Respiratory viruses in bronchoalveolar lavage: a hospital-based cohort study in adults.

Abstract

BACKGROUND The epidemiology of respiratory viruses and their potential clinical impact when recovered in lower respiratory specimens has not been established in the hospital setting. A study was performed to investigate the association between positive viral detection and respiratory infection in an at-risk population. METHODS 299 adult patients who… (More)
DOI: 10.1136/thx.2008.105155

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