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What is Metapneumovirus?

What is Metapneumovirus?

  • Metapneumovirus: A type of viral respiratory infection which was first discovered early in the 21st century. The infection tends to occur mainly in children and infants or the elderly. The incubation period is probably less than a week and the virus is transmitted through large droplets or contact with contaminated surface or objects e.g. used tissue. Symptoms are usually mild but may be severe in some cases.

Metapneumovirus: Introduction

Types of Metapneumovirus:

Broader types of Metapneumovirus:

How serious is Metapneumovirus?

Complications of Metapneumovirus: see complications of Metapneumovirus

What causes Metapneumovirus?

Causes of Metapneumovirus: see causes of Metapneumovirus

What are the symptoms of Metapneumovirus?

Symptoms of Metapneumovirus: see symptoms of Metapneumovirus

Complications of Metapneumovirus: see complications of Metapneumovirus

Can anyone else get Metapneumovirus?

More information: see contagiousness of Metapneumovirus
Inheritance: see inheritance of Metapneumovirus

Metapneumovirus: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Metapneumovirus.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Metapneumovirus.

How is it treated?

Treatments for Metapneumovirus: see treatments for Metapneumovirus

Name and Aliases of Metapneumovirus

Main name of condition: Metapneumovirus

Other names or spellings for Metapneumovirus:

Human metapneumovirus infection, Human metapneumoviral infection, metapneumoviral infection, hMPV infection


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