TITLE

Enterovirus Genotype EV-104 in Humans, Italy, 2008-2009

AUTHOR(S)
Piralla, Antonio; Rovida, Francesca; Baldanti, Fausto; Gerna, Giuseppe
PUB. DATE
June 2010
SOURCE
Emerging Infectious Diseases;Jun2010, Vol. 16 Issue 6, p1018
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
In an epidemiologic investigation of respiratory infections in Italy, October 2008-September 2009, we tested samples from patients for respiratory viruses. Human enterovirus genotype EV-104 (identified in Switzerland) was found in 3 immunocompromised and 2 immunocompetent patients. EV-104 is closely related to human rhinoviruses; thus, both types of viruses should be sought in respiratory syndromes.
ACCESSION #
51888659

 

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