Host response to respiratory syncytial virus infection.

@article{Arruvito2015HostRT,
  title={Host response to respiratory syncytial virus infection.},
  author={Lourdes Arruvito and Silvina Raiden and Jorge Geffner},
  journal={Current opinion in infectious diseases},
  year={2015},
  volume={28 3},
  pages={
          259-66
        }
}
PURPOSE OF REVIEW Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) infection is the leading cause of bronchiolitis and hospitalization in young infants and causes 100, 000-200, 000 deaths annually. There is still no licensed vaccine against RSV infection and the therapeutic options are mainly supportive. Despite almost six decades of research, important knowledge gaps remain with respect to the characterization of immune mechanisms responsible for protection and pathogenesis, as well as to the identification… CONTINUE READING
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