Late Pre-term Infants with Severe Bronchiolitis and Risk of Asthma by Age 5 Years.
In a prospective, multicenter cohort of infants hospitalized with bronchiolitis, we found infants born late pre-term (ie, gestational age of 34-36.9 weeks) had 35% higher odds of having asthma by age 5 years compared with infants born at full-term.
The Journal of pediatrics
hospitalization; intensive care; pulmonary function; wheezing
Mansbach JM, Qi YS, Espinola JA, et al. Late Pre-term Infants with Severe Bronchiolitis and Risk of Asthma by Age 5 Years. J Pediatr. 2022;241:247-250.e1. doi:10.1016/j.jpeds.2021.09.037