parainfluenza viruses


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Related to parainfluenza viruses: HPIV
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par·a·in·flu·en·za vi·rus·es

n., pl. virus de parainfluenza, virus asociados con infecciones respiratorias, esp. en los niños.
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Viral upper respiratory tract infections (URIs) are caused by rhinoviruses, coronaviruses, enteroviruses, respiratory syncytial viruses, influenza A and B viruses, parainfluenza viruses, adenoviruses, and human metapneumoviruses.
This unwieldy group includes old enemies like mumps and measles virus, respiratory syncytial and parainfluenza viruses, and others like rinderpest and canine distemper virus better known to veterinarians.
Viruses that have been identified as causing respiratory illness include respiratory syncytial virus (RSV), influenza A and B, adenovirus, rhinoviruses and parainfluenza viruses 1, 2 and 3.
Medical company Hologic Inc (Nasdaq:HOLX) disclosed on Thursday the receipt of the US Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) 510(k) clearance for its Panther Fusion Paraflu assay that detects and differentiates Parainfluenza viruses 1, 2, 3 and 4.
M2 PHARMA-October 27, 2017-Hologic Inc passes US FDA's 510(k) clearance for Panther Fusion Paraflu assay for Parainfluenza viruses 1, 2, 3 and 4
It detects 22 viral and bacterial targets including influenza A virus, influenza A virus subtype seasonal H1, influenza A virus subtype seasonal H3, influenza A virus subtype swine-origin H1N1pdm09, influenza B virus, RSV A and B, parainfluenza viruses types 1 to 4, adenovirus, hMPV, rhinovirus/enterovirus, human coronavirus- (HCoV-) 229E, HCoV-OC43, HCoV-NL63, HCoV-HKU1, human bocavirus, Chlamydophila pneumoniae, Mycoplasma pneumoniae, and Legionella pneumophila (Table 1).
To our knowledge, there are only two cases reported of pericardial effusion associated with parainfluenza viruses in children and none of them in the neonatal period.
FTD respiratory pathogens 33 is an in vitro test with eight multiplex real-time PCR reactions for the qualitative detection of the following viruses, bacteria, and fungi causing respiratory infections: influenza A, B, and C; parainfluenza viruses 1, 2, 3, and 4; coronaviruses NL63, 229E, OC43, and HKU1; human metapneumoviruses A and B; rhinovirus; respiratory syncytial viruses A and B; adenovirus; enterovirus; parechovirus; bocavirus; cytomegalovirus; Pneumocystis jiroveci; Mycoplasma pneumoniae; Chlamydia pneumoniae; Streptococcus pneumoniae; Haemophilus influenzae type B; Staphylococcus aureus; Moraxella catarrhalis; Bordetella spp.
Human parainfluenza viruses (HPIVs) are enveloped, negative-sense RNA viruses that belong to the family Paramyxoviridae for their poor growth in embryonated eggs and different antigenic sites from myxoviridae.
Targets included human rhinovirus, enterovirus, influenza A and B viruses, parainfluenza viruses 1-4, respiratory syncytial virus A and B, adenovirus, bocavirus, human metapneumovirus, human coronavirus OC43, and human coronavirus 229E/NL63.
The human parainfluenza viruses (HPIVs) account for a significant proportion of lower respiratory tract infections in children, where their rates of detection vary with pathology (respiratory infection of the upper or lower tract) and with the investigation setting (outpatient units or hospital wards).
Overall, 24.9% of the children had influenza, 28.2% had no virus detected, 14.5% had rhinovirus, 11.6% had respiratory syncytial virus, and the remainder had human metapneumovirus, adenovirus, or parainfluenza viruses. Among children with influenza, the risk of developing pneumonia was 7.6 times higher with the H1N1 strain than with other strains, Dr.