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Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal:
doi: 10.1097/INF.0b013e318216dd81
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No Efficacy of Prednisolone in Acute Wheezing Associated With Human Bocavirus Infection

Jartti, Tuomas MD*; Söderlund-Venermo, Maria PhD†; Allander, Tobias MD‡; Vuorinen, Tytti MD§; Hedman, Klaus MD†; Ruuskanen, Olli MD*

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Abstract

The efficacy of prednisolone in acute wheezing associated with human bocavirus infection was investigated in 232 hospitalized children (median age, 1.6 years). Clinical history, atopy status, and viral etiology were carefully studied. Outcomes included hospitalization time, duration of symptoms, and occurrence of relapses. No efficacy of prednisolone was found in children with serologically confirmed acute human bocavirus infection.

© 2011 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.

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