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Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) and lower respiratory tract infections (LRTIs) are associated with chronic respiratory morbidity (CRM) at follow-up. In infants born very prematurely who had bronchopulmonary dysplasia (BPD), RSV LRTIs were associated with greater lung function abnormalities and healthcare utilisation at school age.1 A prospective study2 demonstrated that among very prematurely born infants (<32 weeks of gestational age) regardless of the BPD status and whether hospitalisation was required, RSV LRTIs were associated with increased CRM and lung function abnormalities at follow-up in infancy. Even among infants born between 32 and 35 weeks of gestation, the mean cost of care in …
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