Human metapneumovirus causes severe pneumonia at any age

Further to another hMPV case managed in one of our intensive care units (an adult with acute COPD deterioration), I’m sharing this presentation concerning local experience with hMPV infections that also summarises current hMPV knowledge.

Metapneumovirus presentation  2014 im id meeting. 

Picture: acute severe pneumonia due to human Metapneumovirus infection in an 82 year old diabetic woman that was fatal despite ICU management.

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  1. […] also this local case reports of severe pneumonia due to hMPV.  Includes discussion of Hunter New England region, NSW, […]

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