The company said the new multiplexed assay detects Adenovirus, human Metapneumovirus (hMPV) and Rhinovirus
There have been rapid diagnostic tests for influenza on the market for several years, but I have not been aware of a similar test for rhinovirus
It found they all have properties that can combat rhinovirus
, the main virus responsible for the cold.
They increase the body's ability to fight infection such as the rhinovirus
, which causes colds.
The most isolated agents were respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) and rhinovirus
with an equal rate of 21.
Regarding an earlier announcement on a cluster of patients infected with Rhinovirus
in a male ward for severe intellectual disability, the spokesperson for Siu Lam Hospital gave the following update today.
Specimens positive for enterovirus/ rhinovirus
were sent to CDC for enterovirus viral protein (VP) 1 seminested reverse transcription PCR (RT-PCR) (14), followed by molecular sequencing of the VP1 amplicons.
The viral agents respiratory syncytial virus (RSV), influenza A (Flu A), and particularly human rhinovirus
(HRV) appear to be the most prevalent and recurring threats.
Other viruses included adenovirus, influenza virus (FLU), parainfluenza virus (Pinf), rhinovirus
(RV), human metapneumovirus (hMPV), adenovirus (ADV), and human bocavirus (HBoV).
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.
ClickPress, Tue Sep 29 2015] Global Markets Direct's, 'Rhinovirus
Infection - Pipeline Review, H2 2015', provides an overview of the Rhinovirus
Infection's therapeutic pipeline.
Using a rhinovirus
adapted to grow in mouse cells, the team discovered that infected cells in mouse airways produce less interferon--an antiviral defense molecule--when grown at nose temperature than they do when grown at the lungs' core body temperature.