[Update of recommendations on the use of palivizumab as prophylaxis in RSV infections]

An Pediatr (Barc). 2015 Mar;82(3):199.e1-2. doi: 10.1016/j.anpedi.2014.10.004. Epub 2014 Nov 11.
[Article in Spanish]


The Standards Committee of the Spanish Neonatology Society (SENeo) considers that the new document from the American Academy of Pediatrics, including recommendations for palivizumab use to prevent serious infections produced by the Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV), provides no new scientific evidence which would justify the modification of the current recommendations of the SENeo. However, some adjustments to the criteria of the existing recommendations are proposed to reduce the cost of the drug by its correct and judicious management.

Keywords: Bronchiolitis; Bronquiolitis; Palivizumab; Prematuros; Preterm infants; Prevención; Prevention; Respiratory syncytial virus; Virus respiratorio sincitial.

Publication types

  • Practice Guideline

MeSH terms

  • Antiviral Agents / therapeutic use*
  • Humans
  • Infant
  • Palivizumab / therapeutic use*
  • Respiratory Syncytial Virus Infections / prevention & control*


  • Antiviral Agents
  • Palivizumab