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Volume 2, Number 3—July 1996

Dispatch

Role of Enterovirus 71 in Acute Flaccid Paralysis After the
Eradication of Poliovirus in Brazil

Edson E. da Silva*, Maria T. Winkler*, and Mark A. Pallansch†
Author affiliations: *Instituto Oswaldo Cruz, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; †Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA

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Table

Data from patients positive for enterovirus 71(EV71)

Case Initial 
symptom Brazilian
state hEV71 IgMh
Year Sequelae after
60 days
S1 S2
429 AFP BA - + 1989 Yes
784 AFP BA - + 1989 No
1130 AFP BA - + 1989 No
1325 AFP BA - + 1989 Yes
780 AFP BA - + 1989 NF
2287 AFP BA + NAa 1990 No
907 AFP DF + + 1989 No
1014 AFP DF + + 1989 No
1394 AFP RS + + 1989 Yes
2593 AFP RS + + 1990 Yes
1826 AFP SC + + 1990 No
1819 AFP SC + - 1990 Yes
1815 AFP SC + + 1990 Yes
1809 AFP SC + + 1990 No
1940 AFP PE + + 1990 No
2018 AFP RN + - 1990 No
1918 AFP PB + - 1990 No
1906 AFP RN + - 1990 No
3805 AFP RJ + NA 1990 No
3849 AFP RJ + NA 1990 No

BA = Bahia State; DF = Distrito Federal; RS = Rio Grande do Sul; SC = Santa Catarina;
PE = Pernambuco; RJ = Rio de Janeiro; RN = Rio Grande do Sul; PB = Paraiba.
aNA = not available; NF = no follow-up.

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