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Respiratory syncytial virus infection in high risk infants and the potential impact of prophylaxis in a United Kingdom cohort
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    Prophylaxis for respiratory syncytial virus infection: missing the target

    Dear Editor

    Two recent reports about hospitalisation for respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) infection in high-risk infants[1, 2] have suggested that the introduction of prophylaxis may, potentially, be beneficial in certain subgroups. We would like to emphasise that the "bigger picture" also warrants further consideration.

    During the winters of 1998/99 and 1999/2000 we recorded our admissions who were RSV...

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