Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, October 24th, 2006
"This study was carried out to determine the prevalence, seasonal distribution of RSV, the signs and symptoms associated with it in Jordan. A total of 200 nasopharyngeal aspirates were obtained from hospitalized children (below 2 years old)," scientists in Jordan report.
According to R. Altoum and colleagues at the University of Jordan in Amman, "RSV was detected in 12.5% of patients using direct immunofluorescence technique. Most infections were associated with bronchilotitis, and higher rates of hypoxemia, retractions, tachypnea, hyperinflation...
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