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Severe infantile lower respiratory tract illness may be characterised by a reduced, rather than increased, immune response
  1. J Carter
  1. Senior House Officer, University Hospital of North Tees, Teesside;

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The pathogenesis of severe infantile respiratory illness due to respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) and influenza virus is not fully understood. Some evidence suggests there is an increased T lymphocyte and cytokine response to infection. However, this cross-sectional study found otherwise. …

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