parainfluenza virus


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parainfluenza virus

(ˌpærəˌɪnflʊˈɛnzə)
n
(Pathology) any of a group of viruses that cause respiratory infections with influenza-like symptoms, esp in children
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Noun1.parainfluenza virus - a virus that causes upper respiratory infection (including the common cold and bronchiolitis); most often in children
adenovirus - any of a group of viruses including those that in humans cause upper respiratory infections or infectious pinkeye
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Hurwitz, "Inhibition of primary clinical isolates of human parainfluenza virus by DAS181 in cell culture and in a cotton rat model," Antiviral Research, vol.
Seasonal patterns of respiratory syncytial virus, influenza A virus, human metapneumovirus, and parainfluenza virus type 3 infections on the basis of virus isolation data between 2004 and 2011 in Yamagata, Japan.
Comparison of differing cytopathic effects in human airway epithelium of parainfluenza virus 5 (W3A), parainfluenza virus type 3, and respiratory syncytial virus.
The authors were able to show that concentrations up to 100 [micro]g/ml interfered with replication of seasonal influenza A virus strains (H1N1, H3N2), RSV, human coronavirus, parainfluenza virus, and coxsackie virus but did not affect replication of highly pathogenic avian influenza A virus (H5N1), adenovirus, or HRV.
Identification of a natural human serotype 3 parainfluenza virus.
The Distemper, Parvo, Adeno, and Parainfluenza virus antigens and Leptospira bacterins should be included.
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.
aeruginosa in patient A and parainfluenza virus type 3 in patient B).
The infants were believed to be making good progress last night after being diagnosed with the Parainfluenza virus.