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Respiratory syncytial virus infection and disease in infants and young children observed from birth in Kilifi district, Kenya

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Background: In developing countries, there are few data that characterize the disease burden attributable to respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) and clearly define which age group to target for vaccine intervention.

Methods: Six hundred thirty‐five children, recruited during the period 2002–2003, were intensively monitored until each experienced 3 epidemics of RSV infection. RSV infection was diagnosed using immunofluorescence of nasal wa...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1086/524019

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Author
ORCID:
0000-0001-9543-8360
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
Sub department:
Tropical Medicine
Oxford college:
Wadham College
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0002-6523-185X
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Publisher:
Oxford University Press Publisher's website
Journal:
Clinical Infectious Diseases Journal website
Volume:
46
Issue:
1
Pages:
50-57
Publication date:
2008-01-01
Acceptance date:
2007-08-27
DOI:
EISSN:
1537-6591
ISSN:
1058-4838
Pmid:
18171213
Source identifiers:
134565
Language:
English
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pubs:134565
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uuid:370092f6-6f7c-4752-a17c-675c683287d5
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pubs:134565
Deposit date:
2019-02-05

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