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Volume 15, Number 9—September 2009

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Coxsackievirus A6 and Hand, Foot, and Mouth Disease, Finland

Riikka Österback, Tytti Vuorinen, Mervi Linna, Petri Susi, Timo Hyypiä, and Matti WarisComments to Author 
Author affiliations: University of Turku, Turku, Finland (R. Österback, T. Vuorinen, P. Susi, T. Hyypiä, M. Waris); Central Hospital of Seinäjoki, Seinäjoki, Finland (M. Linna)

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Laboratory findings in clinical specimens and epidemiologic data for patients with CVA6 infections, Finland, 2008*

City or place, identification Sampling date Sex/age, y Specimen type Disease or signs CVA6-VP1 RT-PCR VP1 sequence 5′ NCR
sequence
Seinäjoki
Fin/Se8717 2008 Aug M/1.3 Vesicle fluid HFMD Pos CVA6 CVA6
Fin/Se8781 2008 Aug F/34 Vesicle fluid HFMD Pos CVA6 CVA6
Fin/Se8841 2008 Aug M/0.9 Vesicle fluid HFMD Pos CVA6 CVA6
Fin/Se8865 2008 Aug Feces HFMD Pos NR CVA6
Fin/Se8913 2008 Sep M/10 Throat swab HFMD Pos NR CVA6
Fin/Se8925 2008 Sep M/0.9 Throat swab HFMD Pos NR CVA6
Fin/Se8926 2008 Sep Vesicle fluid HFMD Pos CVA6 CVA6
Fin/Se8927 2008 Sep F/1.3 Throat swab HFMD Pos NR CVA6
Fin/Se8928 2008 Sep Vesicle fluid HFMD Pos CVA6 CVA6
Fin/Se8931
2008 Sep
M/0.8
Throat swab
NA
Pos
NR
CVA6
Turku
Fin/Tu8859 2008 Sep M/5.8 Throat swab Fever, tonsillitis Pos CVA6 CVA6
Fin/Tu8866 2008 Sep M/3.1 Throat swab HFMD Pos NR CVA6
Fin/Tu81027 2008 Oct M/1.8 Throat swab HFMD Pos NR CVA6
Fin/Tu81042 2008 Oct M/1.8 Throat swab Fever, eczema Pos NR CVA6
Fin/Tu81038 2008 Oct F/2.2 Throat swab Fever, seizure Pos NR CVA6
Fin/Tu81274 2008 Nov M/6.5 Vesicle fluid HFMD Pos ND CVA6
Fin/Tu81309 2008 Dec F/3.7 Vesicle fluid HFMD Pos ND CVA6
Fin/Tu81321 2008 Dec F/1.2 Throat swab HFMD Pos ND NR
Fin/Tu963 2009 Jan M/1.2 Throat swab HFMD Pos ND CVA6
Fin/Tu/IB
2009 Feb
F/5.7
Nail
Recent HFMD
Pos
ND
CVA6
Pori
Fin/Po8959 2008 Oct M/4.8 Throat Fever, vomiting Neg ND CVA6
Fin/Po81375 2008 Dec M/0.5 Vesicle fluid HFMD Pos ND CVA6
Fin/Po81376 2008 Dec Throat HFMD Pos ND CVA6
Fin/Po81324 2008 Dec M/10 Feces Fever, eczema Pos ND NR
Fin/Po81325
2008 Dec
M/10
Feces
Fever, HFMD contact
Pos
ND
NR
Tampere
Fin/Ta8966 2008 Sep M/3.1 Tracheal aspirate NA Pos NR CVA6
Fin/Ta81145 2008 Sep M/2.1 Feces NA Pos NR NR
Fin/Ta81074 2008 Oct M/0.3 Tracheal aspirate NA Pos ND CVA6
Fin/Ta81125 2008 Oct F/0.7 Vesicle fluid HFMD Pos CVA6 CVA6
Fin/Ta81126 2008 Oct M/0.3 Vesicle fluid HFMD Pos NR CVA6
Fin/Ta81216 2008 Nov F/2.0 Throat swab NA Pos ND CVA6
Fin/Ta81252
2008 Nov
M/6.1
Throat swab
NA
Pos
ND
CVA6
Kokkola
Fin/Ko937 2009 Jan M/10 Vesicle fluid HFMD Pos ND CVA6

*CVA6, coxsackievirus A6; VP1, virus protein 1; RT-PCR, reverse transcriptase–PCR; NCR, noncoding region; HFMD, hand, foot, and mouth disease; pos, positive; neg, negative; NA, not available; ND, not done; NR, no result (VP1 sequencing was attempted without result).
†Same patient as on the line above.

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