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Hyponatremia as a marker of invasiveness of pediatric respiratory tract infections

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Don, M., Valerio, G., Canciani, M. et al. Hyponatremia as a marker of invasiveness of pediatric respiratory tract infections. Pediatr Nephrol 24, 1597–1598 (2009).

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  • Pneumonia
  • Respiratory Tract Infection
  • Bronchitis
  • Serum Sodium
  • Bronchiolitis