Nair, H, et al.
Global burden of acute lower respiratory infections due to respiratory syncytial virus in young children: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Lancet
2010; 375: 1545–1555.
Glezen, WP, et al.
Risk of primary infection and reinfection with respiratory syncytial virus. American Journal of Diseases of Children
1986; 140: 543–546.
Waris, M, et al.
Shedding of infectious virus and virus antigen during acute infection with respiratory syncytial virus. Journal of Medical Virology
1992; 38: 111–116.
Hall, CB, Douglas, RG Jr., Geiman, JM. Respiratory syncytial virus infections in infants: quantitation and duration of shedding. Journal of Pediatrics
1976; 89: 11–15.
Hall, CB, Douglas, RG Jr., Geiman, JM. Quantitative shedding patterns of respiratory syncytial virus in infants. Journal of Infectious Diseases
1975; 132: 151–156.
Frank, AL, et al.
Patterns of shedding of myxoviruses and paramyxoviruses in children. Journal of Infectious Diseases
1981; 144: 433–441.
Munywoki, PK, et al.
The source of respiratory syncytial virus infection in infants: a household cohort study in rural Kenya. Journal of Infectious Diseases. Published online:
. doi: 10.1093/infdis/jit828.
Scott, JA, et al.
Profile: The Kilifi Health and Demographic Surveillance System (KHDSS). International Journal of Epidemiology
2012; 41: 650–657.
Agoti, CN, et al.
Genetic relatedness of infecting and reinfecting respiratory syncytial virus strains identified in a birth cohort from rural kenya. Journal of Infectious Diseases
2012; 206: 1532–1541.
Hall, CB, et al.
Respiratory syncytial virus infections within families. New England Journal Medicine
1976; 294: 414–419.
Hall, CB, Long, CE, Schnabel, KC. Respiratory syncytial virus infections in previously healthy working adults. Clinical Infectious Diseases
2001; 33: 792–796.
Okiro, EA, et al.
Duration of shedding of respiratory syncytial virus in a community study of Kenyan children. BMC Infectious Diseases
2010; 10: 15.
Munywoki, PK, et al.
Improved detection of respiratory viruses in pediatric outpatients with acute respiratory illness by real-time PCR using nasopharyngeal flocked swabs. Journal of Clinical Microbiology
2011; 49: 3365–3367.
Reis, AD, et al.
Comparison of direct immunofluorescence, conventional cell culture and polymerase chain reaction techniques for detecting respiratory syncytial virus in nasopharyngeal aspirates from infants. Journal of the São Paulo Institute of Tropical Medicine
2008; 50: 37–40.
Madhi, SA, et al.
Increased burden of respiratory viral associated severe lower respiratory tract infections in children infected with human immunodeficiency virus type-1. Journal of Pediatrics
2000; 137: 78–84.
Kenya National Bureau of Statistics (KNBS) and ICF Macro. Kenya Demograpghic and Health Survey 2008–09. Calverton, Maryland, USA: KNBS and ICF Macro, 2010.
Cubie, HA, et al.
Detection of respiratory syncytial virus nucleic acid in archival postmortem tissue from infants. Pediatric Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
1997; 17: 927–938.
Schwarze, J, et al.
Latency and persistence of respiratory syncytial virus despite T cell immunity. American Journal of Respiratory Critical Care Medicine
2004; 169: 801–805.
Lin, WH, et al.
Prolonged persistence of measles virus RNA is characteristic of primary infection dynamics. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA
2012; 109: 14989–14994.
DeVincenzo, JP, El, Saleeby CM, Bush, AJ. Respiratory syncytial virus load predicts disease severity in previously healthy infants. Journal of Infectious Diseases
2005; 191: 1861–1868.
Kuypers, J, Wright, N, Morrow, R. Evaluation of quantitative and type-specific real-time RT-PCR assays for detection of respiratory syncytial virus in respiratory specimens from children. Journal of Clinical Virology
2004; 31: 123–129.
Devincenzo, JP. Natural infection of infants with respiratory syncytial virus subgroups A and B: a study of frequency, disease severity, and viral load. Pediatric Research
2004; 56: 914–917.