haematology
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Respiratory virus a threat to lower-risk haematology patients

A respiratory syncytial virus outbreak in a haematology ward at the Prince of Wales Hospital in Sydney has highlighted that severe infection can threaten patients not usually considered at high risk. Dr Tomas Jensen and colleagues, writing in the Journal of Medical Virology, said most previously-reported outbreaks had been in patients having allogeneic haematopoietic stem ...

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