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Zhongguo Dang Dai Er Ke Za Zhi. 2013 Apr;15(4):241-8.

Prevention of respiratory syncytial viral infections in late preterm infants.

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Department of Pediatrics, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK, Canada.

Abstract

RSV prophylaxis is not routine in infant born 33 to 35 weeks gestation. Risk scoring tool can be utilized to identify infants that have significant chance for hospitalization. Premature birth is a leading cause of infant mortality and chronic pulmonary morbidity, therefore prevention of RSV hospitalization though immune prophylaxis in late preterm infants appears attractive.

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