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Virology Part 1

11/29/10
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Rubella
Respiratory
Humans
This child has what
It is spread how
Humans are the only carrier
Parainfluenza virus
Transmitted via respiratory droplets, this childhood illness causes croup-subglottal swelling and results in a "seal bark"
What is it?
Respiratory Syncytial Virus
What virus causes fatal acute respiratory tract infection in infants and young children, normally occurs at age two, and is primarily associated with groups of children such as the hospital and daycare
Palivizumab
In infants, RESPIRATORY SYNCYTIAL VIRUS, causes lower respiratory tract infections and is spread by inhalation and fomites. In the NICU they try to prevent it by using what monoclonal antibody