Molecular characteristics and successful management of a respiratory syncytial virus outbreak among pediatric patients with hemato-oncological disease.
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Brown, Richard J P
Schulz, Thomas F
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AbstractRespiratory syncytial virus (RSV) is responsible for upper and lower respiratory tract infection in adults and children. Especially immunocompromised patients are at high risk for a severe course of infection, and mortality is increased. Moreover RSV can spread in healthcare settings and can cause outbreaks. Herein we demonstrate the successful control and characteristics of a RSV outbreak that included 8 patients in our Department of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology.
CitationMolecular characteristics and successful management of a respiratory syncytial virus outbreak among pediatric patients with hemato-oncological disease. 2018, 7:21 Antimicrob Resist Infect Control
AffiliationTWINCORE, Zentrum für experimentelle uns klinische Ifektionsforschung GmbH, Feodor-Lynen-Str. 7, 30625 Hannover, Germany.
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