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Increased detection of human parechovirus infection in infants in England during 2016: epidemiology and clinical characteristics

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Background

Human parechovirus (HPeV), like enteroviruses, usually causes mild self-limiting respiratory and gastrointestinal symptoms. In infants, HPeV can occasionally cause serious illnesses, including sepsis-like syndrome and encephalitis. In summer 2016, Public Health England (PHE) received increasing reports of severe HPeV infections nationally. We, therefore, reviewed all infants with confirmed HPeV across England during 2016.

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HPeV cases in infants a...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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ORCID:
0000-0003-2871-1747
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Paediatrics
Role:
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ORCID:
0000-0003-3658-7635
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Publisher:
BMJ Publishing Group Publisher's website
Journal:
Archives of Disease in Childhood Journal website
Volume:
103
Issue:
11
Pages:
1061-1066
Publication date:
2018-06-05
Acceptance date:
2018-04-25
DOI:
EISSN:
1468-2044
ISSN:
0003-9888
Pubs id:
pubs:856716
URN:
uri:f5b78702-fb1d-4198-8dc2-f64ade892fb2
UUID:
uuid:f5b78702-fb1d-4198-8dc2-f64ade892fb2
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pubs:856716

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