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Spectrum of enterovirus serotypes causing uncomplicated hand, foot, and mouth disease and enteroviral diagnostic yield of different clinical samples

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Background Hand, foot, and mouth disease (HFMD) represents a substantial disease burden in the Western Pacific region. We investigated the spectrum of causative enteroviruses of HFMD, and evaluated different clinical samples’ diagnostic yield for enteroviruses.

Methods We enrolled pediatric patients hospitalized for HFMD among 6 hospitals in Anhua County, Hunan Province, China between October 2013 and September 2016. Throat swabs and stool samples (or rectal swabs) were collected to...

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Publication status:
Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
Version:
Accepted Manuscript

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10.1093/cid/ciy341

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Publisher:
Oxford University Press Publisher's website
Journal:
Clinical Infectious Diseases Journal website
Volume:
67
Issue:
11
Pages:
1729–1735
Publication date:
2018-04-24
Acceptance date:
2018-04-19
DOI:
EISSN:
1537-6591
ISSN:
1058-4838
Pubs id:
pubs:844250
URN:
uri:ff461cb9-f8a4-4ebb-8490-63d8d7798cd3
UUID:
uuid:ff461cb9-f8a4-4ebb-8490-63d8d7798cd3
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pubs:844250
Language:
English

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