Viral causes of acute respiratory infection among Egyptian children hospitalized with severe acute asthma exacerbation.

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BACKGROUND Viral respiratory infections are associated with nearly 80% of asthma exacerbation episodes. These can have severe adverse outcomes in patients with established asthma. AIM The aim of the study was to identify the viral causes of acute respiratory infection that precipitate acute asthma exacerbation in Egyptian asthmatic children. PATIENTS… (More)
DOI: 10.1097/01.EPX.0000427636.90615.ad

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