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A high burden of respiratory syncytial virus associated pneumonia in children less than two years of age in a South East Asian refugee population

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Background Pneumonia is a major cause of childhood mortality and morbidity approximately 1.6 million deaths and 150 million episodes occur annually in children <5 years. Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) may be responsible for up to 25% of cases and 12% of deaths making it an important potential vaccine target, although data from South East Asia is scarce. Methods We followed a birth cohort of Burmese refugee children, born over a one year period, for two years. Pneumonia episodes were dia...

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10.1371/journal.pone.0050100

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
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Author
Publisher:
Public Library of Science
Journal:
PLoS ONE More from this journal
Volume:
7
Issue:
11
Pages:
ARTN e50100
Publication date:
2012-11-20
Acceptance date:
2012-10-19
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EISSN:
1932-6203
ISSN:
1932-6203
Language:
English
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pubs:365454
Source identifiers:
365454
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2013-11-16

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