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Figure 3 | Respiratory Research

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From: Potential therapeutic implications of new insights into respiratory syncytial virus disease

Figure 3

Delayed effects of acute respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) infection: possible mechanisms. The link between RSV infection and delayed respiratory problems may be explained by a severe initial infection, which either alters the host lungs or immunity, leading to future wheeze, or reveals an underlying tendency to wheeze. Adapted with permission from Balfour-Lynn and Openshaw [41].

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