Immunological responses to respiratory syncytial virus infection in infancy.

@article{Smyth1997ImmunologicalRT,
  title={Immunological responses to respiratory syncytial virus infection in infancy.},
  author={R L Smyth and Jerald Fletcher and Henry M. Thomas and Charles A. Hart},
  journal={Archives of disease in childhood},
  year={1997},
  volume={76 3},
  pages={210-4}
}
OBJECTIVES To determine whether there is evidence of immunological responses in infants with respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) bronchiolitis by measuring inflammatory mediators in peripheral blood and, if found, whether these related to the severity of illness. PATIENTS AND METHODS Blood was taken from 94 children with RSV infection during the acute episode and 10 or more days later when the child was well. Control serum samples were obtained from well children of similar ages. Serum samples… CONTINUE READING

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