Human rhinovirus C in adult haematopoietic stem cell transplant recipients with respiratory illness.

@article{Ferguson2013HumanRC,
  title={Human rhinovirus C in adult haematopoietic stem cell transplant recipients with respiratory illness.},
  author={Patricia E. Ferguson and Nicole M Gilroy and Cassandra E. Faux and Ian M Mackay and Theo P. Sloots and Michael D. Nissen and Dominic Edmund Dwyer and Tania Christine Sorrell},
  journal={Journal of clinical virology : the official publication of the Pan American Society for Clinical Virology},
  year={2013},
  volume={56 3},
  pages={255-9}
}
BACKGROUND A previously unidentified species of human rhinovirus, HRV-C, was described in 2006 in association with lower respiratory tract infection (LRTI). Features of infection in immunosuppressed adults are poorly characterised. OBJECTIVES This study aims to determine the epidemiology of HRV-C in haematopoietic stem cell transplant (HSCT) recipients in a single centre. STUDY DESIGN A prospective cohort study of all HSCT recipients admitted to Westmead Hospital, Westmead, Australia from 1… CONTINUE READING

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