parainfluenza


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par·a·in·flu·en·za

 (păr′ə-ĭn′flo͞o-ĕn′zə)
n.
Any of several genera of paramyxoviruses that are similar to the viruses that cause influenza and are associated with various respiratory infections, especially in children.

par•a•in•flu•en•za

(ˌpær əˌɪn fluˈɛn zə)

n.
an influenzalike respiratory infection, caused by any of several paramyxoviruses.
[1955–60]
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parainfluenza

n parainfluenza
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TM] is an investigational drug which is designed to target the receptor for parainfluenza viruses and is being evaluated in a Phase 2 trial for the treatment of severe parainfluenza infection in immunocompromised patients.
Vaccination is the only way to protect your dog from serious diseases like parvovirus and leptospirosis, as well as distemper, hepatitis and parainfluenza.
2) Pathogens such as rhinovirus, enterovirus, human metapnuemovirus, and parainfluenza virus are often underreported by hospitals because they lack the methods for testing of respiratory pathogens beyond influenza.
Specimens were tested by real-time PCR and rRT-PCR for the following agents (13): influenza A and B viruses, human metapneumovirus, respiratory syncytial virus, adenovirus, parainfluenza virus (types 1, 2, 3, and 4), enterovirus, rhinovirus, and Mycoplasma spp.
It also suggests "that improving the coverage and effectiveness of recommended influenza and pneumococcal vaccines and developing effective vaccines and treatments for human metapneumo-virus, respiratory syncytial virus, and parainfluenza virus"--also found in study patients--"could reduce the burden of pneumonia among adults," the researchers said.
Lesprincipaux virus respiratoires impliques dans ces infections sont le virus respiratoire syncytial (VRS), le rhinovirus, le virus influenza et le virus parainfluenza, alors que les principales bacteries sont le Streptococcus pneumoniae et Staphylococcus aurus, Haemophilus influenzae, Mycoplasma Mycobacterium tuberculosis.
Using a vector process developed in He's lab that uses the common canine virus parainfluenza virus 5, or PIV5, his research showed for the first time that a single dose of immunization protected against H1N1 and H5N1, two different subtypes of influenza A virus.
The presence of respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) (A+B), influenza virus (A+B), parainfluenza virus (PIV) (1, 2, 3, 4), human metapneumovirus, rhinovirus and coronavirus (OC43+229E) in throat swab samples were investigated by real-time PCR The RealAccurateTM Respiratory RT PCR Kit (PathoFinder B.
The Distemper, Parvo, Adeno, and Parainfluenza virus antigens and Leptospira bacterins should be included.
Bolgelere, yas gruplarina ve konagin immun durumuna gore degisiklik gostermekle birlikte ASYE'larinin cocuklarda en sik rastlanilan viral nedenleri, respiratuvar sinsisyal virus (RSV), rinovirus, influenza ve parainfluenza viruslari, adenoviruslar, metapnomovirus olarak belirtilmektedir (2-4).
Although harmless in humans, parainfluenza virus 5, or PIV5, is thought to contribute to upper respiratory infections in dogs, and it is a common target for canine vaccines designed to prevent kennel cough.
The infants were believed to be making good progress last night after being diagnosed with the Parainfluenza virus.