Croup

Croup, or acute laryngotracheobronchitis, is an acute infectious respiratory disease of infants and children caused by infection of the larynx or the trachea - alone or together. It can cause partial or severe obstruction of the airway, which results in breathing difficulties and coughing. In some children it can be life-threatening.
Croup - Acute Laryngotracheobronchitis

Croup, or acute laryngotracheobronchitis, is an acute infectious respiratory disease of infants and children caused by infection of the larynx or the trachea - alone or together. It can cause partial or severe obstruction of the airway, which results in breathing difficulties and coughing. In some children it can be life-threatening.

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Latest Croup News and Research

Study finds hospitalizations for COVID-19–related croup increased after the onset of the Omicron variant

Study finds hospitalizations for COVID-19–related croup increased after the onset of the Omicron variant

Age-specific susceptibility during the Omicron driven, Delta driven, and pre-Delta waves in South Korea

Age-specific susceptibility during the Omicron driven, Delta driven, and pre-Delta waves in South Korea

SARS-CoV-2 Omicron linked to rise in croup in young children

SARS-CoV-2 Omicron linked to rise in croup in young children

Evidence of croup associated with SARS-CoV-2

Evidence of croup associated with SARS-CoV-2

Severe outcomes in hospitalized children during the Omicron BA.2-dominated fifth wave in Hong Kong

Severe outcomes in hospitalized children during the Omicron BA.2-dominated fifth wave in Hong Kong

Human parainfluenza type 3 virus outbreak in Seoul during SARS-CoV-2 pandemic

Human parainfluenza type 3 virus outbreak in Seoul during SARS-CoV-2 pandemic

Croup: A previously unrecognized complication of COVID-19 in young children

Croup: A previously unrecognized complication of COVID-19 in young children

Study rules out post-COVID-19 conditions in hospitalized patients in South Africa

Study rules out post-COVID-19 conditions in hospitalized patients in South Africa

Exploring the high incidence of croup in children during the SARS-CoV-2 Omicron wave

Exploring the high incidence of croup in children during the SARS-CoV-2 Omicron wave

Study finds pediatric acute upper airway infection cases have increased during the Omicron variant surge

Study finds pediatric acute upper airway infection cases have increased during the Omicron variant surge

Researchers improve method to inhibit viruses that cause childhood respiratory infections

Researchers improve method to inhibit viruses that cause childhood respiratory infections

Study finds reduction in pediatric emergency visits, hospitalizations during the pandemic

Study finds reduction in pediatric emergency visits, hospitalizations during the pandemic

Study presents early data on SARS‐CoV ‐2 testing, outcomes at Australian children’s hospital

Study presents early data on SARS‐CoV ‐2 testing, outcomes at Australian children’s hospital

Avoiding overtesting in the emergency department could create significant health care savings

Avoiding overtesting in the emergency department could create significant health care savings

Human 'common cold' virus continues to spread in wild chimpanzees

Human 'common cold' virus continues to spread in wild chimpanzees

Research provides new insights about gender differences in airway disease risk

Research provides new insights about gender differences in airway disease risk

Serum Institute signs licensing agreement to commercialize St. Jude vaccine against RSV

Serum Institute signs licensing agreement to commercialize St. Jude vaccine against RSV

Auditory deficits in people with schizophrenia linked to dysfunctional brain receptors

Auditory deficits in people with schizophrenia linked to dysfunctional brain receptors

Bringing healthcare home: an interview with Dr Andrew Lin

Bringing healthcare home: an interview with Dr Andrew Lin

SLU infectious diseases experts answer flu season questions

SLU infectious diseases experts answer flu season questions