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If a baby was just diagnosed with rsv, for how long would he be contagious to other babies?
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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics
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In brief: 3-8days +/-
According to the aap redbook, viral shedding is usually 3-8d but occasionally longer in young infants.
Strict hand washing technique and avoidance of respiratory secretions will limit transmission.

In brief: 3-8days +/-
According to the aap redbook, viral shedding is usually 3-8d but occasionally longer in young infants.
Strict hand washing technique and avoidance of respiratory secretions will limit transmission.
Dr. James Ferguson
Dr. James Ferguson
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