Identifying Risk Factors for Severe Respiratory Syncytial Virus Among Infants Born After 33 Through 35 Completed Weeks of Gestation: Different Methodologies Yield Consistent Findings

@article{CarbonellEstrany2004IdentifyingRF,
  title={Identifying Risk Factors for Severe Respiratory Syncytial Virus Among Infants Born After 33 Through 35 Completed Weeks of Gestation: Different Methodologies Yield Consistent Findings},
  author={X. Carbonell-Estrany and J. Figueras-Aloy and B. Law},
  journal={The Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal},
  year={2004},
  volume={23},
  pages={S193-S201}
}
  • X. Carbonell-Estrany, J. Figueras-Aloy, B. Law
  • Published 2004
  • Medicine
  • The Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal
  • Background: Prematurity is a proven risk factor for severe respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) infection. Prematurity leads to an increased need for, and duration of, hospital admission, intensive care, mechanical ventilation and supplemental oxygen, as well as increased mortality. Methods: The Pediatric Investigators Collaborative Network on Infections in Canada (PICNIC) study was a prospective, multicenter, cohort study conducted in 16 regions across Canada during 2 successive RSV seasons… CONTINUE READING

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