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  • Diagnostic Test Accuracy of a 2-Transcript Host RNA Signature for Discriminating Bacterial vs Viral Infection in Febrile Children 

    Herberg, JA; Kaforou, M; Wright, VJ; Shailes, H; Eleftherohorinou, H; Hoggart, CJ; Cebey-López, M et al. (American Medical Association, 2016-08-23)
    Importance: Because clinical features do not reliably distinguish bacterial from viral infection, many children worldwide receive unnecessary antibiotic treatment, while bacterial infection is missed in others. Objective: ...
  • Selective digestive decontamination in critically ill children: A survey of Canadian providers 

    Murthy, S; Pathan, N; Cuthbertson, BH (Elsevier, 2017-06-01)
    Background Selective digestive decontamination of the digestive tract involves the routine administration of oral, gastric, and intravenous antibiotics to mechanically ventilated children to prevent hospital-acquired ...
  • Clustering of cardio-metabolic risk factors in parents of adolescents with type 1 diabetes and microalbuminuria 

    Marcovecchio, ML; Tossavainen, PH; Owen, K; Fullah, C; Benitez-Aguirre, P; Masi, S; Ong, K et al. (Wiley, 2017-03-08)
    Objective To evaluate the association between a clustering of cardio-metabolic risk factors in parents and the development of microalbuminuria (MA) in their offspring with childhood-onset type 1 diabetes (T1D). Methods The ...
  • Natural resistance to Meningococcal Disease related to CFH loci: Meta-analysis of genome-wide association studies 

    Martinón-Torres, F; Png, E; Khor, CC; Davila, S; Wright, VJ; Sim, KS; Vega, A et al. (Nature Publishing Group, 2016-11-02)
    Meningococcal disease (MD) remains an important infectious cause of life threatening infection in both industrialized and resource poor countries. Genetic factors influence both occurrence and severity of presentation, but ...

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