Get the PDF version Cdc-pdf [1 page] of this fact sheet. Respiratory syncytial virus, or RSV, is a common virus that affects the lungs and breathing passages. RSV infections can be dangerous for certain adults. Adults at highest risk for severe RSV infection include Older adults, especially those RSV infections can be dangerous for certain adults. Each year, it is estimated that more than , older adults are hospitalized and 14, of them die in the United States due to RSV infection. Adults at highest risk for severe RSV infection include Older adults, especially those 65 years and.
Sep 17, · RSV infection developed annually in 3% to 7% of healthy elderly patients and in 4% to 10% of high-risk adults. Among healthy elderly patients, RSV infection resulted in fewer office visits than influenza, however, the use of health care services by high-risk adults was similar between persons infected with influenza and cinedivx.info: VBI. Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) is the most common virus that can infect the lungs and breathing tubes. RSV infection is most serious in young babies. Almost all children get the virus at least once before they are 2 years old. Older children and adults also get RSV at least every few years but do not usually get very sick from it. How is it.
Dec 13, · Methods. We conducted a retrospective cohort study of adults admitted to four hospitals in Toronto, Canada, between September and June with RSV identified by a qualitative real-time reverse-transcriptase polymerase chain reaction assay in Cited by: Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) is a common infection in infancy, with nearly all children affected by two years of age. Approximately % to % of all children are hospitalized with lower respiratory tract disease, of which 50% to 90% have bronchiolitis and 5% to 40% have pneumonia.