respiratory syncytial virus

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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)

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Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) is a highly prevalent, very contagious respiratory infection and a leading cause of bronchitis and pneumonia, affecting more than 64 million people each year worldwide.1 Because the symptoms of RSV can be difficult to distinguish from influenza or other respiratory infections, many who are infected with RSV may not be properly diagnosed.
Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) Therapeutics Market, by Dosage Form
Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) is a virus which causes respiratory infections such as bronchiolitis and pneumonia.
Extrapulmonary manifestations of severe respiratory syncytial virus infection: A systematic review.
Respiratory syncytial virus infection in elderly and high-risk adults.
Determining the seasonality of respiratory syncytial virus in the United States: the impact of increased molecular testing.
Respiratory syncytial virus infection places a large disease burden on Saudi children, despite recent decreases in infection rates.
Respiratory syncytial virus, which was isolated from a chimpanzee in 1956 for the first time was initially named as chimpanzee coryza agent.
Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) is the major cause of acute lower respiratory tract infections in young children, but very little is known about its epidemiology and circulating genotypes in Pakistan.
And RSV, or respiratory syncytial virus, is the most common cause of bronchiolitis," says Dr Nipunie Rajapakse, a paediatric infectious diseases specialist with the Mayo Clinic Children's Center.
Human respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) was isolated for the first time in chimpanzees and identified in 1957 in children with severe lower respiratory illness [1-3].
Walsh, "Respiratory syncytial virus infection in elderly and high-risk adults," The New England Journal of Medicine,vol.
On August 19, 2016, Alere announced that the Alere i RSV (respiratory syncytial virus) test received 510(k) marketing clearance from the FDA for the detection of RSV infection in children and adults.
Debate about the importance of respiratory syncytial virus infection as a cause of hospitalisation in late preterm infants has raged because of the cost of prophylactic therapy.
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