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The most common cause of epidemic pediatric respiratory disease, respiratory syncytial virus (RSV), stimulates interleukin-8 (IL-8) synthesis upon infecting airway epithelium, an event necessary for(More)
Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) is one of the most common viral pathogens causing severe lower respiratory tract infections in infants and young children. Infected host cells detect and respond to(More)
Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) produces intense pulmonary inflammation, in part, through its ability to induce chemokine synthesis in infected airway epithelial cells. RANTES (regulated upon(More)
The alveolar macrophage-derived peptide tumor necrosis factor-alpha (TNFalpha) initiates pulmonary inflammation through its ability to stimulate interleukin-8 (IL-8) synthesis in alveolar epithelial(More)