Risk factors and containment of respiratory syncytial virus outbreak in a hematology and transplant unit

Abstract

Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) usually causes self-limiting upper respiratory tract infections, but can be associated with severe lower respiratory tract infection disease (LRTID) in infants and in patients with hematologic malignancies. We have analyzed the risk factors and the measures for containment within an outbreak of nosocomial RSV infections in… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/bmt.2013.94

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