Active Ingredient(s): Respiratory Syncytial Virus Immune Globulin, RSV-IGIV
Category: Immune System

Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV), also called human respiratory syncytial virus (hRSV) and human orthopneumovirus, is a common, contagious virus that causes infections of the respiratory tract. It is a negative-sense, single-stranded RNA virus, and its name is derived from the large cells known as syncytia that form when infected cells fuse.[2][3] RSV is the single most common cause of respiratory hospitalization in infants, and reinfection remains common in l... [wikipedia]