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Respiratory Syncytial Virus Hospitalization during Pregnancy in Four High-income Countries, 2010-2016

Few studies have addressed respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) infection during pregnancy. Among 846 pregnant women hospitalized with respiratory illness and tested for RSV, 21 (2%) were RSV positive, of whom 8 (38%) were diagnosed with pneumonia. Despite study limitations, these data can help inform decisions about RSV prevention strategies.

Authors: Regan AK; Klein NP; PREVENT Group; et al.

Clin Infect Dis. 2018 11 28;67(12):1915-1918.

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