Enterovirus A71 Meningoencephalitis Outbreak, Rostov-on-Don, Russia, 2013

Seventy-eight cases of enterovirus infection, including 25 neuroinfections, occurred in Rostov-on-Don, Russia, during May–June 2013. The outbreak was caused by an enterovirus A type 71 (EV-A71) subgenotype C4 lineage that spread to neighboring countries from China ≈3 years earlier. Enterovirus assoc...

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Main Authors: Ludmila V. Akhmadishina, Marina V. Govorukhina, Evgeniy V. Kovalev, Svetlana A. Nenadskaya, Olga E. Ivanova, Alexander N. Lukashev
Format: Article
Language:English
Published: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 2015-08-01
Series:Emerging Infectious Diseases
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Online Access:https://wwwnc.cdc.gov/eid/article/21/8/14-1084_article
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Summary:Seventy-eight cases of enterovirus infection, including 25 neuroinfections, occurred in Rostov-on-Don, Russia, during May–June 2013. The outbreak was caused by an enterovirus A type 71 (EV-A71) subgenotype C4 lineage that spread to neighboring countries from China ≈3 years earlier. Enterovirus associated neuroinfection may emerge in areas with a preceding background circulation of EV-A71 with apparently asymptomatic infection.
ISSN:1080-6040
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