Clinical Signs, Prevention and Treatment of Viral Infections in Infants

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Author(s): Majid Firouzi, Hamidreza Sherkatolabbasieh*, Shiva Shafizadeh

Journal Name: Infectious Disorders - Drug Targets
Formerly Current Drug Targets - Infectious Disorders

Article ID: e160921190908
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Certain infectious diseases are common in infants than any other age groups and are associated with morbidities in childhood and adulthood, and even mortality in severe cases. Environment, epidemic and maternal immunity are the main causes of these infections. Early diagnosis using molecular methods and treatment is therefore important to prevent future complications. Vaccines are recommended during infancy and childhood to prevent these infections. This review highlights some of the most commonly reported viral infections in children, their clinical signs, prevention and treatment.

Keywords: viral infections, Vaccines, infancy, childhood, mortality, infectious diseases

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Article ID: e160921190908
Published on: 29 January, 2021
(E-pub Ahead of Print)
DOI: 10.2174/1871526521666210129145317
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