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European Journal of Pediatrics

, Volume 177, Issue 9, pp 1407–1408 | Cite as

Characteristics of severe RSV infection needing intensive care

  • Bernhard Resch
  • Katharina Brunner
  • Siegfried Rödl
Correspondence

Notes

Authors’ Contributions

BR was responsible for the design of the study and writing of the manuscript.

KB collected all the data.

SR supervised data acquisition and edited the manuscript.

Compliance with ethical standards

Conflict of interest

The authors declare that they have no conflict of interest.

Ethical approval

The study was approved by the local ethics committee Nr. 28–282 ex 15/16.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Division of Neonatology, Department of Pediatrics and Adolescent MedicineMedical University of GrazGrazAustria
  2. 2.Research Unit for Neonatal Infectious Diseases and EpidemiologyMedical University of GrazGrazAustria
  3. 3.Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, Department of Pediatrics and Adolescent MedicineMedical University of GrazGrazAustria

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