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Detection of Mycoplasma pneumoniae in different respiratory specimens.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  21107602     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
CONCLUSIONS: NPA is better than BAL as PCR sample in MPP diagnosis for similar performance in PCR assay, cheap, and less invasive. BAL is useful in defining local inflammatory condition. Age is the only prefigurative factor in MPP.
Authors:
Dan Xu; Shuxian Li; Zhimin Chen; Lizhong Du
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't     Date:  2010-11-24
Journal Detail:
Title:  European journal of pediatrics     Volume:  170     ISSN:  1432-1076     ISO Abbreviation:  Eur. J. Pediatr.     Publication Date:  2011 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-06-17     Completed Date:  2012-08-06     Revised Date:  2013-05-20    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7603873     Medline TA:  Eur J Pediatr     Country:  Germany    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  851-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Pulmonology, The Children's Hospital of Zhejiang University School of Medicine, Hangzhou, 310003, Zhejiang Province, People's Republic of China.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Bronchoalveolar Lavage Fluid / microbiology*
Child
Child, Preschool
Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay
Female
Humans
Infant
Male
Mycoplasma pneumoniae / isolation & purification*
Nasopharynx / microbiology*
Pneumonia, Mycoplasma / diagnosis*,  microbiology
Polymerase Chain Reaction
Retrospective Studies
Sensitivity and Specificity
Comments/Corrections
Comment In:
Eur J Pediatr. 2011 Dec;170(12):1619   [PMID:  21773668 ]

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