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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