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  1. 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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  2. Content type: Case report

    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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. Content type: Case report

    Simple parapneumonic effusion is a pleural effusion associated with lung infection (i.e., pneumonia). Streptococcus pneumoniae remains the most common pathogen causing parapneumonic effusions. In Morocco, the pne...

    Authors: Idrissa Diawara, Khalid Zerouali, Naima Elmdaghri and Abderrahman Abid

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2017 17:114

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  6. Content type: Research article

    Rotaviruses are the major cause of diarrhea among the infants and young children all over the world causing over 500,000 deaths and 2.4 million hospitalizations each year. In Nepal Rotavirus infection positivi...

    Authors: Subhash Dhital, Jeevan Bahadur Sherchand, Bharat Mani Pokhrel, Keshab Parajuli, Niranjan Shah, Shyam Kumar Mishra, Sangita Sharma, Hari Prasad Kattel, Sundar Khadka, Sulochana Khatiwada, Narayan Parajuli and Basistha Rijal

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2017 17:101

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  7. Content type: Technical advance

    Both respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) and human metapneumovirus (hMPV) are important viral pathogens causing respiratory tract infection (RTI) in the pediatric population. However, the clinical manifestations...

    Authors: Huey-Ling You, Shun-Jen Chang, Hong-Ren Yu, Chia-Chin Li, Chang-Han Chen and Wei-Ting Liao

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2017 17:89

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  8. Content type: Research article

    Early growth of HIV-exposed, uninfected (HEU) children is poorer than that of their HIV-unexposed, uninfected (HUU) counterparts but there is little longitudinal or longer term information about the growth eff...

    Authors: Anna Rosala-Hallas, Jonathan W. Bartlett and Suzanne Filteau

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2017 17:80

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  9. Content type: Research article

    Acute lower respiratory tract infection is the commonest disease affecting children under five worldwide. Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) is among the most common causative pathogens. Epidemiological data su...

    Authors: Magdeldin Elgizouli, Chad Logan, Ruth Grychtol, Dietrich Rothenbacher, Alexandra Nieters and Andrea Heinzmann

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2017 17:65

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  10. Content type: Research article

    RotaTeq™ (RV5; Merck & Co. Inc., USA) and Rotarix™ (RV1, GlaxoSmithKline, Belgium) vaccines, developed to prevent rotavirus diarrhea in children under five years old, were both introdu...

    Authors: Raúl F. Velázquez, Alexandre C. Linhares, Sergio Muñoz, Pamela Seron, Pedro Lorca, Rodrigo DeAntonio and Eduardo Ortega-Barria

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2017 17:14

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  11. Content type: Research article

    Progress has been made in tackling malaria however there are still over 207 million cases worldwide, the majority in children. As survival rates improve, numbers of children with long-term neurodisabling seque...

    Authors: Emmie W. Mbale, Terrie Taylor, Bernard Brabin, Macpherson Mallewa and Melissa Gladstone

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2017 17:9

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  12. Content type: Research article

    Chronic otitis media with effusion (COME) is a prevalent upper airway infection resulting in hearing loss. The aim of this research was to determine risk factors for COME in preschool children.

    Authors: Rebecca E. Walker, Jim Bartley, David Flint, John M. D. Thompson and Edwin A. Mitchell

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2017 17:4

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  13. Content type: Case report

    Central retinal artery occlusion (CRAO) is an arterial ischemic stroke, rarely occurred in children accompanied with asymptomatic cerebral infarction and almost never involved in severe pneumonia related to My...

    Authors: Yunguang Bao, Xiaobing Li, Kaixuan Wang, Chan Zhao, Xiumei Ji and Mizu Jiang

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2016 16:210

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  14. Content type: Research article

    Despite differences in types of infection and causative organisms, pharmacokinetic-pharmacodynamic (PKPD) targets of vancomycin therapy derived from adult studies are suggested for neonates. We aimed to identi...

    Authors: Helgi Padari, Kersti Oselin, Tõnis Tasa, Tuuli Metsvaht, Krista Lõivukene and Irja Lutsar

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2016 16:206

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  15. Content type: Research article

    Qualitative and quantitative research investigating determinants of adherence to clinical guidelines (GLs) on surgical antibiotic prophylaxis (SAP) are scarce. We conducted a mixed-method study aimed at invest...

    Authors: Angela Giusti, Stefania Spila Alegiani, Marta Luisa Ciofi degli Atti, Sofia Colaceci, Roberto Raschetti, Pasquale Arace, Raffaele Spiazzi and Massimiliano Raponi

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2016 16:203

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  16. Content type: Research article

    Febrile seizures are common in young children. Annual peaks in incidence mirror increased respiratory virus activity during winter. Limited virological data are available using modern diagnostic techniques for...

    Authors: Joshua R. Francis, Peter Richmond, Christine Robins, Katie Lindsay, Avram Levy, Paul V. Effler, Meredith Borland and Christopher C. Blyth

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2016 16:202

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  17. Content type: Case report

    In children, the most significant cause of rhabdomyolysis or muscle breakdown is viral infection. However, there are no reports that norovirus, a gastroenteric virus that commonly infects children, specificall...

    Authors: Tomohiro Nishio, Ryoko Yonetani, Eisuke Ito, Makiko Yoneta, Yoshihiro Maruo, Tokiko Yoshida and Tohru Sugimoto

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2016 16:176

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  18. Content type: Case report

    Hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis (HLH) is a life threatening hematological disorder associated with severe systemic inflammation caused by an uncontrolled and ineffective immune response resulting in cytokin...

    Authors: Yoshiki Kawamura, Hiroki Miura, Yuji Matsumoto, Hidetoshi Uchida, Kazuko Kudo, Tadayoshi Hata, Yoshinori Ito, Hiroshi Kimura and Tetsushi Yoshikawa

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2016 16:172

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2016 Journal Metrics

  • Citation Impact
    2.071 - 2-year Impact Factor
    2.516 - 5-year Impact Factor
    1.290 - Source Normalized Impact per Paper (SNIP)
    1.160 - SCImago Journal Rank (SJR)

    904.0 Usage Factor

    Social Media Impact
    293 Mentions