Impact of viral infection on acute exacerbation of asthma in out-patient clinics: a prospective study.

@article{Liao2016ImpactOV,
  title={Impact of viral infection on acute exacerbation of asthma in out-patient clinics: a prospective study.},
  author={H. Y. M. Liao and Zi-feng Yang and Chunguang Yang and Yan Tang and Shengming Liu and Wenda Guan and Rongchang Chen},
  journal={Journal of thoracic disease},
  year={2016},
  volume={8 3},
  pages={505-12}
}
BACKGROUND The prevalence of viral infection triggering asthma exacerbation and its impact on the symptoms and duration of exacerbation are unclear. METHODS Asthma and healthy control subjects were recruited from the First Affiliated Hospital of Guangzhou Medical University between February 2012 and February 2013. Nasal swabs were collected, and… CONTINUE READING