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Infection

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  1. Content type: Research article

    Acute respiratory infection (ARI) is the leading cause of morbidity and mortality in pediatric patients worldwide and imposes an intense pressure on health care facilities. Data on the epidemiology profiles of...

    Authors: Jiayi Chen, Pengwei Hu, Tao Zhou, Tianli Zheng, Lingxu Zhou, Chunping Jiang and Xiaofang Pei

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2018 18:216

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  2. Content type: Case report

    Human milk is fundamental for its nutritional properties and to protect newborns, but it is not sterile and can sometime transmit bacteria. Few anecdotal cases suggest that breast milk could be a possible sour...

    Authors: Giangiacomo Nicolini, Martina Borellini, Vitaliana Loizzo, Roberta Creti, Luigi Memo and Alberto Berardi

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2018 18:214

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    Neonatal sepsis, one of the leading causes of mortality in neonatal intensive care units (NICU) of developing countries like Nepal, is often not extensively studied. In order to decrease the morbidity and mort...

    Authors: Bhishma Pokhrel, Tapendra Koirala, Ganesh Shah, Suchita Joshi and Pinky Baral

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2018 18:208

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  4. Content type: Case report

    Hemolytic streptococcus gangrene is a life threatening invasive bacterial infection. Hemolytic streptococcus gangrene in the danger triangle of the face is too lethal to operate. A case of the confirmed hemolytic...

    Authors: Xiao-ling Jia, Janak L. Pathak, Jin-fa Tong and Ji-mei Su

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2018 18:198

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  5. Content type: Research article

    During the past decades Streptococcus pneumoniae has developed significant resistance to many classes of antimicrobial drugs. Potential risk factors for colonization of the nasopharynx by Streptococcus pneumoniae

    Authors: Maria G. Koliou, Kyriaki Andreou, Demetris Lamnisos, Giagkos Lavranos, Paris Iakovides, Christos Economou and Elpidoforos S. Soteriades

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2018 18:144

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  6. Content type: Research article

    Globally, childhood diarrhea is amongst the most prevalent health problems and accounts for 9% of all deaths in children under-five. In Ethiopia, childhood diarrhea is a major public health problem in which th...

    Authors: Kiflom Fisseha Asfaha, Fessahaye Alemseged Tesfamichael, Gizienesh Kahsay Fisseha, Kebede Haile Misgina, Meresa Gebremedhin Weldu, Negassie Berhe Welehaweria and Yosef Sibhatu Gebregiorgis

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2018 18:120

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    Reducing death due to neonatal sepsis is a global health priority, however there are limited tools to facilitate early recognition and treatment. We hypothesized that measuring circulating biomarkers of endoth...

    Authors: Julie Korol Wright, Kyla Hayford, Vanessa Tran, Gulam Muhammed Al Kibria, Abdullah Baqui, Ali Manajjir, Arif Mahmud, Nazma Begum, Mashuk Siddiquee, Kevin C. Kain and Azadeh Farzin

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2018 18:118

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    Since early antimicrobial therapy is mandatory in septic patients, immediate diagnosis and distinction from non-infectious SIRS is essential but hampered by the similarity of symptoms between both entities. We...

    Authors: Florian Lamping, Thomas Jack, Nicole Rübsamen, Michael Sasse, Philipp Beerbaum, Rafael T. Mikolajczyk, Martin Boehne and André Karch

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2018 18:112

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  9. Content type: Research article

    Infectious diseases are the leading cause of hospital admissions in young children. Hospitalisation with an infectious disease is a recurrent event for some children. Our objective was to describe risk factors...

    Authors: Silvia Seibt, Catherine A. Gilchrist, Peter W. Reed, Emma J. Best, Anthony Harnden, Carlos A. Camargo Jr and Cameron C. Grant

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2018 18:98

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  10. Content type: Research article

    Central venous pressure (CVP) is an important factor affecting capillary blood flow, and it is associated with poor outcomes in adult septic shock patients. However, whether a similar association exists in ped...

    Authors: Seung Jun Choi, Eun-Ju Ha, Won Kyoung Jhang and Seong Jong Park

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2018 18:58

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  11. Content type: Case report

    Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) infection is common and may be severe among patients with preexisting cardiac anomalies, but direct involvement of myocardial damage is not common in those patients. Additiona...

    Authors: Hiroki Miura, Fumihiko Hattori, Hidetoshi Uchida, Tadayoshi Hata, Kazuko Kudo, Masatoki Sato and Tetsushi Yoshikawa

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2018 18:51

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  12. Content type: Case report

    Salmonella spondylitis is an uncommon complication of Salmonella infection in immunocompetent children. To prevent treatment failure and neurological deficits, it needs prompt diagnosis and sufficient effort t...

    Authors: Shota Myojin, Naohiro Kamiyoshi and Masaaki Kugo

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2018 18:24

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  13. Content type: Case report

    Streptococcus agalactiae (Group B Streptococcus) is recognized as the etiologic agent of newborn and infant meningitis, aged up to 90 days, starting from the colonization of the maternal genital or gastrointestin...

    Authors: Victoria Bîrluţiu, Codruța Mihaela Luca and Rareș-Mircea Bîrluțiu

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2018 18:21

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  14. Content type: Case report

    Paragonimiasis, particularly hepatic paragonimiasis (HP), is a type of zoonotic parasitic disease rarely encountered in infants. There have been only a few reports of HP, and no case of HP has been reported in...

    Authors: Zongrong Gong, Zhicheng Xu, Chuanfen Lei and Chaomin Wan

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2017 17:190

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    Congenital cytomegalovirus (cCMV) infection is an important illness that is a common cause of hearing loss in newborn infants and a major cause of disability in children. For that reason, treatment of symptoma...

    Authors: Beatriz Morillo-Gutierrez, Sheila Waugh, Ailsa Pickering, Terence Flood and Marieke Emonts

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2017 17:181

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  16. Content type: Research article

    In Japan, rotavirus hospitalisation occurs at a rate from 2.8 to 13.7 per 1000 child-years among children age less than 5 years, and it imposes a substantial burden to the healthcare system in the country. Whi...

    Authors: Yoshiyuki Fujii, Atsuko Noguchi, Shinobu Miura, Haruka Ishii, Toyoko Nakagomi, Osamu Nakagomi and Tsutomu Takahashi

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2017 17:156

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  17. Content type: Research article

    Neonatal sepsis is a blood stream infection which is seen in the first month of life of the neonate. Bacterial profile of neonatal septicemia is constantly changing thus, current knowledge on the patterns of b...

    Authors: Tsehaynesh G/eyesus, Feleke Moges, Setegn Eshetie, Biruk Yeshitela and Ebba Abate

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2017 17:137

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2017 Journal Metrics

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    2.042 - 2-year Impact Factor
    2.819 - 5-year Impact Factor
    1.266 - Source Normalized Impact per Paper (SNIP)
    1.278 - SCImago Journal Rank (SJR)

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