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Volume 18, Number 5—May 2012


Coxsackievirus A21, Enterovirus 68, and Acute Respiratory Tract Infection, China

Zichun Xiang, Richard Gonzalez, Zhong Wang, Lili Ren, Yan Xiao, Jianguo Li, Yongjun Li, Guy Vernet, Gláucia Paranhos-Baccalà, Qi Jin, and Jianwei WangComments to Author 
Author affiliations: MOH Key Laboratory of Systems Biology of Pathogens, Beijing, People’s Republic of China (Z. Xiang, L. Ren, J. Li, Q. Jin, J. Wang); Institute of Pathogen Biology, Beijing (Z. Xiang, R. Gonzalez, Z. Wang, L. Ren, Y. Xiao, J. Li, Q. Jin, J. Wang); Fondation Mérieux, Lyon, France (R. Gonzalez, Y. Li, G. Vernet, G. Paranhos-Baccalà); Peking Union Medical College Hospital, Beijing (Z. Wang)

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Table 1

Yearly distribution of human enterovirus infections in adults with acute respiratory tract infection, People’s Republic of China, August 2006–April 2010

Date Coxsackievirus A21, no. (%) Enterovirus 68, no. (%) Any human enterovirus, no.
2006 Aug–Dec 21 (41.2) 11 (21.6) 51
2007 Jan–Dec 5 (16.1) 0 31
2008 Jan–Dec 8 (26.7) 2 (6.7) 30
2009 Jan–Dec 0 0 17
2010 Jan–Apr 0 0 1
Total 34 (26.2) 13 (10.0) 130

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