*  Community-acquired pneumonia
Viral infections weaken the immune system, making the body more susceptible to bacterial infection (including bacterial ... Adult pneumococcal vaccination: advances, impact, and unmet needs. Curr Opin Pulm Med. 2017 May;23(3):225-230. PMID=28198725 " ... Infants can acquire lung infections before birth by breathing infected amniotic fluid or through a blood-borne infection which ... CAP's symptoms are the result of lung infection by microorganisms and the immune system's response to the infection. Mechanisms ...
*  Meningitis
Risk of infection with Listeria monocytogenes is increased in persons over 50 years old. The introduction of pneumococcal ... Severe meningococcal and pneumococcal infections may result in hemorrhaging of the adrenal glands, leading to Waterhouse- ... 2009). "Effect of pneumococcal conjugate vaccine on pneumococcal meningitis". N Engl J Med. 360 (3): 244-256. doi:10.1056/ ... Meningitis is typically caused by an infection with microorganisms. Most infections are due to viruses, with bacteria, fungi, ...
*  Quellung reaction
... but identification of specific serotypes remained important as the understanding of the epidemiology of pneumococcal infections ... The pneumococcal Quellung reaction was first described in 1902 by the scientist Fred Neufeld, and applied only to Streptococcus ... PCR Deduction of Pneumococcal Serotypes Archived September 4, 2009, at the Wayback Machine.. Center for Disease Control. ... However, it acquired an important practical use with the advent of serum therapy to treat certain types of pneumococcal ...
*  Pneumococcal infection
... is an infection caused by the bacterium Streptococcus pneumoniae. S. pneumoniae is a common member of ... The risk of pneumococcal infection is much increased in persons with impaired IgG synthesis, impaired phagocytosis, or ... The World Health Organization estimate that in 2005 pneumococcal infections were responsible for the death of 1.6 million ... In 1936, a pneumococcal capsular polysaccharide vaccine was used to abort an epidemic of pneumococcal pneumonia. In the 1940s, ...
*  Hospital Sant Joan de Déu Barcelona
Infectious diseases, especially in the field of HIV infection. Pathology associated with pneumococcal infection. Prevention and ...
*  Frederick Griffith
Conant JE & Sawyer WD (June 1967). "Transformation during mixed pneumococcal infection of mice". Journal of Bacteriology. 93 (6 ... Streptococcal infection was a frequent coinfection complicating recovery from lobar pneumonia by pneumococci infection. By 1897 ... dual infection by two pneumococcal strains could increase transformation-and virulence-while for the first time pneumococcal ... America's leading pneumococcal researcher, Oswald T. Avery, speculated that Griffith had failed to apply adequate controls. A ...
*  Lower respiratory tract infection
"Vaccines for preventing pneumococcal infection in adults". Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 1: CD000422. doi:10.1002/14651858. ... Typical Bacterial Infections: Haemophilus influenzae Staphylococcus aureus Klebsiella pneumonia Atypical Bacterial Infections: ... Lower respiratory tract infection (LRTI), while often used as a synonym for pneumonia, can also be applied to other types of ... Lower respiratory tract infections place a considerable strain on the health budget and are generally more serious than upper ...
*  Fred Neufeld
This unique property became widely used to diagnose pneumococcal infections. Then, using immunological techniques, Neufeld ... Addition of a small amount of ox bile to a pneumococcal culture results in complete destruction of the culture after a short ... This discovery led Fred Griffith to show that one pneumococcal type could be transformed into another (Griffith's experiment). ... A Brief History of Pneumococcal Vaccines. Review Article. Drugs & Aging. 15 Supplement 1:1-10, 1999 Tuomanen, Elaine (2004). ...
*  Streptococcus pneumoniae
The organism also causes many types of pneumococcal infections other than pneumonia. These invasive pneumococcal diseases ... Pneumococcal meningitis is an infection of the tissue covering the brain and spinal cord. Symptoms include: stiff neck, fever, ... 16: Pneumococcal Disease". In Atkinson W; Wolfe S; Hamborsky J. Epidemiology and Prevention of Vaccine-Preventable Diseases ( ... It can be a cause of neonatal infections. S. pneumoniae is the main cause of community acquired pneumonia and meningitis in ...
*  Pneumococcal polysaccharide vaccine
Moberley S, Holden J, Tatham DP, Andrews RM (2013). "Vaccines for preventing pneumococcal infection in adults". Cochrane ... Pneumococcal polysaccharide vaccine (PPSV)- the latest version is known as Pneumovax 23 (PPV-23)- is the first pneumococcal ... and so covers 90 percent of the types found in pneumococcal bloodstream infections. Children under the age of two years fail to ... pneumococcal) bacteria by phagocytic immune cells. The pneumococcal polysaccharide vaccine is widely used in high-risk adults. ...
*  National Health Laboratory Service
... cervical cancer screening and pneumococcal infections. During 2011 the Treatment Action Campaign, an HIV/AIDS non-governmental ...
*  George Siber bibliography
Efficacy of bacterial polysaccharide immune globulin (BPIG) for prevention of bacteremic pneumococcal infections in Apache ... "A Trial of a 9-Valent Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine in Children with and Those without HIV Infection". New England Journal of ... and pneumococcal infections in high-risk infants with bacterial polysaccharide immune globulin (BPIG). Interscience Conference ... and pneumococcal infections in high-risk infants with Bacterial Polysacharide Immune Globulin (BPIG). Interscience Conference ...
