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Volume 12, Number 6—June 2006

Research

Human Parechovirus Infections in Canada

Yacine Abed*† and Guy Boivin*†Comments to Author 
Author affiliations: *Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Québec, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada; †Laval University, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada

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Table A1

Clinical findings of patients infected with human parechoviruses*

Patient/viral isolate Sex Age (mo) Sample date Sample type HPeV type Underlying disease Hospital/ICU stay (d) Diagnosis Death Copathogen
1/Can29218-90 F 48 Dec 3, 1990 NPA 1 Di George syndrome 3/– Bilateral pneumonia, left AOM No None
2/Can40057-93 M 14 Mar 22, 1993 NPA 1 None 4/– Pansinusitis, bilateral AOM No None
3/Can11750-87 M 7 May 8, 1987 Throat 1 Vater syndrome 129/– Bronchiolitis† No HRSV
4/Can99190-04 F 1 Jun 27, 2004 NPA 3 None 3/– Viremia/sepsis, left conjunctivitis No None
5/Can101909-04 M 15 Dec 3, 2004 NPA 1 Febrile convulsions 1/– Febrile convulsions, left AOM No None
6/Can85372-02 M 48 Apr 1, 2002 Throat 1 ALL on chemotherapy 5/4 Bilateral pneumonia, septic shock Yes None
7/Can61165-97 F 7 Aug 20, 1997 Stool (+ urine) 1 Heart hypoplasia 13/– Enteritis No None
8/Can102318-04 F 12 Dec 18, 2004 NPA 1 None 2/– Right pneumonia, right AOM No None
9/Can97858-04 M 0.5 Apr 2, 2004 NPA 3 None 7/– Viremia/sepsis No None
10/Can87639-02 M 18 Sep 13, 2002 NPA 1 None 2/– Bronchiolitis, left AOM No HRSV
11/Can88770-02 M 9 Nov 27, 2002 NPA 1 None 2/– Bronchiolitis, bilateral AOM No None
12/Can81805-01 F 18 Oct 15, 2001 Stool 1 ALL (de novo) 25/– Enteritis,† bronchospasm† No None
13/Can84436-02 M 2 Feb 13, 2002 NPA 1 None 1/– Bronchiolitis No HRSV
14/Can88461-02 F 5 Nov 8, 2002 NPA 1 Fallot tetralogy 5/– Bronchiolitis No HPIV-3
15/Can87376-02 F 6 Aug 26, 2002 NPA 1 None 2/– Bronchiolitis, bilateral AOM No None
16/Can81235-01 M 1 Sep 6, 2001 NPA 3 None 5/– Viremia/sepsis No None
17/Can81554-01 F 0.75 Sep 27, 2001 NPA 3 None 5/– Viremia/sepsis, left conjunctivitis No Adenovirus
18/Can82753-01 F 11 Dec 11, 2001 NPA 1 None 3/– Bronchiolitis, bilateral AOM No None
19/Can82853-01 F 0.25 Dec 17, 2001 NPA 3 None 5/– Viremia/sepsis, bilateral AOM No None
20‡/Can95224-03 M 1 Oct 30, 2003 CSF (+NPA) 2 None 3/– Viremia No None
21‡/Can95219-03 F 1 Oct 30, 2003 NPA 2 None 3/– Viremia No None
22/Can29192-90 F 16 Nov 30, 1990 Stool 1 None 3/– Enteritis No None
23/Can100121-04 F 21 Aug 9, 2004 Stool 1 Asthma 0/– Enteritis No None
24/Can82047-01 ND 17 Oct 30, 2001 Stool 2 ND ND/ND ND ND ND
25/Can41934-93 M 4 Jul 28, 1993 Tracheal 1 None ND/yes (duration?) Bilateral pneumonia, respiratory failure ND None
26/Can11758-87 F 78 years Mar 25, 1987 Tracheal 1 ND 43/Yes (duration?) Bilateral pneumonia,† respiratory failure† Yes ND
27/Can5188-85 ND 11 Jul 22, 1985 Stool 1 ND ND/ND ND ND ND
28/Can4541-85 ND 6 Feb 4, 1985 Stool 1 ND ND/ND ND ND ND

*HPeV, human parechovirus; ICU, intensive care unit; NPA, nasopharyngeal aspirate; AOM, acute otitis media; HRSV, human respiratory syncytial virus; ALL, acute lymphoblastic leukemia; HPIV, human parainfluenza virus; CSF, cerebrospinal fluid; ND, not determined.
†Nosocomial acquisition.
‡Twins.

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