( SEVAMED 2003)

(Diagnosis, Diagnostics, Immunodiagnosis, Immunodiagnostics, Pathogenesis,  Vaccines & Drugs)

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January 2003   

6221.      Aires Franca S, Ribeiro Carvalho CR. Effectiveness, safety and tolerability of gatifloxacin, a new 8-methoxyfluoroquinolone, in the treatment of outpatients with community-acquired pneumonia: a brazilian study. Braz J Infect Dis. 2002 Aug;6(4):157-63.

6222.      Akira M, Ishikawa H, Yamamoto S. Drug-induced pneumonitis: thin-section CT findings in 60 patients. Radiology. 2002 Sep;224(3):852-60.

6223.      Barry SM, Lipman MC, Deery AR, Johnson MA, Janossy G. Immune reconstitution pneumonitis following Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia in HIV-infected subjects. HIV Med. 2002 Jul;3(3):207-11.

6224.      Bennedsen M, Berthelsen L, Lind I. Performance of Three Microimmunofluorescence Assays for Detection of Chlamydia pneumoniae Immunoglobulin M, G, and A Antibodies. Clin Diagn Lab Immunol. 2002 Jul;9(4):833-9.

6225.      Black SB, Shinefield HR, Ling S, Hansen J, Fireman B, Spring D, Noyes J, Lewis E, Ray P, Lee J, Hackell J. Effectiveness of heptavalent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine in children younger than five years of age for prevention of pneumonia. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2002 Sep;21(9):810-5.

6226.      Brandt J, Wong C, Mihm S, Roberts J, Smith J, Brewer E, Thiagarajan R, Warady B. Invasive pneumococcal disease and hemolytic uremic syndrome. Pediatrics. 2002 Aug;110(2 Pt 1):371-6.

6227.      Caldera AE, Crespo GJ, Maraj S, Kotler M, Braitman LE, Eiger G. Electrocardiogram in Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia: can it be used as a prognostic variable? Crit Care Med. 2002 Jul;30(7):1425-8.

6228.      Endo S, Murayama F, Yamaguchi T, Yamamoto S, Otani S, Saito N, Sohara Y. Surgical considerations for pulmonary actinomycosis. Ann Thorac Surg. 2002 Jul;74(1):185-90.

6229.      Esposito S, Droghetti R, Bosis S, Claut L, Marchisio P, Principi N. Cytokine secretion in children with acute Mycoplasma pneumoniae infection and wheeze. Pediatr Pulmonol. 2002 Aug;34(2):122-7.

6230.      File TM Jr, Hadley JA. Rational use of antibiotics to treat respiratory tract infections. Am J Manag Care. 2002 Aug;8(8):713-27.

6231.      Guleria R, Thakur M, Sinha S, Sharma SK, Pande JN. Non resolving pneumonia in a young boy. Indian J Chest Dis Allied Sci. 2002 Jul-Sep;44(3):183-5.

6232.      Harmanci A, Harmanci O, Akova M. Hospital-acquired pneumonia: challenges and options for diagnosis and treatment. J Hosp Infect. 2002 Jul;51(3):160-7. Review.

6233.      Jacobs RL. Hypersensitivity pneumonia: UIP/IPF histopathologic presentation. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2002 Sep;110(3):532-3.

6234.      Koval CE, Gigliotti F, Nevins D, Demeter LM. Immune reconstitution syndrome after successful treatment of Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia in a man with human immunodeficiency virus type 1 infection. Clin Infect Dis. 2002 Aug 15;35(4):491-3.

6235.      Loeb M. Community-acquired pneumonia. Am Fam Physician. 2002 Jul 1;66(1):135-7.

6236.      McElroy MC, Cain DJ, Tyrrell C, Foster TJ, Haslett C. Increased virulence of a fibronectin-binding protein mutant of Staphylococcus aureus in a rat model of pneumonia. Infect Immun. 2002 Jul;70(7):3865-73.

6237.      Mehta RM, Niederman MS. Nosocomial pneumonia. Curr Opin Infect Dis. 2002 Aug;15(4):387-94. Review.

6238.      Murray D, Jackson C. A conjugate vaccine for the prevention of pediatric pneumococcal disease. Mil Med. 2002 Aug;167(8):671-7. Review.

6239.      Roblot F, Godet C, Le Moal G, Garo B, Faouzi Souala M, Dary M, De Gentile L, Gandji JA, Guimard Y, Lacroix C, Roblot P, Becq-Giraudon B.  Analysis of Underlying Diseases and Prognosis Factors Associated with Pneumocystis carinii Pneumonia in Immunocompromised HIV-Negative  atients. Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2002 Jul;21(7):523-31.

6240.      Ross JJ, Worthington MG, Gorbach SL. Resistance to levofloxacin and failure of treatment of pneumococcal pneumonia. N Engl J Med. 2002 Jul 4;347(1):65-7; discussion 65-7.

