Chapter 98. Effects of Viral Infections on Lower Airway Function

  1. William W. Busse MD1 and
  2. Stephen T. Holgate BSc, MD, FRCP2
  1. James E. Gern,
  2. Ronald Sorkness and
  3. William W. Busse

Published Online: 16 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470694923.ch28

Asthma and Rhinitis, Second Edition

Asthma and Rhinitis, Second Edition

How to Cite

Gern, J. E., Sorkness, R. and Busse, W. W. (2000) Effects of Viral Infections on Lower Airway Function, in Asthma and Rhinitis, Second Edition (eds W. W. Busse and S. T. Holgate), Blackwell Science Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470694923.ch28

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Professor of Medicine Head, Clinical Immunology, University of Wisconsin-Madison Medical School, Department of Medicine, Madison Wisconsin, USA

  2. 2

    Clinical Professor of Immuno-Pharmacology, Medical Specialties, Southampton General Hospital, Youthampton, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2000

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780632041756

Online ISBN: 9780470694923

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Keywords:

  • viral infections;
  • maternal smoking;
  • bronchiolitis;
  • bronchiolitis;
  • lower airway function

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • Epidemiology

  • Respiratory Viral Infections and Airway Hyperresponsiveness

  • Mechanisms of Virus-Induced Airway Obstruction and Asthma

  • Summary and Therapeutic Implications

  • References