Nosocomial Transmission of Respiratory Syncytial Virus in an Outpatient Cancer Center.

Publication Type:

Journal Article

Source:

Biology of blood and marrow transplantation : journal of the American Society for Blood and Marrow Transplantation (2014)

Keywords:

2014, April 2014, Center-Authored Paper, Public Health Sciences Division, Vaccine and Infectious Disease Division

Abstract:

Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) outbreaks in inpatient settings are associated with poor outcomes in cancer patients. The use of molecular epidemiology to document RSV transmission in the outpatient setting has not been well described.