Volume 14, Number 9—September 2008
Circulation of 3 Lineages of a Novel Saffold Cardiovirus in Humans
|Location||Origin of samples||Patient age range||No. patients||Cardiovirus prevalence, %|
|Brazil||Hospital outpatient department||1–60 mo||188||1.1|
|Germany||General practitioners||1–98 y||538*||–|
|Catering kitchens||16–65 y||35||–|
|Retirement homes||74–98 y||32||–|
*This cohort contained no patients with predetected enteric viruses (refer to Materials and Methods section); 39 healthy controls were included.