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Volume 13, Number 11—November 2007

Research

Epidemiologic and Virologic Investigation of Hand, Foot, and Mouth Disease, Southern Vietnam, 2005

Phan Van Tu*, Nguyen Thi Thanh Thao*, David Perera†, Khanh Huu Truong‡, Nguyen Thi Kim Tien*, Tang Chi Thuong‡, Ooi Mong How§, Mary Jane Cardosa†, and Peter Charles McMinn¶Comments to Author 
Author affiliations: *Pasteur Institute, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam; †Universiti Malaysia Sarawak, Kota Samarahan, Sarawak, Malaysia; ‡Children’s Hospital No. 1, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam; §Sibu General Hospital, Sibu, Sarawak, Malaysia; ¶University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia;

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Table 2

Total number of enterovirus serotypes isolated from hand, foot, and mouth disease cases, southern Vietnam, 2005

Virus serotype* No. cases
CVA16 214
HEV71 173
Other enterovirus 24
Negative 352
Total 763

*CVA16, coxsackievirus A16; HEV71, human enterovirus 71.

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