Patients not at increased risk of complications whose illness is not severe do not routinely require antiviral treatment; however, those who have symptoms of lower respiratory tract illness, dyspnea, hypoxemia, tachypnea, or other warning symptoms of severe illness should be treated promptly with antivirals.
What does LRTI stand for?
LRTI stands for Lower Respiratory Tract Illness
This definition appears somewhat frequently and is found in the following Acronym Finder categories:
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We have 5 other meanings of LRTI in our Acronym Attic
- Linear Radial Transmission Filter
- Living Roadway Trust Fund (Iowa Department of Transportation)
- Loi Sur Les Relations de Travail Dans la Fonction Publique (Public Service Staff Relations Act - Canada)
- Logistics Reassignment Task Group
- Learned Real-Time Genetic Algorithm
- Last-Resort Target
- Legal Research and Training Institute (est. 1949; Ministry of Justice; South Korea)
- Ligament Reconstruction Tendon Interposition
- Lodging, Restaurant and Tourism Index (Purdue University; Indiana)
- Long Range Thermal Imaging
- Lower Respiratory Tract Infections
- Lower Respiratory Tract Illnesses with Wheezing
- Light Railway Transport League (est. 1937; UK)
- Long Range Training Mission
- Long-Range Theater Nuclear Force
- Laboratoire de Radiotoxicologie Expérimentale (French: Experimental Radiotoxicology Laboratory)
- Licensed Referral Tax Professional (H&R Block)
- Loadbreak Reducing Tap Plug
- Long Range Technology Plan (various locations)
- Long Range Training Plan (US DoD)
Samples in periodicals archive:
Role of respiratory viruses in upper and lower respiratory tract illness in the first year of life.
Symptoms that require investigation on country level *AaClusters of cases of unexplained ILI or acute lower respiratory disease *AaSevere, unexplained respiratory illness occurring in one or more health care worker(s) who provide care for patients with respiratory disease *AaChanges in the epidemiology of mortality associated with the occurrence of ILI or lower respiratory tract illness, an increase in deaths observed from respiratory illness or an increase in the occurrence of severe respiratory disease in previously healthy adults or adolescents *AaPersistent changes noted in the treatment response or outcome of severe lower respiratory illness.
Most patients hospitalized with RSV are infants less than one year of age who were admitted with symptoms of lower respiratory tract illness.
Clearly, further studies using larger sample populations, expanded respiratory pathogen detection methods, and control groups are needed to elucidate what role, if any, MCPyV plays in upper and lower respiratory tract illness.
HMPV was first described in a population of children in the Netherlands in 2001 (1) and has subsequently been linked with lower respiratory tract illness (LRTI) in children and adults (2,4).
Lower respiratory tract illness in the first two years of life: epidemiologic patterns and costs in a suburban pediatric practice.
To date, Synagis has successfully helped to reduce the incidence of serious lower respiratory tract illness in more than 700,000 high-risk infants.