volume 99, issue 3, Pe9-e9 1997
DOI: 10.1542/peds.99.3.e9
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E. E. L. Wang, B. J. Law, J. L. Robinson, S. Dobson, S. al Jumaah, D. Stephens, F. D. Boucher, J. McDonald, I. Mitchell, N. E. MacDonald

Abstract: ABSTRACT. Objective. To determine the effects of age and respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) antibody status on frequency and severity of RSV infections in children with underlying heart or lung disease.Design. Cohort study conducted during two consecutive RSV seasons.Setting. Ambulatory patients at eight Canadian pediatric tertiary care centers.Methods. Subjects under 3 years old with underlying heart disease who were digoxin-dependent or had not received corrective cardiac surgery or with underlying lung dise…

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