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Volume 17, Number 8—August 2011

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Aichi Virus Shedding in High Concentrations in Patients with Acute Diarrhea

Jan Felix Drexler, Sigrid Baumgarte, Luciano Kleber de Souza Luna, Monika Eschbach-Bludau, Alexander N. Lukashev, and Christian DrostenComments to Author 
Author affiliations: Author affiliations: University of Bonn Medical Centre, Bonn, Germany (J.F. Drexler, M. Eschbach-Bludau, C. Drosten); Institute of Hygiene and the Environment, Hamburg, Germany (S. Baumgarte); Bernhard Nocht Institute for Tropical Medicine, Hamburg (L.K. de Souza Luna); Chumakov Institute of Poliomyelitis and Viral Encephalitides, Moscow, Russia (A.N. Lukashev)

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Age distribution of cohorts tested in study of Aichi virus in patients with acute diarrhea, Germany. A) Patients from food-associated diarrhea outbreaks (kindergartens, canteens, or retirement homes); B) outpatients seen for gastroenteritis by general practitioners; C) nongastroenteritis control patients for the outpatient study cohort. Arrows indicate patients who had positive test results for Aichi virus by real-time reverse transcription PCR.

Figure 1. Age distribution of cohorts tested in study of Aichi virus in patients with acute diarrhea, Germany. A) Patients from food-associated diarrhea outbreaks (kindergartens, canteens, or retirement homes); B) outpatients seen for gastroenteritis by general practitioners; C) nongastroenteritis control patients for the outpatient study cohort. Arrows indicate patients who had positive test results for Aichi virus by real-time reverse transcription PCR.

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