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What is Parainfluenza virus type 3?

What is Parainfluenza virus type 3?

  • Parainfluenza virus type 3: Parainfluenza is an influenza-like viral disease that can cause croup, upper respiratory tract infection, pneumonia or bronchiolitis. Type 3 virus occurs during spring and summer in temperate climates but can continue into autumn.

Parainfluenza virus type 3 is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Parainfluenza virus type 3, or a subtype of Parainfluenza virus type 3, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Parainfluenza virus type 3: Introduction

Types of Parainfluenza virus type 3:

Broader types of Parainfluenza virus type 3:

What causes Parainfluenza virus type 3?

Causes of Parainfluenza virus type 3: see causes of Parainfluenza virus type 3

What are the symptoms of Parainfluenza virus type 3?

Symptoms of Parainfluenza virus type 3: see symptoms of Parainfluenza virus type 3

Can anyone else get Parainfluenza virus type 3?

More information: see contagiousness of Parainfluenza virus type 3
Inheritance: see inheritance of Parainfluenza virus type 3

Parainfluenza virus type 3: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Parainfluenza virus type 3.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Parainfluenza virus type 3.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Parainfluenza virus type 3: Infectious Disease Specialist, Family Practice Physician, Internist, Pediatrician ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Parainfluenza virus type 3.
Treatments for Parainfluenza virus type 3: see treatments for Parainfluenza virus type 3
Research for Parainfluenza virus type 3: see research for Parainfluenza virus type 3

Name and Aliases of Parainfluenza virus type 3

Main name of condition: Parainfluenza virus type 3

Other names or spellings for Parainfluenza virus type 3:

Human parainfluenza virus type 3, PIV3

Human parainfluenza virus type 3, PIV3
Source - Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Parainfluenza virus type 3: Related Conditions

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