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Severity of respiratory syncytial virus infections and immunoglobulin concentrations.
  1. W J Tissing,
  2. H A van Steensel-Moll,
  3. M Offringa
  1. Department of Paediatrics, Erasmus University, Rotterdam, The Netherlands.


    In a prospective study in 86 children with respiratory syncytial virus infections, no relation was detected between the severity of infection (based on diagnosis, chest radiography findings, need for mechanical ventilation, and duration of hospitalisation) and serum concentrations of IgG, IgA, IgM, and IgG1-4 on admission.

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