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  1. Content type: Case Report

    Ralstonia genus are gram negative bacillus and includes four bacteria namely Ralstonia picketti, Ralstonia Solanacearum, Ralstonia insidiosa and Ralstonia mannitolilytica. These are opportunistic pathogens and ca...

    Authors: Deepak Sharma, Pradeep Sharma, Priyanka Soni and Basudev Gupta

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2017 10:28

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  2. Content type: Research article

    In Sub-Saharan Africa, most nutrition efforts have concentrated on under-nutrition in children. However, national surveys rarely report the high prevalence of overweight and obesity among children. Likewise, i...

    Authors: Yoseph Tadesse, Terefe Derso, Kefyalew Addis Alene and Molla Mesele Wassie

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2017 10:22

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  3. Content type: Research article

    The death of a child is an enormous tragedy for both the family and others involved. A child’s death appeals to everyone’s responsibility to take measures to prevent similar deaths in the future. Child Death R...

    Authors: Sandra Gijzen, Monique P. L’Hoir, Magda M. Boere-Boonekamp and Ariana Need

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2016 9:228

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  4. Content type: Case Report

    In term infants, transcutaneous bilirubin (TcB) monitoring can be used to predict hemolytic hyperbilirubinemia. However, it is not clear whether the technique can also be used to predict unexplained late-onset...

    Authors: Miwako Nagasaka, Tomoe Kikuma, Sota Iwatani, Daisuke Kurokawa, Keiji Yamana, Kaori Maeyama, Tsubasa Koda, Hisayuki Matsumoto, Mariko Taniguchi-Ikeda, Kazumoto Iijima, Hajime Nakamura and Ichiro Morioka

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2016 9:153

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  5. Content type: Short Report

    Acute respiratory infections are ubiquitous and may have long-term implications on respiratory health. There are many scoring systems used to objectively measure severity of respiratory infections in clinical...

    Authors: Hector Rodriguez, Tina V. Hartert, Tebeb Gebretsadik, Kecia N. Carroll and Emma K. Larkin

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2016 9:85

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  6. Content type: Research article

    Little is known about the efficacy of first and and second-line antiretroviral therapies (ART) for HIV-1 infected children in resource limited Southeast Asian settings. Previous studies have shown that orphans...

    Authors: Hubert Barennes, Kang Virak, François Rouet, Yves Buisson, Michel Strobel and Ung Vibol

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2016 9:69

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  7. Content type: Research Article

    Nodding syndrome (NS) is a severe neuropsychiatric syndrome of an unknown etiology affecting children and adolescents mostly in Eastern Africa. Symptoms of NS and catatonia seem to overlap. We investigated the...

    Authors: Angelina Kakooza-Mwesige, Dirk M. Dhossche, Richard Idro, Dickens Akena, Joyce Nalugya and Benard T. Opar

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2015 8:825

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  8. Content type: Research Article

    The objective of this study was to evaluate the appropriateness of antibiotic suspensions use for pediatrics among Palestinian mothers’ including their reconstitution, dose administration, duration, and storag...

    Authors: Rowa’ J. Al-Ramahi, Abd Al Naser Zaid and Haya Anabousi

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2015 8:760

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  9. Content type: Research article

    It is unknown if young children’s parent-reported physical activity and sedentary time are correlated with direct measures. The study objectives were to compare parent-reported physical and sedentary activity ...

    Authors: Hrishov Sarker, Laura N. Anderson, Cornelia M. Borkhoff, Kathleen Abreo, Mark S. Tremblay, Gerald Lebovic, Jonathon L. Maguire, Patricia C. Parkin and Catherine S. Birken

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2015 8:735

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  10. Content type: Research article

    Vascular anomalies pose major diagnostic and therapeutic challenges among pediatricians and pediatric surgeons practicing in resource limited countries. There is paucity of published data regarding this subjec...

    Authors: Phillipo L. Chalya, Neema M. Kayange, Peter F. Rambau, Mange Manyama and Japhet M. Gilyoma

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2015 8:732

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  11. Content type: Research article

    Studies have suggested that inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD) follow a seasonal pattern with regard to their onset and exacerbations. The aim of this study is to determine if there is any seasonal pattern to t...

