Respiratory syncytial virus infections in hospitalized infants: association between viral load, virus subgroup, and disease severity.

@article{Fodha2007RespiratorySV,
  title={Respiratory syncytial virus infections in hospitalized infants: association between viral load, virus subgroup, and disease severity.},
  author={Im{\`e}ne Fodha and Astrid Vabret and Leila Chekir Ghedira and Hassen S{\'e}boui and Slaheddine Chouchane and John ‘. Dewar and Neji M Gueddiche and Abdelhalim Trabelsi and Noureddine Bouj{\^a}afar and François Freymuth},
  journal={Journal of medical virology},
  year={2007},
  volume={79 12},
  pages={1951-8}
}
The relationships between host factors, virus strain, viral load, and illness severity in respiratory syncytial virus (RSV)-induced bronchiolitis are poorly defined. These relationships were evaluated prospectively in 81 previously healthy infants hospitalized with RSV bronchiolitis. Disease severity was determined by the respiratory rate, the duration of hospitalization, and whether patients during their hospitalization required pediatric intensive care unit admission or mechanical ventilation… CONTINUE READING

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