Cyclical Patterns of Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease Caused by Enterovirus A71 in Malaysia.

Enterovirus A71 (EV-A71) is an important emerging pathogen causing large epidemics of hand, foot and mouth disease (HFMD) in children. In Malaysia, since the first EV-A71 epidemic in 1997, recurrent cyclical epidemics have occurred every 2-3 years for reasons that remain unclear. We hypothesize that...

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Main Authors: Nmn NikNadia, I-Ching Sam, Sanjay Rampal, Wmz WanNorAmalina, Ghazali NurAtifah, Khebir Verasahib, Chia Ching Ong, MohdAidinniza MohdAdib, Yoke Fun Chan
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Published: Public Library of Science (PLoS) 2016-03-01
Series:PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases
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