Annual Congress Vienna 2012

Saturday, 01.09.2012
Sunday, 02.09.2012
Monday, 03.09.2012
Tuesday, 04.09.2012
Wednesday, 05.09.2012

Citations should be made in the following way: Authors. Title. Eur Respir J 2012; 40: Suppl. 56, abstract number.

Viral respiratory disease in preschool children

Chairs: M. Pijnenburg (Rotterdam, Netherlands), F. De Baets (Ghent, Belgium)
Aims: The aim of this symposium is to gain more insight on:
- the role of viral respiratory infections in otherwise healthy children and in children with chronic respiratory disease;
- the influence of viral infection on the innate immunity and immune responses in children with asthma and cystic fibrosis;
- the relationship between vitamin D status and susceptibility for viral infection;
- the therapeutic options for viral respiratory infections.
Epidemiology of viral respiratory infection in children
M. Van Der Zalm (Utrecht, Netherlands)
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Why do viral respiratory infections cause greater morbidity in children with asthma than in healthy children?
S.L. Johnston (London, United Kingdom)
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