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

Publication Type:

Journal Article

Source:

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

Keywords:

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

Abstract:

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.