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Volume 15, Number 4—April 2009

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Enterovirus 71 Maternal Antibodies in Infants, Taiwan

Shu-Ting Luo, Pai-Shan Chiang, An-Shine Chao, Guan-Yuan Liou, Reyin Lin, Tzou-Yien Lin, and Min-Shi LeeComments to Author 
Author affiliations: National Health Research Institutes, Zhunan Miaoli, Taiwan (S.-T. Luo, P.-S. Chiang, G.-Y. Liou, M.-S. Lee); Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Linkou, Taiwan (A.-S. Chao, R. Lin, T.-Y. Lin)

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Table 1

Distribution of enterovirus 71 neutralizing antibody titers in pregnant women, neonates, and 6-month-old infants in a cohort study, Taiwan

Antibody titer No. (%) pregnant women, n = 307 No. (%) neonates, n = 309* No. (%) 6-month-old infants, n = 309*
<8 107 (34.9) 155 (50.2) 305 (99.0)
8 79 (25.7) 44 (14.2) 3 (0.97)
16 48 (15.6) 48 (15.5) 0
32 34 (11.1) 24 (7.8) 0
64 24 (7.8) 29 (9.4) 0
128 13 (4.2) 6 (1.9) 0
256 1 (0.3) 3 (1.0) 0
512 1 (0.3) 0 1 (0.32)

*Two mothers delivered twins.

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