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High-dose glucocorticoid treatment of near-fatal Bocavirus lung infection results in rapid recovery

Authors

  • M. Obenaus
  • O. Schildgen
  • D. Schürmann
  • A.C. von Brünneck
  • M. Janz
  • U. Keller
  • B. Gebauer
  • J. Schilling
  • S. Schwartz
  • B. Weissbrich
  • T. Schneider
  • J. Hofmann
  • S. Mathas

Journal

  • ERJ Open Research

Citation

  • ERJ Open Res 7 (2): 00060-2021

Abstract

  • Human Bocavirus(HBoV) has to be considered as life-threatening pathogen inadults with atypical pneumonia. Pulsed high-dose glucocorticoid-treatmentmay be beneficial in patients suffering from severe pulmonary disease caused by HBoV or other viruses.


DOI

doi:10.1183/23120541.00060-2021