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Human Parainfluenza Viruses (HPIVs)

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Human parainfluenza viruses (HPIVs) commonly cause respiratory illnesses in infants and young children. But, anyone can get HPIV illness. Symptoms may include fever, runny nose, and cough. Patients usually recover on their own. However, HPIVs can also cause more severe illness, such as croup or pneumonia...

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Human Parainfluenza (HPIV) Topics

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About Human Parainfluenza Viruses (HPIVs)

Describes the viruses, how they spread, symptoms and illnesses, prevention, treatment...

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For Healthcare Professionals

Clinical overview and information on laboratory diagnosis, treatment, prevention...

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HPIV Seasons

General information about the times of the year when HPIV infection are most common...

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Resources & References

Links to resources and scientific articles about HPIVs...

 

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