Spectrum of respiratory viruses in children with community-acquired pneumonia.

@article{GarciaGarcia2012SpectrumOR,
  title={Spectrum of respiratory viruses in children with community-acquired pneumonia.},
  author={Maria Luz Garcia-Garcia and Cristina Calvo and Francisco Pozo and Patricia Ambrona Villadangos and Pilar P{\'e}rez-Bre{\~n}a and Inmaculada Casas},
  journal={The Pediatric infectious disease journal},
  year={2012},
  volume={31 8},
  pages={808-13}
}
BACKGROUND Community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) remains a significant cause for childhood morbidity worldwide. We designed a study with the objective of describing the frequency of respiratory viruses, especially rhinovirus (RV), human metapneumovirus (HMPV) and human bocavirus (HBoV) in hospitalized children with CAP. METHODS A 6-year prospective study was conducted in children <14 years old admitted to the Pediatrics Department of the Severo Ochoa Hospital (Spain) with CAP. We studied the… CONTINUE READING