[severe respiratory syncytial virus infections. study of 87 infants hospitalized in an epidemic].during a winter epidemic, 87 infants were admitted to necker-enfants-malades hospital with a severe respiratory syncitial virus (rsv) infection. these infants fell into two groups: 37 infants without any medical history and 50 showing an underlying pathology (immune deficiencies, heart disease, cns disorders, digestive malformations, allergic manifestations). of the 37 infants with no medical history, most were below the age of 6 months and the rsv infection was manifested clinically by bronchio ...19892604509
[coincidental outbreaks of rotavirus and respiratory syncytial virus in paris: a survey from 1993 to 1998].in a pediatric hospital of paris, from 1993 to 1998, respiratory secretions were positive for respiratory syncytial virus (rsv) in 26.3% of 4,738 children (0-5 years) examined or hospitalized for lower respiratory tract infections. rotavirus detection was positive in stools of 23.7% of the 8,537 children of the same age with acute diarrhea.199910429813
[interferon alpha production in the serum of very young infants after viral infections].ifn-alpha detection is useful in some clinical circumstances, but its use has never been validated in young infants with viral infections.200415603931
[simultaneous outbreaks of rotavirus and respiratory syncytial virus in paris: a 12-year survey].the authors had for aim to study the coincidence of rsv and rotavirus epidemic peaks in pediatric patients hospitalized in the paris area.200717459636
the burden of respiratory viral disease in hospitalized children in paris.a virus was identified in 464 out of 1,212 patients, 8 days to 16 years of age, who were admitted to the hospital in paris during a 3 year period. respiratory syncytial virus (rsv) was found in 428 patients, 74% were younger than 6 months with bronchiolitis, and 6% were older than 2 years. rsv was the first virus isolated in all patients and in those with pneumonia or asthma. the low number of admissions due to parainfluenzae viruses is characteristic of this area compared to other countries.200817562076
winter air pollution and infant bronchiolitis in paris.respiratory syncytial virus (rsv) is one of the most common respiratory pathogens in infants and young children. it is not known why some previously healthy infants, when in contact with rsv, develop bronchiolitis whereas others have only mild symptoms. our study aimed to evaluate the possible association between emergency hospital visits for bronchiolitis and air pollution in the paris region during four winter seasons. we included children under the age of 3 years who attended emergency room s ...200817585899
pertussis and respiratory syncytial virus infections.during the winter 2005-2006, all infants <4 months of age admitted for bronchiolitis or acute respiratory tract infection in a tertiary care pediatric hospital in paris were tested for respiratory syncytial virus (rsv) and pertussis with real-time polymerase-chain reaction (rt-pcr). a positive pertussis-pcr was found in 14/90 (16%) infants infected with rsv and in 5/30 negative for rsv. similar clinical symptoms were found in all rsv-positive infants with or without pertussis co-infection. most ...200818034357
[lower respiratory tract infections with influenza and respiratory syncytial viruses in hospitalized elderly patients during the 2005-2006 winter season].to assess the proportion of lower respiratory tract infections (lrti) attributable to influenza virus and respiratory syncytial virus (rsv) during the 2005-2006 winter period, among hospitalized elderly in a geriatric unit of a french hospital near paris and and describe the characteristics of these infections.200919097850
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