Metapneumovirus


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Metapneumovirus

a genus in the subfamily Pneumovirinae, the cause of turkey rhinotracheitis.
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The company is also developing vaccines for parainfluenza virus and human metapneumovirus.
The company said the new multiplexed assay detects Adenovirus, human Metapneumovirus (hMPV) and Rhinovirus.
Human Metapneumovirus Infection in Chimpanzees, United States
On May 27, 2016, CDC was informed by North Dakota Department of Health of a recent cluster of severe respiratory illnesses that included two deaths in children at a large hospital (hospital A) in Fargo, North Dakota, caused by human metapneumovirus (HMPV).
For the first time, we demonstrated the presence of RNA of epidemic viruses such as rotavirus, influenza virus, syncytial respiratory virus, and metapneumovirus on mobile phones (professional and personal) held by HCWs.
In addition, although RSV and influenza are the most commonly known respiratory pathogens, adenovirus, human metapneumovirus, parainfluenza, and rhinovirus are also common viruses that cause respiratory tract infections and can be associated with mortality and morbidity.
5] The most common viruses occurring in the PICU context in SA are human rhinovirus, respiratory syncytial virus (RSV), adenovirus, influenza and para-influenza viruses, and human metapneumovirus (hMPV).
The company provides products to detect influenza A, influenza B, influenza A H1N1, influenza A H5N1, respiratory syncytial virus, human metapneumovirus, human adenovirus, human rhinovirus, bordetella pertussis, and chlamydophila pneumonia.
Adenovirus, respiratory syncytial virus, and human metapneumovirus were found in 5% of patients.
It also suggests "that improving the coverage and effectiveness of recommended influenza and pneumococcal vaccines and developing effective vaccines and treatments for human metapneumovirus, respiratory syncytial virus, and parainfluenza virus" --also found in study patients--"could reduce the burden of pneumonia among adults," the researchers said.
This test offers the detection of respiratory syncytial virus (RSV), influenza A and B, rhinovirus/enterovirus, parainfluenza 1 through 4, human metapneumovirus, adenovirus, and coronavirus NL62.