Respiratory viruses associated with community-acquired pneumonia in children: matched case–control study

Post date: Aug 15, 2015 7:39:16 AM

A case–control study was conducted during 3 years in Stockholm, Sweden. Cases were children aged ≤5 years with radiological CAP.The aim of the study was to assess the association between specific respiratory viruses and childhood CAP. The study indicates viral CAP is an underestimated disease and points out hMPV as a new important target for the prevention of childhood CAP.

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