Novel Human Parechovirus from Brazil
Published Date:Feb 2009
Source:Emerg Infect Dis. 15(2):310-313.
Reverse Transcriptase Polymerase Chain Reaction
Sequence Analysis, DNA
Description:Human parechoviruses (HPeVs) were detected by reverse transcription-PCR in 16.1% of 335 stool samples from children <6 years of age with enteritis in Salvador, Brazil. Whole genome sequencing of 1 sample showed a novel HPeV that has been designated as HPeV8.
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