Virological and clinical characterizations of respiratory infections in hospitalized children


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Bicer S., Giray T., Col D., Erdag G. C., Vitrinel A., Gurol Y., ...More

ITALIAN JOURNAL OF PEDIATRICS, vol.39, 2013 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 39
  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Doi Number: 10.1186/1824-7288-39-22
  • Journal Name: ITALIAN JOURNAL OF PEDIATRICS
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED)
  • Keywords: Child, Hospitalization, PCR, Respiratory infections, Viral respiratory pathogens, Respiratory viruses, COMMUNITY-ACQUIRED PNEUMONIA, MULTIPLEX PCR ASSAYS, HUMAN METAPNEUMOVIRUS, VIRAL-INFECTIONS, TRACT INFECTIONS, SYNCYTIAL VIRUS, ADENOVIRUS INFECTIONS, BRONCHIOLITIS, EPIDEMIOLOGY, INFANTS
  • Acibadem Mehmet Ali Aydinlar University Affiliated: No

Abstract

Background: The purpose of this study was to determine the incidence and seasonal distribution of viral etiological agents and to compare their clinical manifestations and disease severity, including single and co infections.