Estimates of Parainfluenza Virus-Associated Hospitalizations and Cost Among Children Aged Less Than 5 Years in the United States, 1998-2010.

@article{Abedi2016EstimatesOP,
  title={Estimates of Parainfluenza Virus-Associated Hospitalizations and Cost Among Children Aged Less Than 5 Years in the United States, 1998-2010.},
  author={Glen R. Abedi and Mila M. Prill and Gayle E. Langley and Mary Elizabeth Wikswo and Geoffrey A. Weinberg and Aaron T. Curns and Eileen Schneider},
  journal={Journal of the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society},
  year={2016},
  volume={5 1},
  pages={7-13}
}
BACKGROUND Parainfluenza virus (PIV) is the second leading cause of hospitalization for respiratory illness in young children in the United States. Infection can result in a full range of respiratory illness, including bronchiolitis, croup, and pneumonia. The recognized human subtypes of PIV are numbered 1-4. This study calculates estimates of PIV-associated hospitalizations among U.S. children younger than 5 years using the latest available data. METHODS Data from the National Respiratory… CONTINUE READING

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