    Authors: Rajmohan Dharmaraj, Anas Jaber, Rajan Arora, Karen Hagglund and Hernando Lyons

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2015 8:696

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  12. Content type: Research article

    Infantile hypertrophic pyloric stenosis (IHPS) is the most common cause of gastric outlet obstruction in infants. There is paucity of published data regarding this condition in our setting. This study describe...

    Authors: Phillipo L. Chalya, Mange Manyama, Neema M. Kayange, Joseph B. Mabula and Alicia Massenga

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2015 8:690

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  13. Content type: Research article

    Disastrous effects and lifelong complications, ranging from respiratory and gastrointestinal burns to death can result from caustic soda ingestion. Accidental and non-accidental ingestions occur in different a...

    Authors: Benard Ohene Botwe, Samuel Anim-Sampong, Benjamin Dabo Sarkodie, William K. Antwi, Jeannette Obeng-Nkansah and Gabriel G. N. A. Ashong

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2015 8:684

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  14. Content type: Research article

    There is a shift of practice towards administering sedation in neonates around the world. At the present moment, there is no available data or literature on the practice of sedation before intubation of neonat...

    Authors: Amar–Singh HSS, Sharon Linus-Lojikip, Zarena Ismail, Nurul-Huda Ishahar and Siti-Suhaila Yusof

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2015 8:660

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  15. Content type: Case Report

    The role of cytomegalovirus infection in triggering systemic lupus erythematosus remains a subject of debate. Here, we present a case of childhood systemic lupus erythematosus with concomitant cytomegalovirus ...

    Authors: Susumu Yamazaki, Amane Endo, Takashi Iso, Shinpei Abe, You Aoyagi, Mitsuyoshi Suzuki, Toru Fujii, Hidenori Haruna, Yoshikazu Ohtsuka and Toshiaki Shimizu

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2015 8:487

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  16. Content type: Research article

    Body fluids such as saliva and tears from patients with hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection are known as infectious agents. The infectivity of feces from patients with HBV infection has not been established. The...

    Authors: Haruki Komatsu, Ayano Inui, Takeyoshi Murano, Tomoyuki Tsunoda, Tsuyoshi Sogo and Tomoo Fujisawa

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2015 8:366

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  17. Content type: Research article

    In Uganda, newborn deaths constituted over 38 % of all infant deaths in 2010. Despite different mitigation interventions over years, the newborn mortality rate is high at 27/1,000 and newborn sepsis contribute...

    Authors: Bua John, Mukanga David, Lwanga Mathias and Nabiwemba Elizabeth

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2015 8:339

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  18. Content type: Research article

    Tetanus in newborns, is an under-reported public health problem and a major cause of mortality in developing countries. This study aimed to determine the predictors and outcome of tetanus in newborn infants in...

    Authors: Arjumand Sohaila, Yasir Shafiq, Shazia Azim, Benazir Baloch, Ali Syed Muhammad Akhtar, Shiyam Sunder Tikmani and Nick Brown

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2015 8:338

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  19. Content type: Case Report

    Pentalogy of Cantrell is a rare syndrome, first described by Cantrell and co-workers in 1958. The syndrome is characterized by the presence of five major congenital defects involving the diaphragm, abdominal w...

    Authors: Helga Naburi, Evelyne Assenga, Sonal Patel, Augustine Massawe and Karim Manji

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2015 8:318

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  20. Content type: Research article

    Neonatal danger has become a substantial problem in many developing countries like Ethiopia. More specifically, neonatal rates in Ethiopia are among the highest in the world. In this regard, health-seeking beh...

    Authors: Solomon Gedlu Nigatu, Abebaw Gebeyehu Worku and Abel Fekadu Dadi

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2015 8:309

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  21. Content type: Research article

    Celiac disease (CD) and eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE) are distinct diseases of the gastrointestinal tract with specific clinico-pathological characteristics. Recent studies have found higher rates of EoE in p...

    Authors: Rajmohan Dharmaraj, Karen Hagglund and Hernando Lyons

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2015 8:263

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  22. Content type: Case Report

    The VACTERL association is a typically sporadic, non-random collection of congenital anomalies that includes vertebral defects, anal atresia, cardiac defects, tracheoesophageal fistula with esophageal atresia,...

