Professor Yong Dr. Yong Phuworawan The head of the center specializing in clinical virology Chulalongkorn University Faculty of Medicine stated through Facebook that “RSV” In Thai children, there is a high incidence of infections. It can be repeated again. open research data “RSV” from the center published in the journal International Journal of Infectious Disease It can be seen that immunity is transferred from the mother and declines rapidly within 6 months, after which a large number of infections occur in the first and subsequent years, in other words, at 4 years of age. Almost everyone is infected. “RSV” And some people have recurrent infections. or repeat it almost every year.
This study was a long-term study. In children from birth to 4 years, an autoimmune test is carried out. “RSV” see that the landscape of mother He will be sent to protect the baby in a relatively short time. And when the immune system is reduced or gone, the child will start to get infected. Therefore, it is not strange that the infection is often seen, whether small children aincrease after 6 months An infection this year and next year there may be another infection.
In general, infection is small children Symptoms are more severe in older children. and over 3 years of age, the infection “RSV” Most symptoms are mild, and after age 5, infection persists. even in adults creating another problem in the elderly or those with impaired immune systems, as well as respiratory disease other and the same a Covid19
Longitudinal study in the pediatric population It took more than 5 years to study and clearly saw the knowledge of Thai children. especially the level of immune detection and recurrence. The information obtained will be useful in the future if at all. a vaccine in defense It should be given before the first 6 months.
continuing studies, see species of the reinfected virus even though the virus is the same group RSV-A or RSV-B It can still be repeated. subspecies the same and AR1 Once attached, it can be repeated again.
Details of the project study will continue to be published in international journals. The knowledge produced is very important as a new body of knowledge. especially when it comes to bringing vaccines to use So it’s not easy. to prevent infection “RSV”
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