20. Respiratory Viruses

  1. Deepali Kumar MD, MSc, FRCPC and
  2. Atul Humar MD, MSc, FRCPC
  1. Oriol Manuel MD

Published Online: 5 MAY 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781444397949.ch20

The AST Handbook of Transplant Infections

The AST Handbook of Transplant Infections

How to Cite

Manuel, O. (2011) Respiratory Viruses, in The AST Handbook of Transplant Infections (eds D. Kumar and A. Humar), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444397949.ch20

Editor Information

  1. Transplant Infectious Diseases, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada

Author Information

  1. Infectious Diseases Service and Transplantation Center, University Hospital Center (CHUV) and, University of Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 5 MAY 2011
  2. Published Print: 13 MAY 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470658277

Online ISBN: 9781444397949

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Keywords:

  • respiratory viruses;
  • prevention and treatment of respiratory viral infections - after transplantation;
  • virus/clinical manifestations;
  • suggested treatment regimens;
  • URTI, pneumonia, gastro-enteritis - disseminated infection in pediatric HSCT populations;
  • Bocavirus - URTI and gastroenteritis;
  • Coronavirus - URTI and LRTI in HSCT;
  • SARS Coronavirus;
  • human metapneumovirus acute URTI and LRTI - fatal pneumonia in HSCT;
  • respiratory syncytial virus

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Prevention and treatment of respiratory viral infections after transplantation

  • Prevention and treatment of influenza after transplantation