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Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) Infection - References


  1. American Academy of Pediatrics (2009). Respiratory syncytial virus. In LK Pickering et al., eds., Red Book: 2009 Report of the Committee on Infectious Diseases, 28th ed., pp. 560-569. Elk Grove Village, IL: American Academy of Pediatrics.

  2. Hall CB, Walsh EE (2009). Respiratory syncytial virus. In RD Feigin et al., eds., Feigin and Cherry's Textbook of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, 6th ed., vol. 2, pp. 2462-2487. Philadelphia: Saunders Elsevier.

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Other Works Consulted

  • Committee on Infectious Diseases, Bronchiolitis Guidelines Committee (2014). Updated guidance for palivizumab prophylaxis among infants and young children at increased risk of hospitalization for respiratory syncytial virus infection. Pediatrics, published online July 28, 2014. DOI: 10.1542/peds.2014-1666. Accessed August 1, 2014.

  • Hall CB (2010). Respiratory syncytial virus. In GL Mandell et al., eds., Mandell, Douglas, and Bennett's Principles and Practice of Infectious Diseases, 7th ed., vol. 2, pp. 2207-2221. Philadelphia: Churchill Livingstone Elsevier.

  • Hayden FG and Ison MG (2006). Respiratory viral infections. In DC Dale, DD Federman, eds., ACP Medicine, section 7, chap. 25. New York: WebMD.

  • Honegger JR, Brady MT (2011). Viral respiratory infections including influenza. In CD Rudolph et al., eds., Rudolph's Pediatrics, 22nd ed., pp. 961-970. New York: McGraw-Hill.

  • Levin MJ, Weinberg A (2011). Infections: Viral and rickettsial. In WW Hay et al., eds., Current Diagnosis and Treatment: Pediatrics, 20th ed., pp. 1107-1147. New York: McGraw-Hill.

  • Walsh EE (2012). Respiratory syncytial virus. In L Goldman, A Shafer, eds., Goldman's Cecil Medicine, 24th ed., pp. 2091-2092. Philadelphia: Saunders.

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