The tonsils and adenoids of 44 children were analyzed for the detection of respiratory syncytial virus, influenza virus, parainfluenza virus, adenovirus, Chlamydophila pneumoniae, and Mycoplasma pneumoniae. Viruses were detected in 47.7% of the children and 37.3% of the specimens, with adenovirus and parainfluenza viruses being the most frequently detected microorganisms.

Detection of respiratory viruses and atypical bacteria in children's tonsils and adenoids / L. Drago, S. Esposito, E. De Vecchi, P. Marchisio, F. Blasi, E. Baggi, P. Capaccio, L. Pignataro. - In: JOURNAL OF CLINICAL MICROBIOLOGY. - ISSN 0095-1137. - 46:1(2008), pp. 369-370. [10.1128/JCM.01819-07]

Detection of respiratory viruses and atypical bacteria in children's tonsils and adenoids

L. Drago;S. Esposito;E. De Vecchi;P. Marchisio;F. Blasi;E. Baggi;P. Capaccio;L. Pignataro
2008

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The tonsils and adenoids of 44 children were analyzed for the detection of respiratory syncytial virus, influenza virus, parainfluenza virus, adenovirus, Chlamydophila pneumoniae, and Mycoplasma pneumoniae. Viruses were detected in 47.7% of the children and 37.3% of the specimens, with adenovirus and parainfluenza viruses being the most frequently detected microorganisms.
Settore MED/38 - Pediatria Generale e Specialistica
Settore MED/07 - Microbiologia e Microbiologia Clinica
Settore MED/31 - Otorinolaringoiatria
Settore MED/10 - Malattie dell'Apparato Respiratorio
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