KEGG   DISEASE: Respiratory syncytial virus infectionHelp
Entry
H00401                      Disease                                

Name
Respiratory syncytial virus infection;
RSV infection
Description
Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) of the Paramyxoviridae family is a major cause of acute lower respiratory tract illness in infants and young children. It affects the elderly and immunocompromised individuals as well. Although RSV was discovered half a century ago, no effective treatment for the infection exists.
Category
Infectious disease
Brite
Infectious diseases [BR:br08401]
 Viral infections
  Infections caused by -ssRNA viruses
   H00401  Respiratory syncytial virus infection
Human diseases in ICD-11 classification [BR:br08403]
 12 Diseases of the respiratory system
  Lung infections
   CA40  Pneumonia
    H00401  Respiratory syncytial virus infection
   CA41  Acute bronchiolitis
    H00401  Respiratory syncytial virus infection
   CA42  Acute bronchitis
    H00401  Respiratory syncytial virus infection
BRITE hierarchy
Pathogen
Human respiratory syncytial virus [GN:T40045]
Drug
Palivizumab [DR:D02737]
Other DBs
ICD-11: CA40.11 CA41.0 CA42.2
ICD-10: J12.1 J20.5 J21.0
MeSH: D018357
MedlinePlus: 001564
Reference
  Authors
Krilov LR
  Title
Respiratory syncytial virus disease: update on treatment and prevention.
  Journal
Expert Rev Anti Infect Ther 9:27-32 (2011)
DOI:10.1586/eri.10.140
Reference
  Authors
Collins PL, Melero JA
  Title
Progress in understanding and controlling respiratory syncytial virus: still crazy after all these years.
  Journal
Virus Res 162:80-99 (2011)
DOI:10.1016/j.virusres.2011.09.020
Reference
  Authors
Chang J
  Title
Current progress on development of respiratory syncytial virus vaccine.
  Journal
BMB Rep 44:232-7 (2011)
DOI:10.5483/BMBRep.2011.44.4.232

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