*  Samir Kumar Saha
A Newly Recognized Pneumococcal Infection Threat". PLOS ONE. 7 (3): e32134. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0032134. ISSN 1932-6203. ... A member of Pneumococcal Awareness Council of Experts (PACE), he also heads the steering committee of the Coalition Against ... He has also led research into the resistance to treatment of some pneumococcal diseases. Saha along with his team designed and ... After the publication of the article Saha was invited to attend a panel discussion on the various aspects of pneumococcal ...
*  Pfizer
... is a vaccine for the prevention of invasive pneumococcal infections. The introduction of the original, 7-valent version of the ... reduction in the incidence of invasive pneumococcal infections among children under age 5 in the United States. An improved ... It is the drug of choice for first episodes of mild-to-moderate Clostridium difficile infection. It is on the World Health ... The company has also pledged to provide up to 740 million doses of its anti-pneumococcal vaccine at discounted rates to infants ...
*  Ofloxacin
... crossover design study of the pharmacology of extended-spectrum fluoroquinolones for pneumococcal infections" (PDF). Chest. 116 ... labelled for use in adults with lower respiratory tract infections, skin and skin structure infections, urinary tract ... An eye drop may be used for a superficial bacterial infection of the eye and an ear drop may be used for otitis media when ... Ofloxacin is an antibiotic useful for the treatment of a number of bacterial infections. When taken by mouth or injection into ...
*  Pneumonia
Moberley, S; Holden, J; Tatham, DP; Andrews, RM (31 January 2013). "Vaccines for preventing pneumococcal infection in adults". ... Mixed infections with both viruses and bacteria may occur in up to 45% of infections in children and 15% of infections in ... "WHO , Pneumococcal conjugate vaccines". www.who.int. Retrieved 2018-01-16. "Pneumococcal Disease , Vaccines - PCV13 and PPSV23 ... "Pneumococcal conjugate vaccines for preventing vaccine-type invasive pneumococcal disease and X-ray defined pneumonia in ...
*  Robert Austrian
When antibiotics came into use for the cure of pneumococcal infections in the 1950s and 60s, further pneumococcal vaccine ... He analyzed 83 known types of pneumococci, and determined 14 types were responsible for 80% of invasive pneumococcal infections ... Austrian established a tremendous knowledge base of pneumococcal biology. ... which describes the clinical syndrome of pneumococcal meningitis, pneumonia and endocarditis, after his 1957 paper in Archives ...
*  Z-FA-FMK
... inhibits human T cell proliferation in vitro and modulates host response to pneumococcal infection in vivo". 177: 3827-36. PMID ...
*  Clinical case definition
Confirmed Case: Meet the probable case definition plus have pneumococcal infection confirmed by blood culture or other ... For example, in the investigation of an outbreak of pneumococcal pneumonia in a nursing home the case definition may be ...
*  Pneumococcal vaccine
... indicates drug resistant pneumococcal infections; these are the 23 most prevalent or invasive pneumococcal types of ... These antibodies have been shown to prolong survival in a mouse model of pneumococcal infection characterized by a reduction in ... Burns T, Abadi M, Pirofski L (2005). "Modulation of the Lung Inflammatory Response to Serotype 8 Pneumococcal Infection by a ... Additional pneumococcal vaccine research is taking place to find a vaccine that offers broad protection against pneumococcal ...
*  DMOZ - Health: Conditions and Diseases: Infectious Diseases: Bacterial: Streptococcal
NHS Choices: Pneumococcal Infections Provides information on the invasive and non-invasive infections cased by bacteria known ...
*  George Siber
Prevnar 7 and 13 are for the prevention of pneumococcal infections, the most common and severe bacterial infection of children ... the first Pneumococcal Pneumonia Conjugate. Respigam was the first antibody licensed for preventing severe RSV infections in ... "A Trial of a 9-Valent Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine in Children with and Those without HIV Infection". New England Journal of ... 2008). Pneumococcal vaccines: the impact of conjugate vaccine. Washington, DC: ASM Press. ISBN 9781555814083. George Siber's ...
*  Vaccine Damage Payment
... pneumococcal infection human papillomavirus pandemic influenza A (H1N1) 2009 (swine flu) - up to 31 August 2010 smallpox - up ...
*  Milroy Lectures
... on Pneumococcal infections 1934 George Seaton Buchanan, International co-operation in public health 1935 Eric Henry Rhys ... On Ankylostoma infection 1912 Francis Arthur Bainbridge, On Paratyphoid Fever and Meat Poisoning 1913 Robert McCarrison, On the ... A Century of Changes in the Mortality and Incidence of the Principal Infections which Cause Death or Disability in Childhood ... The persistent challenge of malaria and other tropical infections 1985 P. S. Harper, The prevention of Huntingdon's chorea: a ...
*  Arthur J. Ammann
... a series of clinical trials aimed at protecting children with sickle cell anemia and the elderly from pneumococcal infection, a ... research on HIV transmission and his role in the development of the first successful vaccine to prevent pneumococcal infection ... Polyvalent pneumococcal-polysaccharide immunization of patients with sickle-cell anemia and patients with splenectomy. NEJM, ... Maternal HIV-1 viral load and vertical transmission of infection: The Ariel Project for the prevention of HIV transmission from ...
*  Porter W Anderson Jr.
Anderson continues to perform research on the development of an inexpensive pneumococcal vaccine for third world countries with ... is an American microbiologist best known for developing a vaccine that protects children from infections by Haemophilus ... He continues to volunteer his time toward the development of affordable vaccines for pneumococcal diseases. Anderson has played ...
*  Child mortality in Ghana
... vaccination against rotavirus and pneumococcal infection, Vitamin A supplementation, community-based management of acute ... Among children under five years of age, 70 percent of deaths are caused by infections compounded by malnutrition. However, ...