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Two cases of sepsis-like illness in infants caused by human parechovirus traced back to elder siblings with mild gastroenteritis and respiratory symptoms.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  23241372     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Sepsis and sepsis-like illness in neonates and infants are serious emergencies. Recently, human parechovirus type 3 (HPeV-3) has been identified as a further etiologic agent of these conditions. We report two unlinked cases of infant HPeV-3 sepsis-like illness whose sources could be traced back to elder siblings with mild gastroenteritis and respiratory symptoms.
Anna M Eis-Hübinger; Isabella Eckerle; Angelika Helmer; Ulrike Reber; Till Dresbach; Stephan Buderus; Christian Drosten; Andreas Müller
Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article     Date:  2012-12-12
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of clinical microbiology     Volume:  51     ISSN:  1098-660X     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Clin. Microbiol.     Publication Date:  2013 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-01-28     Completed Date:  2013-07-01     Revised Date:  2013-08-11    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7505564     Medline TA:  J Clin Microbiol     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  715-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
Institute of Virology, University of Bonn Medical Center, Bonn, Germany.
Data Bank Information
Bank Name/Acc. No.:
GENBANK/JX682576;  JX826607
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MeSH Terms
Child, Preschool
Gastroenteritis / virology
Infant, Newborn
Molecular Sequence Data
Picornaviridae Infections / diagnosis,  transmission,  virology*
RNA, Viral
Sepsis / diagnosis,  transmission,  virology*
Sequence Analysis, DNA
Viral Load
Reg. No./Substance:
0/RNA, Viral

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