E A Colocho Zelaya

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Eosinophil cationic protein (ECP) was assayed in nasopharyngeal secretion (NPS) and serum from 42 infants, hospitalized with acute lower respiratory infection, in El Salvador and the results analyzed in relation to etiology of the infection. ECP concentrations were high in NPS, at an average 50 times higher than those found in serum. Exceedingly high levels(More)
Nasopharyngeal specimens from 42 children less than one-year old hospitalized with bronchiolitis or pneumonia in El Salvador were analyzed for the presence of subgroup-specific respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) antigens by the indirect immunofluorescence technique. The antigen RSV-A was demonstrated in 28 children, RSV-B in three, and in one child subgroup,(More)
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