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RSV in Adults - RSV Risk Factors
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- RSV in Adults
Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) in adults is typically less severe than RSV in children or the elderly. This eMedTV segment explains the transmission, symptoms, incubation period, and treatment of RSV in adults.
- RSV in Infants
RSV (respiratory syncytial virus) is very common in infants between the ages of one and six months. This eMedTV resource covers the risk factors, transmission, symptoms, and treatment of infant RSV.
- RSV Prevention
Two ways of preventing RSV include good infection control practices and monthly injections of Synagis. This eMedTV article discusses good practices, such as frequent handwashing, for the prevention of this virus.
- RSV Risk Factors
Some RSV risk factors include premature birth, asthma, and exposure to tobacco smoke. This page of the eMedTV site discusses these and other RSV (respiratory syncytial virus) risk factors that increase a person's chance of developing RSV.