Colds and Respiratory Infections

  • M. Eric Gershwin
  • Edwin L. Klingelhofer
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Abstract

Colds are as much a part of childhood as Christmas or “Sesame Street.” Between the ages of 2 and 4, a child typically experiences 10 or more colds per year. Children in daycare or those from large families are especially prone to respiratory infections.

Keywords

Cystic Fibrosis Respiratory Infection Respiratory Syncytial Virus Common Cold Sesame Street 
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Copyright information

© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1998

Authors and Affiliations

  • M. Eric Gershwin
    • 1
  • Edwin L. Klingelhofer
    • 2
  1. 1.University of California Medical SchoolDavisUSA
  2. 2.California State UniversitySacramentoUSA

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