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Human metapneumovirus (huMPV)

Human metapneumovirus (huMPV) is a topic covered in the Guide to Diagnostic Tests.

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Organism

Human metapneumovirus (huMPV)

huMPV is the causative agent of infant bronchiolitis in 5–15% of cases.

Accounts for 1–5% childhood upper respiratory infections and 10–15% of hospitalizations for lower respiratory tract infections.

From the family of Paramyxoviridae, this RNA virus is a new metapneumovirus related to the turkey tracheitis virus and respiratory syncytial virus (RSV). The first documented case of huMPV occurred in 2001 in the US.

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Citation

McPhee, Stephen J., et al. "Human Metapneumovirus (huMPV)." Guide to Diagnostic Tests, 7th ed., McGraw-Hill Education, 2017. Emergency Central, emergency.unboundmedicine.com/emergency/view/GDT/619343/all/Human_metapneumovirus__huMPV_.
McPhee SJ, Lu CM, Nicoll D. Human metapneumovirus (huMPV). Guide to Diagnostic Tests. 7th ed. McGraw-Hill Education; 2017. https://emergency.unboundmedicine.com/emergency/view/GDT/619343/all/Human_metapneumovirus__huMPV_. Accessed April 25, 2019.
McPhee, S. J., Lu, C. M., & Nicoll, D. (2017). Human metapneumovirus (huMPV). In Guide to Diagnostic Tests. Available from https://emergency.unboundmedicine.com/emergency/view/GDT/619343/all/Human_metapneumovirus__huMPV_
McPhee SJ, Lu CM, Nicoll D. Human Metapneumovirus (huMPV) [Internet]. In: Guide to Diagnostic Tests. McGraw-Hill Education; 2017. [cited 2019 April 25]. Available from: https://emergency.unboundmedicine.com/emergency/view/GDT/619343/all/Human_metapneumovirus__huMPV_.
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