pneumonic


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Synonyms for pneumonic

relating to or affecting the lungs

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Marais and 9 other patients with pneumonic plague (former inhabitants of the Coolie Location, who had fled to areas outside Johannesburg).
Determination of the virulence of the pigmentation-deficient and pigmentation-/plasminogen activator-deficient strains of Yersinia pestis in non-human primate and mouse models of pneumonic plague.
The UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office travel advice warns of the outbreak of pneumonic and bubonic plague in Madagascar
She also confirmed that there are no pneumonic plague cases in the UAE.
Clabby's extensive use of pneumonics and dialogue examples which make the material more memorable and teachable.
Bacterial isolation from pneumonic sheep lungs were tentatively identified asSerratia by morphological and cultural characters .
However, these biomarkers cannot be used to distinguish pneumonic changes from hyperinflation.
KATMANDU (CyHAN)- Bishal Shrestha, 6, had spent most of his life frequenting health clinics due to his chronic pneumonic condition ever since he was 22 days old.
Both septicemic and pneumonic lesions were comingled and former are prominent in younger lambs (3-4months) and pneumonic changes are conspicuous among adult carcases.
Two percent of the cases reported in Madagascar so far have been pneumonic, it added.
But 2 percent of the cases in Madagascar are the more dangerous pneumonic form of the disease, which can be spread person-to-person by coughing.
By mid-November, some 119 plague cases had been confirmed, with two per cent of them of the pneumonic strain -- one of the deadliest infectious diseases with a very high mortality rate.
In contrast to our series, a study in Turkey on neuro-tuberculosis in children, (10) reported abnormal chest radiographs in 87%, with a variety of abnormalities including hilar adenopathy (34%), miliary pattern(20%), Pneumonic infiltrates (18%), bronchopneumonic infiltrates (15%) and pleural effusion(1%).
But if it is allowed to spread to the lungs and become pneumonic plague--and passed on through saliva--patients can die within 24 hours of infection and the mortality rate is "always very high".
It is the first case of pneumonic plague seen in the state since 2004, said Jennifer House, a spokeswoman for the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment.