RSV; Palivizumab; Respiratory Syncytial Virus Immune Globulin
Antibiotics do not treat RSV. Mild infections go away without treatment. Infants and children with a severe RSV infection may be admitted to the hospital so they can receive oxygen, humidified air, and fluids by IV.
A breathing machine (ventilator) may be needed.
RSV infection can, in rare cases, cause death in infants. However, this is...Read more
Source: ADAM Encyclopedia
RSV; Palivizumab; Respiratory Syncytial Virus Immune Globulin Prevention A simple way to help prevent RSV infection is to wash your... Read more »