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Pneumovirus and Metapneumovirus: Respiratory Syncytial Virus and Human Metapneumovirus

Virology

Specific Viruses and Viral Infections

  1. Ralph A. Tripp PhD Professor and GRA Chair

Published Online: 15 MAR 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470688618.taw0243

Topley and Wilson's Microbiology and Microbial Infections

Topley and Wilson's Microbiology and Microbial Infections

How to Cite

Tripp, R. A. 2010. Pneumovirus and Metapneumovirus: Respiratory Syncytial Virus and Human Metapneumovirus. Topley and Wilson's Microbiology and Microbial Infections. .

Author Information

  1. University of Georgia, College of Veterinary Medicine, Department of Infectious Diseases, Athens, GA, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 MAR 2010

Abstract

  • 1
    Human Respiratory Syncytial Virus–the Type Species Pneumovirus
  • 2
    Avian pneumovirus (APV)–the Type Species Metapneumovirus
  • 3
    Classification
  • 4
    Pneumovirus Proteins
  • 5
    Metapneumovirus Proteins
  • 6
    Polymorphisms among Pneumovirus and Metapneumovirus
  • 7
    Virus Replication
  • 8
    Virus Assembly
  • 9
    Infection and Experimental Animal Models
  • 10
    Disease Pathogenesis
  • 11
    Diagnosis
  • 12
    Management and Treatment
  • 13
    Vaccine Development
  • 14
    Immunology and Host Factors
  • 15
    Immunopathology and the Response to RSV Proteins
  • 16
    Epidemiology
  • 17
    Perspective

Keywords:

  • pneumovirus and metapneumovirus-respiratory syncytial virus and human metapneumovirus;
  • avian pneumovirus (APV);
  • electron microscopy (EM);
  • metapneumovirus proteins;
  • virus replication;
  • virus assembly;
  • vaccine development;
  • viral bronchiolitis-causes of infant and young children’s hospitalization