Rhinovirus C and Respiratory Exacerbations in Children with Cystic Fibrosis
Published Date:Jun 2010
Source:Emerg Infect Dis. 16(6):996-999.
Molecular Sequence Data
Respiratory Tract Infections
Sequence Analysis, RNA
Description:To investigate a possible role for human rhinovirus C in respiratory exacerbations of children with cystic fibrosis, we conducted microbiologic testing on respiratory specimens from 103 such patients in São Paulo, Brazil, during 2006-2007. A significant association was found between the presence of human rhinovirus C and respiratory exacerbations.
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