Children and immunity
Immunity is passive in nature and is provided by maternal antibodies. At the same time, its own immune system is in a state of suppression. The phagocytosis system is not…

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An early exposure of cat allergens and features of the course of allergic rhinitis in children
According to research, cats are extremely popular pets both in the world and in our country. The widespread occurrence of cats leads to the widespread high concentration of their allergens.…

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HISTORY OF DESCRIPTION OF KAWASAKI'S DISEASE. TOMISAKU KAVASAKI - FAMOUS JAPANESE PEDIATRIC, AUTHOR OF SYSTEMIC VASCULITIS IN CHILDREN
Kawasaki disease is a systemic vasculitis of unknown etiology, acute onset in infancy or early childhood, with a primary lesion of the coronary arteries. Syndrome or Kawasaki disease is more…

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Foodborne botulism

Children’s botulism

Overview
Foodborne botulism is a serious, potentially fatal, but relatively rare disease. This is intoxication, usually caused by the consumption of highly active neurotoxins, botulinum toxins formed in contaminated foods. Botulism is not transmitted from person to person.
The spores produced by Clostridium botulinum are resistant to high temperatures and are widespread in the environment. In the absence of oxygen, these spores germinate, develop and begin to secrete toxins. There are 7 different forms of botulinum toxin – types A – G. Four of them (types A, B, E and in rare cases F) cause human botulism. Types C, D, and E cause disease in mammals, birds, and fish.

Botulinum toxins enter the body through the consumption of products that have not undergone proper processing, in which bacteria or spores survive and produce toxins. The main cause of human botulism is food intoxication, but it can be caused by intestinal infection in infants, wound infections, and inhalation.

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CHARACTERISTICS OF CHILDHOOD IMMUNITY
The human immune system begins to form before the birth of a child. Its place and extent of health effects are genetically programmed. From birth to puberty, step by step,…

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Center for Pediatrics
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CHARACTERISTICS OF CHILDHOOD IMMUNITY
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How to protect a child from the most common childhood infections
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