    Authors: Yukio Nakamura, Shingo Kikugawa, Shoji Seki, Masahiko Takahata, Norimasa Iwasaki, Hidetomi Terai, Mitsuhiro Matsubara, Fumio Fujioka, Hidehito Inagaki, Tatsuya Kobayashi, Tomoatsu Kimura, Hiroki Kurahashi and Hiroyuki Kato

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2015 8:228

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  23. Content type: Case Report

    Dengue is an important worldwide public health problem, and continues to spread in Brazil. This article presents the first Brazilian case report of the death of an indigenous child by dengue fever.

    Authors: Rafael Henrique Machado Sacramento, Deborah Nunes de Melo Braga, Franciane Fardin Sacramento, Fernanda Montenegro de Carvalho Araújo, Antônio Afonso Bezerra Lima, Margarida Maria de Lima Pompeu, Danielle Malta Lima and Luciano Pamplona de Góes Cavalcanti

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2014 7:855

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  24. Content type: Research article

    Knowledge of the specific details of end-users actual experiences with health system helps to identify areas for improvement in ways that standardized satisfaction measures are less able to provide in order to...

    Authors: Christopher Bismarck Eke, Roland Chidi Ibekwe, Vivian Uzoamaka Muoneke, Josephat Maduabuchi Chinawa, MaryAnn Ugochi Ibekwe, Oluchi Mildred Ukoha and Bede Chidozie Ibe

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2014 7:800

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  25. Content type: Research article

    The disease progression following hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection is associated with single-nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs). However, the role of SNPs in chronic HBV infection in children remains unclear. He...

    Authors: Haruki Komatsu, Jun Murakami, Ayano Inui, Tomoyuki Tsunoda, Tsuyoshi Sogo and Tomoo Fujisawa

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2014 7:789

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  26. Content type: Research article

    Venipuncture pain in children results from a variety of co-factors which increase the intensity of the nociceptive stimulus. Among them, anticipatory anxiety plays an important role. Children with chronic dise...

    Authors: Sofia Bisogni, Chiara Dini, Nicole Olivini, Daniele Ciofi, Francesca Giusti, Simona Caprilli, José Rafael Gonzalez Lopez and Filippo Festini

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2014 7:735

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  27. Content type: Research article

    Accurate measurement of body temperature is critical for the assessment of a newborn’s general well-being. In nursery settings, the gold standard rectal thermometry has been replaced by the axillary method. Ho...

    Authors: Lama Charafeddine, Hani Tamim, Habiba Hassouna, Randa Akel and Mona Nabulsi

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2014 7:584

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  28. Content type: Research article

    There is no validated scale to assess neurodevelopment of infants and children in Sri Lanka. The Bayley III scales have used widely globally but it has not been validated for Sri Lankan children. We administer...

    Authors: Pavithra Godamunne, Chathurika Liyanage, Nalin Wimaladharmasooriya, Arunasalem Pathmeswaran, Ananda Rajitha Wickremasinghe, Cryshelle Patterson and Nalini Sathiakumar

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2014 7:300

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  29. Content type: Case Report

    Patients with relapsed/refractory stage 4 high-risk neuroblastoma were enrolled on a phase I study (NANT2004-03) of intravenous fenretinide emulsion. Pharmacokinetic samples were collected during and after the...

    Authors: Min H Kang, Judith G Villablanca, Julia L Glade Bender, Katherine K Matthay, Susan Groshen, Richard Sposto, Scarlett Czarnecki, Matthew M Ames, C Patrick Reynolds, Araz Marachelian and Barry J Maurer

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2014 7:256

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  30. Content type: Research article

    Maximising response rates to neurodevelopmental follow-up is a key challenge for paediatric researchers. We have investigated the use of telephone interviews and online questionnaires to improve response rates...

    Authors: Samantha Johnson, Sarah E Seaton, Bradley N Manktelow, Lucy K Smith, David Field, Elizabeth S Draper, Neil Marlow and Elaine M Boyle

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2014 7:219

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