influenza virus


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influenza virus

[‚in·flü′en·zə ‚vī·rəs]
(virology)
Any of three immunological types, designated A, B, and C, belonging to the myxovirus group which cause influenza.
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Treatment with influenza antiviral medications as early as possible in the course of illness is recommended for patients with confirmed or suspected influenza (either seasonal influenza or novel influenza virus infection) who have severe, complicated, or progressive illness; who require hospitalization; or who are at high risk for influenza-related complications ([paragraph][paragraph][paragraph][paragraph]) (10).
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the development of molecular diagnostics assays for influenza virus detection and characterization.
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