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Risk Factors for Severe Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) Disease in an Elderly Patient

Specialty:

Infectious Diseases
Nephrology, Urology, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Pedatrics, Genetics

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Description:

Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) can cause severe pneumonia requiring hospitalization in the elderly. Walsh et al identified risk factors which can help identify those patients who may require more aggressive monitoring and therapy. The authors are from the University of Rochester in New York.

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