Enterovirus D68 Differential Diagnoses

Updated: Jan 11, 2016
  • Author: Jean Gabriel Bustamante Alvarez, 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 [15, 16]
  • Aseptic meningitis due to other viruses