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Respiroviruses: Parainfluenza Virus

Virology

Specific Viruses and Viral Infections

  1. Richard W. Peluso PhD Vice President Process Sciences and Manufacturing1,
  2. Anne Moscona MD Professor, Pediatrics and Microbiology/Immunology, Vice Chair of Pediatrics for Research2

Published Online: 15 MAR 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470688618.taw0242

Topley and Wilson's Microbiology and Microbial Infections

Topley and Wilson's Microbiology and Microbial Infections

How to Cite

Peluso, R. W. and Moscona, A. 2010. Respiroviruses: Parainfluenza Virus. Topley and Wilson's Microbiology and Microbial Infections. .

Author Information

  1. 1

    Targeted Genetics, Seattle, WA, USA

  2. 2

    Cornell University, Weill Medical College, New York, NY, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 MAR 2010

Abstract

  • 1
    Introduction
  • 2
    Properties of the Viruses
  • 3
    Clinical and Pathological Aspects of Infection with Human Parainfluenza Viruses

Keywords:

  • respiroviruses-parainfluenza virus;
  • viral entry and membrane fusion;
  • hemagglutinin-neuraminidase;
  • viral interference-characterized by resistance of infected cells;
  • primary transcription and replication;
  • replication cycle;
  • nontemplated nucleotide addition;
  • bronchiolitis