6241.      Scott JA, Obiero J, Hall AJ, Marsh K. Validation of immunoglobulin G enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay for antibodies to pneumococcal surface adhesin A in the diagnosis of pneumococcal pneumonia among adults in Kenya. J Infect Dis. 2002 Jul 15;186(2):220-6.

6242.      Shahin GS, Lerner SA. Rare Presentation of Streptococcus pneumoniae Pneumonia with Bacteremia and Multiple Subcutaneous Abscesses. Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2002 Aug;21(8):611-2.

6243.      Shivananda PG. Unusual case of Flavobacterium meningosepticum pneumonia in an immunocompromised patient. Indian J Path Microbiol. 1999; 42(4): 491-2.

6244.      Shivananda PG. Unusual case of Flavobacterium meningosepticum pneumonia in an immunocomprmised patient. Indian J Paht Microbiol. 1999; 42(4): 491-2.

6245.      Tan TQ, Mason EO Jr, Wald ER, Barson WJ, Schutze GE, Bradley JS, Givner LB, Yogev R, Kim KS, Kaplan SL. Clinical characteristics of children with complicated pneumonia caused by Streptococcus pneumoniae. Pediatrics. 2002 Jul;110(1 Pt 1):1-6.

6246.      Timmer SJ, Amundson DE, Malone JD. Hypersensitivity pneumonitis following anthrax vaccination. Chest. 2002 Aug;122(2):741-5.


6247.      Alangaden GJ, Wahiduzzaman M, Chandrasekar PH. Aspergillosis: The most common community-acquired pneumonia with gram-negative Bacilli as copathogens in stem cell transplant recipients with graft-versus-host disease. Clin Infect Dis. 2002 Sep 15;35(6):659-64.

6248.      Cook DJ, Meade MO, Hand LE, McMullin JP. Toward understanding evidence uptake: semirecumbency for pneumonia prevention. Crit Care Med. 2002 Jul;30(7):1472-7.

6249.      de Lassence A, Alberti C, Azoulay E, Le Miere E, Cheval C, Vincent F, Cohen Y, Garrouste-Orgeas M, Adrie C, Troche G, Timsit JF. Impact of unplanned extubation and reintubation after weaning on nosocomial pneumonia risk in the intensive care unit: a prospective multicenter study. Anesthesiology. 2002 Jul;97(1):148-56.

6250.      de Monbrison F, Picot S. Introducing antisense oligonucleotides into Pneumocystis carinii. J Microbiol Methods. 2002 Jul;50(2):211-3.

6251.      Lin XQ, O'Reilly KL, Storz J. Antibody Responses of Cattle with Respiratory Coronavirus Infections during Pathogenesis of Shipping Fever Pneumonia Are Lower with Antigens of Enteric Strains than with Those of a Respiratory Strain. Clin Diagn Lab Immunol. 2002 Sep;9(5):1010-3.

6252.      McGarry H, McLelland J. Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia in a patient on immunosuppressive drugs for pyoderma gangrenosum. Br J Dermatol. 2002 Jul;147(1):192-3.

6253.      Sebert ME, Palmer LM, Rosenberg M, Weiser JN. Microarray-based identification of htrA, a Streptococcus pneumoniae gene that is regulated by the CiaRH two-component system and contributes to nasopharyngeal colonization. Infect Immun. 2002 Aug;70(8):4059-67.

6254.      Yokoyama T, Sakamoto T, Shida N, Shimada T, Kaku N, Aizawa H, Oizumi K.  Bacteremic and leukopenic pneumococcal pneumonia: successful treatment with antibiotics, pulse steroid, and continuous hemodiafiltration. J Infect Chemother. 2002 Sep;8(3):247-51.


6255.      Appleyard GD, Furesz SE, Wilkie BN. Blood lymphocyte subsets in pigs vaccinated and challenged with Actinobacillus pleuropneumoniae. Vet Immunol Immunopathol. 2002 Jul;86(3-4):221-8.

6256.      Di Guilmi AM, Dessen A. New approaches towards the identification of antibiotic and vaccine targets in Streptococcus pneumoniae. EMBO Rep. 2002 Aug;3(8):728-34.

6257.      Jacobson RM, Poland GA. The pneumococcal conjugate vaccine. Minerva Pediatr. 2002 Aug;54(4):295-303.

6258.      Overturf GD. Pneumococcal vaccination of children. Semin Pediatr Infect Dis. 2002 Jul;13(3):155-64.

6259.    Wuorimaa T, Kayhty H. Current state of pneumococcal vaccines. Scand J Immunol. 2002 Aug;56(2):111-29. Review.


6260.      Garau J. Treatment of drug-resistant pneumococcal pneumonia. Lancet Infect Dis. 2002 Jul;2(7):404-15. Review.

6261.      Gould IM. BTS guidelines on CAP. Community acquired pneumonia. Thorax. 2002 Jul;57(7):657.

6262.      Hutt E, Kramer AM. Evidence-based guidelines for management of nursing home-acquired pneumonia. J Fam Pract. 2002 Aug;51(8):709-16.

