Increased expression of the glucocorticoid receptor β in infants with RSV bronchiolitis.


OBJECTIVES The majority of studies on glucocorticoid treatment in respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) bronchiolitis concluded that there are no beneficial effects. We hypothesized that RSV-infected patients may have an increased glucocorticoid receptor (GR) β expression, the isoform that is unable to bind cortisol and exert an antiinflammatory action… (More)
DOI: 10.1542/peds.2012-0160


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