Introduction of a novel parechovirus RT-PCR clinical test in a regional medical center.

Publication Type:

Journal Article


Journal of clinical virology : the official publication of the Pan American Society for Clinical Virology, Volume 51, Issue 1, p.50-3 (2011)


2011, Clinical Research Division, Public Health Sciences Division, Vaccine and Infectious Disease Division


Although data documenting the severity and frequency of human parechovirus (HPeV) infections have been published, detection of HPeV is not routinely performed in most clinical virology laboratories.