Persistent adenoviral infection and chronic obstructive bronchitis in children: is there a link?

@article{Pichler2001PersistentAI,
  title={Persistent adenoviral infection and chronic obstructive bronchitis in children: is there a link?},
  author={Mathias Pichler and Gunhild Herrmann and Hildgund Schmidt and Peter Ahrens and Stefan Zielen},
  journal={Pediatric pulmonology},
  year={2001},
  volume={32 5},
  pages={367-71}
}
Chronic obstructive bronchitis with inadequate response to inhaled steroid and bronchodilator therapy is a rather rare disorder in children. Persistence of an adenoviral infection has been described as a possible cause of unremitting airway obstruction. We studied a group of 11 children with the clinical feature of chronic bronchial obstruction. A high… CONTINUE READING