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Dayton Children's sees flu and RSV

December 10, 2012- Michael Brandon, BSMT, Virology Supervisor reports positive RSV test results are climbing.  Typically, as the number of positive studies approaches 10 percent  there is an indication that RSV and flu season has begun.

For the week ending December 1, 2012, Dayton Children's saw the number of positive flu studies reach 11.65 percent (down from 19.33 percent the week before) and the number of positive RSV studies reach 9.62 percent (down from 16.61 percent the week before).

The CDC hypothesizes that this flu and RSV season could be a bad one.

You can find tips and answers to common questions to share with you patient families on preventing the flu on the  Dayton Children's flu center.



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