Enterovirus D68 Differential Diagnoses

Updated: May 12, 2021
  • Author: HoJoon You, MD; Chief Editor: Michael Stuart Bronze, MD  more...
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Diagnostic Considerations

Consider the following in the differential diagnoses:

  • Acute asthma exacerbation

  • Bronchiolitis due to other viruses

  • Bordetella pertussis infection

  • Exacerbation of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) in adults

  • Influenza or other viral infections, including rhinovirus, parainfluenza, adenovirus, respiratory syncytial virus (RSV)

  • Atypical bacterial pneumonias, such as mycoplasmal or chlamydial pneumonia

  • Bacterial pneumonia

  • If acute neurological disease, poliovirus, parechoviruses, tick paralysis, Guillain-Barre syndrome, West Nile virus, enterovirus A71 [36, 37]

  • Aseptic meningitis due to other viruses