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Specific Viral Etiologies Are Associated With Outcomes in Pediatric Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome.

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Summary of "Specific Viral Etiologies Are Associated With Outcomes in Pediatric Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome."

Infectious pneumonia is the most common cause of acute respiratory distress syndrome, with viruses frequently implicated as causative. However, the significance of viruses in pediatric acute respiratory distress syndrome is unknown. We aimed to characterize the epidemiology of viral pneumonia in pediatric acute respiratory distress syndrome and compare characteristics and outcomes between pneumonia subjects with and without viruses. Secondarily, we examined the association between specific viruses and outcomes.

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Name: Pediatric critical care medicine : a journal of the Society of Critical Care Medicine and the World Federation of Pediatric Intensive and Critical Care Societies
ISSN: 1529-7535
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