Children Hospitalized with Rhinovirus Bronchiolitis Have Asthma-Like Characteristics

Published:February 11, 2016DOI:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jpeds.2016.01.041
      Children with bronchiolitis often are considered a homogeneous group. However, in a multicenter, prospective study of 2207 young children hospitalized for bronchiolitis, we found that children with respiratory syncytial virus detected differ from those with rhinovirus detected; the latter patients resemble older children with asthma, including more frequent treatment with corticosteroids.

      Abbreviations:

      ED ( Emergency department), RSV ( Respiratory syncytial virus)

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