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Volume 13, Number 9—September 2007

Dispatch

Human Metapneumovirus in Children, Singapore

Liat Hui Loo*†, Boon Huan Tan‡, Ley Moy Ng*, Nancy W.S. Tee†, Raymond T.P. Lin§, and Richard J. Sugrue*Comments to Author 
Author affiliations: *Nanyang Technological University, Singapore; †Kandang Kerbau Women’s and Children’s Hospital, Singapore; ‡DSO National Laboratories, Singapore; §National University Hospital, Singapore;

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Table 1

Positive test results for respiratory viruses from clinical specimens (n = 400)

Virus No. positive (%)
Respiratory syncytial virus 46 (11.5)
Influenza A virus 3 (0.8)
Influenza B virus 1 (0.3)
Parainfluenza 1 virus 4 (1.0)
Parainfluenza 2 virus 0 (0)
Parainfluenza 3 virus 8 (2.0)
Adenovirus 1 (0.3)
Human metapneumovirus
21 (5.3)
Total 84 (21.0)

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