respiratory syncytial virus


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respiratory syncytial virus

(sĭnsĭsh`əl): see cold, commoncold, common,
acute viral infection of the mucous membranes of the nose and throat, often involving the sinuses. The typical sore throat, sneezing, and fatigue may be accompanied by body aches, headache, low fever, and chills.
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respiratory syncytial virus

[′res·prə‚tȯr·ē sin′sish·əl ′vī·rəs]
(virology)
An enveloped, single-stranded RNA animal virus belonging to the Paramyxoviridae genus Pneumovirus ; associated with a large proportion of respiratory illnesses in very young children, particularly bronchiolitis and pneumonia.
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Atypical presentations of respiratory syncytial virus infection.
Environmental drivers of the spatiotemporal dynamics of respiratory syncytial virus in the United States.
Percentage of reported respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) cases, by patient age group and polymerase chain reaction (PCR) test positivity--Arizona, 2013-14 through 2016-17 RSV seasons Age group (yrs) RSV season <5 5-14 15-64 2013-14 Total no.
Epidemiology and prevention of respiratory syncytial virus infections among infants and young children.
Respiratory syncytial virus infections have a severe course in high-risk populations.
O'Brien et al., "Global, regional, and national disease burden estimates of acute lower respiratory infections due to respiratory syncytial virus in young children in 2015: a systematic review and modelling study," The Lancet, vol.
Chadha, "Genetic variability of human respiratory syncytial virus in Pune, Western India," Infection, Genetics and Evolution, vol.
Severe respiratory syncytial virus bronchiolitis in infancy and asthma and allergy by age 13 years.
Three known types of influenza viruses (A, B, and C) currently circulate in the human population, Types A and B are associated with clinically important respiratory illness.4 Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) is best known for its tendency to cause bronchiolitis in infants, but it can infect all age groups causing upper and lower respiratory tract infections ranging in severity from subclinical infections to pneumonia and death.5
Key words: Respiratory syncytial virus, Bronchiolitis, Hospitalizations, Puerto Rico
Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV), seasonal influenza viruses and human metapneumovirus (hMPV) are among the most common viruses that cause respiratory infections in humans.
Globally, respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) is one of the major causes of childhood acute lower respiratory infection (ALRI) associated morbidity, hospitalization, and mortality.

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