Control of acute respiratory infections: report by the Director-General
World Health Assembly, 44. (1991). Control of acute respiratory infections: report by the Director-General. World Health Organization. http://www.who.int/iris/handle/10665/173740
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Circulation of Respiratory Syncytial Virus in Morocco during 2014-2016: Findings from a sentinel-based virological surveillance system for influenza Bimouhen, A.; El Falaki, F.; Ihazmad, H.; Regragui, Z.; Benkerroum, S.; Barakat, A. (2016-07)Respiratory syncytial virus [RSV] is a leading cause of mortality and morbidity in young infants, little was known on its circulation types and patterns in Morocco. We conducted a prospective study using sentinel-based influenza surveillance to detect RSV by real time PCR in patients with acute respiratory infections, enrolled during two seasons [2014/15, 2015/16]. During September 2014-April 2016, we obtained 1450 specimens, of which 267 [18.4%] tested positive for RSV. The proportion of positive RSV infection was higher in patients hospitalized ...
Weber, Martin W; Milligan, Paul J. M; Sanneh, Mariama; Awemoyi, Agnes; Dakour, Raduwan; Schneider, Gisela; Palmer, Ayo; Jallow, Mariatou Tala; Oparaogu, Anslem; Whittle, Hilton C; Mulholland, E. Kim; Greenwood, Brian M (2002)
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