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Respiratory viruses

Dr Mark Harrison

in Revision Notes for MCEM Part A

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Published in print March 2011 | ISBN: 9780199583836
Published online May 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780191768422 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199583836.003.0027

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Respiratory viruses

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15.1 Rhinovirus, 209

15.2 Influenza, 210

15.3 Parainfluenza, 211

15.4 Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV), 211

There are more than 100 different serotypes of rhinovirus.

Rhinovirus is chiefly limited to upper respiratory tract infections and is the major cause of the common cold....

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Subjects: Emergency Medicine ; Immunology

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