammatory responses.FEBS Lett. 2003 Jan 30;535(1-3):205-9.

7460.   Wilson DP, Timms P, McElwain DL.  A mathematical model for the investigation of the Th1 immune response to Chlamydia trachomatis. Math Biosci. 2003 Mar;182(1):27-44.



7461.   Marrie TJ, Carriere KC, Jin Y, Johnson DH.  Factors associated with death among adults <55 years of age hospitalized for community-acquired pneumonia.Clin Infect Dis. 2003 Feb 15;36(4):413-21.

7462. Miller DM, Light D.  Laboratory and clinical comparisons of the Streamlined Liner of the Pharynx Airway (SLIPA) with the laryngeal mask airway. Anaesthesia. 2003 Feb;58(2):136-42.