upper respiratory tract infection and serum antibody responses in nursing home patients.residents of a veterans administration nursing home care unit (nhcu) were observed for the development of upper respiratory tract infection (uri) during 12 consecutive months to determine the frequency of sporadic cases or outbreaks of uri and to characterize them clinically and by laboratory means. fifty-nine episodes of uri occurred in 56 residents during the study period. serologic testing or virus isolation proved or suggested an etiologic agent on 22 occasions. uri was more common in late f ...19882847597
respiratory syncytial virus disease in infants despite prior administration of antigenic inactivated vaccine. 19694305198
epidemiology of respiratory syncytial virus infection in washington, d.c. i. importance of the virus in different respiratory tract disease syndromes and temporal distribution of infection. 19734355005
epidemiology of respiratory syncytial virus infection in washington, d.c. ii. infection and disease with respect to age, immunologic status, race and sex. 19734355170
epidemiology of respiratory syncytial virus infection in washington, d.c. 3. composite analysis of eleven consecutive yearly epidemics. 19734355632
respiratory syncytial virus in infants and children. 19744373702
kawasaki syndrome hospitalizations and associated costs in the united describe the epidemiologic characteristics of patients hospitalized with kawasaki syndrome (ks) and estimate associated costs in the united states, using a large national hospital discharge dataset.200312941859
clinical significance of respiratory syncytial virus. 196414163254
time series model to predict burden of viral respiratory illness on a pediatric intensive care the united states, viral respiratory infections are a leading cause of illness and hospitalization in young children. caring for children with severe viral respiratory illness can have a substantial impact on resource utilization in the pediatric intensive care unit (picu). the objective was to build a robust model that captures the periodicity of severe pediatric viral respiratory illness and forecasts the incidence of viral respiratory illness in the picu.201021127319
respiratory syncytial virus morbidity and outpatient palivizumab dosing in south carolina, 2004-2009.respiratory syncytial virus (rsv) has been identified as an important cause of lower respiratory tract disease in infants. in patients at high risk, prevention is attempted through immunoprophylaxis with palivizumab. in 2008, as a result of revisions to the american academy of pediatrics' guidelines, south carolina medicaid reduced the number of approved palivizumab doses from six to five. this study attempted to determine whether the reduction of approved doses would affect hospitalization and ...201222864095
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