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Respiratory syncytial virus infection and chronic respiratory morbidity - is there a functional or genetic predisposition?
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PMID:  22963586     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
A systematic literature review has been undertaken. Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) lower respiratory tract infection (LRTI) in infancy is associated with chronic respiratory morbidity. Premorbid abnormal lung function may predispose to RVS LRTI in prematurely born infants. Conclusion:  Single-nucleotide polymorphisms in genes coding for IL-8, IL-19, IL-20, IL-13 mannose-binding lectin, IFNG and a RANTES polymorphism have been associated with subsequent wheeze following RSV LRTI in term-born infants.
Simon B Drysdale; Anthony D Milner; Anne Greenough
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Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-9-11
Journal Detail:
Title:  Acta paediatrica (Oslo, Norway : 1992)     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1651-2227     ISO Abbreviation:  Acta Paediatr.     Publication Date:  2012 Sep 
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Created Date:  2012-9-11     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
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Nlm Unique ID:  9205968     Medline TA:  Acta Paediatr     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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© 2012 The Author(s)/Acta Paediatrica © 2012 Foundation Acta Paediatrica.
Division of Asthma, Allergy and Lung Biology, the MRC and Asthma UK Centre in Allergic Mechanisms of Asthma, King's College London, London, UK.
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