ACUTE bronchiolitis is a common and frequently serious respiratory disease of infancy and early childhood. It is characterized by respiratorv distress due ' to obstructive emphysema and occurs in an age group where such signs are necessarily alarming. Most authors believe that bronchiolitis is a viral infection.1. 4. u. : :-A few investigators have concluded that Hemophilus influenzae is the etiologic agent,8, 9, 13 while others have considered bronchc~spasm 3 and allergy 11 to be important. Still others hav…
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