risk factors for hospitalization due to respiratory syncytial virus infection among infants in the basque country, spain.this study analysed the role of several risk factors for hospitalization due to community-acquired, respiratory syncytial virus (rsv) infection. the risk factors detected in infants hospitalized for rsv infection in the first 24 months of life were compared with those in the general infant population in our region. there were 361 episodes of hospitalization in 357 infants. eighty per cent of the infants did not present underlying conditions for severe rsv infection and only 10 (3%) were candidat ...200616638164
hospitalization rates for human metapneumovirus infection among 0- to 3-year-olds in gipuzkoa (basque country), spain.numerous studies have been published on human metapneumovirus (hmpv) infection, but few have been population based. the main aim of this study was to estimate the incidence rate of hospitalization for community-acquired hmpv infection in infants and children aged <3 years. between july 2004 and june 2007, 796 episodes (742 patients) of community-acquired acute respiratory infection were hospitalized. hmpv was detected in 90 episodes (11.3%). fifty-nine episodes occurred in infants aged <1 year. ...200918419854
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