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The Clinical Spectrum of Disease in Adults

  • Elliott Larson
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Abstract

Since the various viruses are discussed in detail in other chapters, this is an overview of the clinical findings associated with respiratory viruses, a re-look at the role bacteria play in respiratory infections, viral respiratory infections in patients with airways damaged by tobacco smoke or other toxic chemicals, previous chronic infection, antibody deficiency, or inherited disease, and pneumonia due to viruses usually restricted to the upper airways in patients with severe immunodeficiency.

Keywords

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Respiratory Syncytial Virus Respiratory Syncytial Virus Infection Common Cold Bone Marrow Transplant Patient 
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