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Preterm infants hospitalized for RSV face increased risk for ICU admission

Preterm infants hospitalized for RSV face increased risk for ICU admission
May 3, 2016

BALTIMORE — Recent data from the SENTINEL1 study showed that preterm infants hospitalized for respiratory syncytial virus are at increased risk for ICU admission and other adverse outcomes, according to a presentation at the Pediatric Academic Societies Meeting.

“Our findings presented at this year’s PAS now pertain to the 212 study-eligible infants 29 to 35 weeks gestational age with community-acquired RSV who were enrolled for further characterization of their RSV-confirmed hospitalization [in the SENTINEL1 study],” Leonard R. Krilov, MD, FAAP, FIDSA, of the Winthrop University Hospital and an Infectious Diseases in Children Editorial Board member, said in an interview.

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