Infectious complications after pediatric liver transplantation frequently occur and are potentially serious. Data concerning strictly defined bacterial infections and their associated risk factors are lacking.
For the pediatric liver transplant postoperative period, we analyzed data from the nosocomial infection surveillance (2006‐2015).
A total of 235 bacterial infections...
Childhood recurrent wheezing and consequently asthma corresponds to various phenotypes. Our aim was to link genetic variants of asthma candidate genes to the phenotypes of early onset wheezing.
We included very young consecutive children presenting with recurrent wheezing who had been evaluated for the severity of wheezing, associated atopic comorbidities, and tested for...
Background Early differential diagnosis between acute bacterial and viral meningitis is problematic. We aimed to investigate whether the detection of lipocalin 2, a protein of the acute innate immunity response, may be used as a marker for acute bacterial meningitis. Methods Transgenic mice expressing the human transferrin were infected by intraperitoneal route and were imaged. Cerebrospinal fluid...
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