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Persistence of rhinovirus RNA after asthma exacerbation in children.

Authors
  • Kling, S
  • Donninger, H
  • Williams, Z
  • Vermeulen, J
  • Weinberg, E
  • Latiff, K
  • Ghildyal, R
  • Bardin, P
Type
Published Article
Journal
Clinical and experimental allergy : journal of the British Society for Allergy and Clinical Immunology
Publication Date
May 01, 2005
Volume
35
Issue
5
Pages
672–678
Identifiers
PMID: 15898992
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

RV RNA was detectable in >40% of asthmatic children 6 weeks after an acute exacerbation. Asthma exacerbations were more severe in patients with persistence of RV RNA suggesting that the severity of acute asthma may be linked to prolonged and possibly more severe RV infections.

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