An Outbreak of Coronavirus OC43 Respiratory Infection in Normandy, France

Vabret, Astrid; Mourez, Thomas; Gouarin, Stéphanie; Petitjean, Joëlle; Freymuth, François
April 2003
Clinical Infectious Diseases;4/15/2003, Vol. 36 Issue 8, p985
Academic Journal
Describes an outbreak of human coronaviruses (HCoV) OC43 infection in Normandy, France in February and March 2001. Use of reverse-transcription polymerase chain reaction to test respiratory samples; Clinical symptoms noted.


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