Prevalence of parainfluenza type 1 virus in Lucknow (India)

Jain, A. ; Pande, A. ; Chowdhury, R. S. ; Mistra, P. K. ; Mathur, A. ; Chaturvedi, U. C. (1990) Prevalence of parainfluenza type 1 virus in Lucknow (India) Indian Journal of Medical Research, 91 . pp. 84-86. ISSN 0019-5340

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A total of 568 children suffering from acute respiratory infections were studied from September, 1986 to June, 1988 using indirect immunofluorescence technique to know the frequency of infections caused by parainfluenza viruses 1 and 3. Though sporadic cases of parainfluenza 1 (2.5%) and parainfluenza 3 (3.2%) were seen round the year, and increase in cases of parainfluenza virus type 1 infection was observed only in October, 1987 in Lucknow.

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