What are the common causes of viral pneumonia in immunocompromised hosts?

Updated: Mar 24, 2021
  • Author: Zab Mosenifar, MD, FACP, FCCP; Chief Editor: John J Oppenheimer, MD  more...
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Answer

The following viruses commonly cause pneumonia in immunocompromised hosts:

  • Cytomegalovirus

  • Herpes simplex virus

  • Influenza

  • Respiratory syncytial virus

  • Parainfluenza virus

  • Adenovirus

  • Varicella-zoster virus


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