Coxsackievirus B3, Shandong Province, China, 1990–2010
Published Date:Nov 2012
Source:Emerg Infect Dis. 18(11):1865-1867.
Keywords:Acute Flaccid Paralysis
Enterovirus B, Human
Molecular Sequence Data
Description:To determine the cause of a 2008 outbreak of aseptic meningitis in Shandong Province, China, we analyzed samples from outbreak patients and coxsackievirus B3 samples collected during 1990-2010 surveillance. The cause of the outbreak was coxsackievirus B3, genogroup D. Frequent travel might increase importation of other coxsackievirus B3 genogroups.
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