Parainfluenzavirus

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Parainfluenzavirus

one of the three genera of viruses in the family Paramyxoviridae; abbreviated PI virus.

Parainfluenzavirus 1
causes bronchopneumonia in young pigs. Called also sendai virus. Occurs also in humans.
Parainfluenzavirus 2
a group of viruses one of which causes infectious tracheobronchitis of dogs (SV-5 disease).
Parainfluenzavirus 3
involved in the complex etiology of shipping fever in cattle and similar respiratory tract infections in sheep and possibly horses.
Parainfluenzavirus SV-5
an earlier name for parainfluenza 2 (above).
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In addition, serum samples were tested for antibodies against influenza A, B, and C; rhinovirus A, B, and C; parainfluenzavirus 1, 2, 3, and 4; respiratory syncytial virus A and B; human metapneumovirus; coronavirus 229E, NL63, OC43, and HKU1; and adenovirus.
Five patients (patients 1, 2, 4, 5, and 6) had elevated CF antibody levels ([greater than or equal to] 1:16) against parainfluenzavirus 1, 2, or 3.
pneumoniae, and five had elevated antibody titers against parainfluenzavirus 1, 2, or 3 in acute-phase serum samples without a fourfold rise of liters in convalescent-phase serum samples.