Terulla et al., "Long-term study on symptomless human metapneumovirus
infection in hematopoietic stem cell transplant recipients," New Microbiologica, vol.
Further analysis showed that 20 percent of these children tested positive for human metapneumovirus
, says study coauthor James E.
Burden of human metapneumovirus
infections in patients with cancer: risk factors and outcomes.
"MedImmune offers a unique opportunity to turn our discovery of human metapneumovirus
into products that have the potential to protect young children," stated Prof.
A summer outbreak of human metapneumovirus
infection in a long-term-care facility.
There are many viruses that cause flu-like symptoms in children and adults alike--rhinovirus, human metapneumovirus
, adenovirus, parainfluenza.
Acute respiratory infection by human metapneumovirus
in children in southern Brazil.
The newly discovered respiratory pathogen human metapneumovirus
(hMPV) may account for a significant proportion of hospitalizations for respiratory infections.
(HMPV), a paramyxovirus discovered in 2001, is a previously unrecognized cause of respiratory infections in infants, children, and adults (1).
Among 13 investigations involving TaqMan Array Cards, the etiology was identified for six (e.g., parainfluenza virus 3, Streptococcus pneumoniae, Chlamydophila pneumoniae, human parechovirus, human metapneumovirus
, rhinovirus, and human enterovirus 68) (6).
The most common respiratory virus was rhinovirus, followed by human bocavirus, respiratory syncytial virus, enterovirus, human metapneumovirus
, influenza A/B virus, adenovirus, and parainfluenza 1-3 virus.