Severity of respiratory syncytial virus bronchiolitis is affected by cigarette smoke exposure and atopy.

@article{Bradley2005SeverityOR,
  title={Severity of respiratory syncytial virus bronchiolitis is affected by cigarette smoke exposure and atopy.},
  author={J. Patrick Bradley and Leonard B. Bacharier and JoAnn Bonfiglio and Kenneth B. Schechtman and Robert C Strunk and Gregory Storch and M. Castro},
  journal={Pediatrics},
  year={2005},
  volume={115 1},
  pages={e7-14}
}
OBJECTIVE Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) bronchiolitis is a common cause of hospitalizations in children and has been increasingly identified as a risk factor in the development of asthma. Little is known about what determines the severity of RSV bronchiolitis, which may be helpful in the initial assessment of these children. DESIGN We evaluated a variety of environmental and host factors that may contribute to the severity of RSV bronchiolitis in the RSV Bronchiolitis in Early Life… CONTINUE READING

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