High prevalence of human bocavirus 1 in infants with lower acute respiratory tract disease in Argentina, 2007 - 2009

Human bocavirus (HBoV) is a parvovirus whose association with respiratory disease is currently under investigation. OBJECTIVE: To determine HBoV prevalence in children with lower acute respiratory infection. METHODS: We investigated HBoV in 433 nasopharyngeal aspirates collected in 2007-2009 from ch...

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Main Authors: Lucía María Ghietto, Alicia Cámara, Yumei Zhou, Mauro Pedranti, Silvia Ferreyra, Teryl Frey, Jorge Cámara, Maria Pilar Adamo
Format: Article
Published: Elsevier
Series:Brazilian Journal of Infectious Diseases
Online Access:http://www.scielo.br/scielo.php?script=sci_arttext&pid=S1413-86702012000100007&lng=en&tlng=en