Enterovirus 68 in Children with Acute Respiratory Tract Infections, Osaka, Japan
Published Date:Aug 2011
Source:Emerg Infect Dis. 17(8):1494-1497.
Keywords:5' Untranslated Regions
Acute Respiratory Tract Infections
Enterovirus D, Human
Molecular Sequence Data
Respiratory Tract Infections
Sequence Analysis, DNA
Description:Enterovirus 68 strains were detected in 14 specimens from children with respiratory tract infections and 1 specimen from a child with febrile convulsions during 2010 in Osaka, Japan. These strains had deletions in the 5' untranslated region and were genetically different from reported strains. This virus is associated with respiratory tract infections in Japan.
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