Parainfluenza virus infections in the Cirencester Survey: seasonal and other characteristics.

@article{HOPESIMPSON1981ParainfluenzaVI,
  title={Parainfluenza virus infections in the Cirencester Survey: seasonal and other characteristics.},
  author={R. E. HOPE-SIMPSON},
  journal={The Journal of hygiene},
  year={1981},
  volume={87 3},
  pages={393-406}
}
Parainfluenza viruses were isolated 165 times during 14 years surveillance of the illnesses of a general practice population of around 3700. Type 1 isolations numbered 57, type 2 isolations 22 and type 3 isolations 86, representing annual rates of 33, 13 and 50 infections respectively per 10000 of population. Type 4 parainfluenza virus was not isolated. Three major classes of illness gave the following rates: sore throats (Throats) nine, acute febrile respiratory diseases (FRD) 23, acute non… CONTINUE READING