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Prevalence of Human Herpes Viruses in Bronchoalveolar Lavage of Critically Ill Children Undergoing Mechanical Ventilation at a Pediatric Intensive Care Unit

Ali Amanati 1 , Abdollah Karimi 2 , * , Alireza Fahimzad 2 , Ahmad Reza Shamshiri 3 , Fatemeh Fallah 2 , Alireza Mahdavi 4 and Mahshid Talebian 5
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1 Alborzi Clinical Microbiology Research Center, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran
2 Pediatric Infections Research Center, Research Institute for Children Health, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
3 Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
4 Pediatric Anesthesiologists and Intensivist, Mofid Children’s Hospital, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
5 BS of Nursery, Head Nurse of PICU, Mofid Children’s Hospital, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
Article information
  • Archives of Pediatric Infectious Diseases: April 2018, 6 (2); e12685
  • Published Online: March 18, 2018
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: March 6, 2017
  • Revised: November 24, 2017
  • Accepted: February 21, 2018
  • DOI: 10.5812/pedinfect.12685

To Cite: Amanati A, Karimi A, Fahimzad A, Shamshiri A R, Fallah F, et al. Prevalence of Human Herpes Viruses in Bronchoalveolar Lavage of Critically Ill Children Undergoing Mechanical Ventilation at a Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, Arch Pediatr Infect Dis. 2018 ; 6(2):e12685. doi: 10.5812/pedinfect.12685.

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1. Background
2. Methods
3. Results
4. Discussion
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