respiratory syncytial virus

(redirected from Human respiratory syncytial virus)
Also found in: Dictionary, Medical, Acronyms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to Human respiratory syncytial virus: Rs virus
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
  • noun

Words related to respiratory syncytial virus

a paramyxovirus that forms syncytia in tissue culture and that is responsible for severe respiratory diseases such as bronchiolitis and bronchial pneumonia (especially in children)

Related Words

References in periodicals archive ?
Major changes in the G protein of human respiratory syncytial virus isolates introduced by a duplication of 60 nucleotides.
Ten years of global evolution of the human respiratory syncytial virus BA genotype with a 60-nucleotide duplication in the G protein gene.
Circulation patterns of genetically distinct group A and B strains of human respiratory syncytial virus in community.
Genetic variability and molecular evolution of the human respiratory syncytial virus subgroup B attachment G protein.
Distribution and clinical impact of human respiratory syncytial virus genotypes in hospitalized children over 2 winter seasons.
A monoclonal antibody pool for routine immunohistochemical detection of human respiratory syncytial virus antigens in formalin-fixed, paraffin-embedded tissue.
LTAg/VP2 Diagnosis Copathogen 1 Bronchiolitis hRSV 2 Pneumonitis hRSV 3 Nonet None 4 Nonet None 5 Nonet None 6 Nonet None 7 Nonet None * NPA, nasopharyngeal aspirates; hRSV, human respiratory syncytial virus.
Because of the infant's tachypnea, a nasopharyngeal aspirate (NPA) was obtained for human respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) antigen testing (Test Pack, Abbott Laboratories, Abbott Park, IL) and direct immunofluorescence assays (Bartels, Carlsbad, CA) for adenoviruses and parainfluenza viruses 1-3.
Evolutionary pattern of human respiratory syncytial virus (subgroup A): cocirculating lineages and correlation of genetic and antigenic changes in the G glycoprotein.
Human respiratory syncytial virus (HRSV), the major viral cause of severe respiratory tract illnesses
We used real-time polymerase chain assays and other conventional diagnostic methods to detect HMPV, human respiratory syncytial virus (HRSV), and influenza viruses in nasopharyngeal aspirates of children.
2% of patients with influenzalike illness who had tested negative for influenza virus and human respiratory syncytial virus (HRSV).
Full browser ?