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viral pneumonia

Pulmonology Pneumonia of viral origin, which is more severe in the very young and very old Common pathogens Adenovirus, influenza virus, parainfluenza virus, RSV, rhinovirus, HS, CMV. See Influenza, Pneumonia, Respiratory syncytial virus.

viral pneumonia

Any infections of the lower respiratory tract (the lungs, bronchioles, and trachea) caused by viral species such as adenovirus, coronavirus, herpesviruses, influenza viruses, and respiratory syncytial viruses. Viral pneumonias may range from mild respiratory infections (with nonproductive cough and low-grade fevers) to life-threatening and highly contagious illnesses (such as SARS). See: bronchitis; bronchiolitis
See also: pneumonia
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