Predictors of Poor Outcomes Among Infants With Respiratory Syncytial Virus-associated Acute Lower Respiratory Infection in Botswana.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

Among children 1-23 months of age with respiratory syncytial virus-associated acute lower respiratory infection in Botswana, young age (<6 months), household use of wood as a cooking fuel, moderate or severe malnutrition and oxygen saturation <90% on room air were independent predictors of clinical nonresponse at 48 hours. Among HIV-uninfected infants less than six months of age, HIV exposure was associated with a higher risk of in-hospital mortality.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Patel, SM; Spees, L; Smieja, M; Luinstra, K; Steenhoff, AP; Feemster, KA; Arscott-Mills, T; Boiditswe, S; Patel, MZ; Shah, SS; Cunningham, CK; Kelly, MS

Published Date

  • May 2019

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 38 / 5

Start / End Page

  • 525 - 527

PubMed ID

  • 30543564

Pubmed Central ID

  • PMC6465100

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1532-0987

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1097/INF.0000000000002168


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States