What are common causes of viral pneumonia in immunocompetent adults?

Updated: Mar 24, 2021
  • Author: Zab Mosenifar, MD, FACP, FCCP; Chief Editor: John J Oppenheimer, MD  more...
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The following viruses commonly cause pneumonia in immunocompetent adults:

  • Influenza viruses A and B

  • Adenovirus

  • Respiratory syncytial virus

  • Parainfluenza virus

  • Coronavirus

  • Varicella-zoster virus


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