Parainfluenza virus infection in adult lung transplant recipients: an emergent clinical syndrome with implications on allograft function.

Abstract

Parainfluenza virus is a common cause of seasonal upper respiratory tract infections in children and adults. Studies indicate that parainfluenza virus may play an important role in the etiology of respiratory tract infections in lung transplant recipients with an estimated incidence of 5.3 per 100 patients. Parainfluenza virus type 3 is the most frequent… (More)

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