6263.      Rello J, Lorente C, Bodi M, Diaz E, Ricart M, Kollef MH. Why do physicians not follow evidence-based guidelines for preventing ventilator-associated pneumonia?: a survey based on the opinions of an international panel of intensivists. Chest. 2002 Aug;122(2):656-61.  


April 2003

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.

 July 2003

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.

October 2003

  1. Balloy V, Sallenave JM, Crestani B, Dehoux M, Chignard M. Neutrophil DNA contributes to the antielastase barrier during acute lung inflammation. Am J Respir Cell Mol Biol. 2003 Jun;28(6):746-53. Epub 2003 Jan 10.

  2. Biernacki WA, Kharitonov SA, Barnes PJ.  Increased leukotriene B4 and 8-isoprostane in exhaled breath condensate of patients with exacerbations of COPD. Thorax. 2003 Apr;58(4):294-8.

  3. Butler JC, Bosshardt SC, Phelan M, Moroney SM, Tondella ML, Farley MM, Schuchat A, Fields BS.  Classical and latent class analysis evaluation of sputum polymerase chain reaction and urine antigen testing for diagnosis of pneumococcal pneumonia in adults. J Infect Dis. 2003 May 1;187(9):1416-23. Epub 2003 Apr 09.

  4. Combes A, Figliolini C, Trouillet JL, Kassis N, Dombret MC, Wolff M, Gibert C, Chastre J.  Factors predicting ventilator-associated pneumonia recurrence. Crit Care Med. 2003 Apr;31(4):1102-7.

  5. Helweg-Larsen J. S-adenosylmethionine in plasma to test for Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia. Lancet. 2003 Apr 12;361(9365):1237.

  6. Hoth JJ, Burch PT, Bullock TK, Cheadle WG, Richardson JD. Pathogenesis of posttraumatic empyema: the impact of pneumonia on pleural space infections. Surg Infect (Larchmt). 2003 Spring;4(1):29-35.

  7. Pikus L, Levine MS, Yang YX, Rubesin SE, Katzka DA, Laufer I, Gefter WB.  Videofluoroscopic studies of swallowing dysfunction and the relative risk of pneumonia. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2003 Jun;180(6):1613-6.

  8. Sharma R; Guleria R; Pande JN. Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis: newer concepts and management strategies. Indian Journal of Chest Diseases and Allied Sciences 2003 Jan-Mar; 45(1): 31-49.

  9. Skelly M, Hoffman J, Fabbri M, Holzman RS, Clarkson AB Jr, Merali S. S-adenosylmethionine concentrations in diagnosis of Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia. Lancet. 2003 Apr 12;361(9365):1267-8.

  10. Stewart GA, Hoyne GF, Ahmad SA, Jarman E, Wallace WA, Harrison DJ, Haslett C, Lamb JR, Howie SE.  Expression of the developmental Sonic hedgehog (Shh) signalling pathway is up-regulated in chronic lung fibrosis and the Shh receptor patched 1 is present in circulating T lymphocytes. J Pathol. 2003 Apr;199(4):488-95.

  11. Wacogne I, Negrine RJ. Are follow up chest x ray examinations helpful in the management of children recovering from pneumonia? Arch Dis Child. 2003 May;88(5):457-8. Review.

  12. Wahl WL, Franklin GA, Brandt MM, Sturm L, Ahrns KS, Hemmila MR, Arbabi S. Does bronchoalveolar lavage enhance our ability to treat ventilator-associated pneumonia in a trauma-burn intensive care unit? J Trauma. 2003 Apr;54(4):633-8; discussion 638-9.

  13. Zampetaki A, Minamino T, Mitsialis SA, Kourembanas S. Effect of heme oxygenase-1 overexpression in two models of lung inflammation. Exp Biol Med (Maywood). 2003 May;228(5):442-6.


  1. Cagli S, Oktar N, Dalbasti T, Erensoy S, Ozdamar N, Goksel S, Sayiner A, Bilgic A. Failure to detect Chlamydia pneumoniae DNA in cerebral aneurysmal sac tissue with two different polymerase chain reaction methods. J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry. 2003 Jun;74(6):756-9. Review.

  2. Gao B, Flores SC, Leff JA, Bose SK, McCord JM. Synthesis and anti-inflammatory activity of a chimeric recombinant superoxide dismutase: SOD2/3. Am J Physiol Lung Cell Mol Physiol. 2003 Jun;284(6):L917-25. Epub 2003 Jan 10.

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