Epidemiology and prevention of pediatric viral respiratory infections in health-care institutions.

@article{Goldmann2001EpidemiologyAP,
  title={Epidemiology and prevention of pediatric viral respiratory infections in health-care institutions.},
  author={Donald A. Goldmann},
  journal={Emerging Infectious Diseases},
  year={2001},
  volume={7},
  pages={249 - 253}
}
Nosocomial viral respiratory infections cause considerable illness and death on pediatric wards. Common causes of these infections include respiratory syncytial virus and influenza. Although primarily a community pathogen, rhinovirus also occasionally results in hospitalization and serious sequelae. This article reviews effective infection control… CONTINUE READING