Article Abstract

Non-pulmonary manifestations of respiratory syncytial virus infection

Authors: Despoina Gkentzi, Gabriel Dimitriou, Ageliki Karatza


Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) infection is an important cause of childhood morbidity from acute lower respiratory tract infections worldwide (1). RSV bronchiolitis is the most common cause of hospitalisation and death due to lower respiratory tract infection in children less than 1 year of age.