Parainfluenza Virus Differential Diagnoses

Updated: Dec 13, 2017
  • Author: Subhash Chandra Parija, MD, MBBS, PhD, DSc, FRCPath; Chief Editor: Mark R Wallace, MD, FACP, FIDSA  more...
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Diagnostic Considerations

In addition to the conditions listed in the differential diagnosis, other problems to be considered include the following:

  • Bronchiolitis
  • Coronavirus
  • Foreign body aspiration (if croup or bronchiolitis is present)
  • Pneumonia
  • Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV)
  • Rhinovirus
  • Tracheitis

Differential Diagnoses