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Volume 8, Number 9—September 2002

Research

Human Metapneumovirus as a Cause of Community-Acquired Respiratory Illness1

Joanne Stockton*Comments to Author , Iain Stephenson†, Douglas Fleming‡, and Maria Zambon*
Author affiliations: *Public Health Laboratory Service Central Public Health Laboratory, London, United Kingdom; †Leicester Royal Infirmary, Leicester, United Kingdom; ‡Royal College of General Practitioners Surveillance Unit, Birmingham, United Kingdom;

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Figure 1

Incidence of influenzalike illness consultations in England during winter 2000–01 and timing of collection of positive samples for human Metapneumovirus (HMPV). HRSV, Human respiratory syncytial virus; PCR, polymerase chain reaction; RCGP, Royal College of General Practitioners.

Figure 1. Incidence of influenzalike illness consultations in England during winter 2000–01 and timing of collection of positive samples for human Metapneumovirus (HMPV). HRSV, Human respiratory syncytial virus; PCR, polymerase chain reaction; RCGP, Royal College of General Practitioners.

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1 MZ and JS designed the study; DF and MZ organized the sampling. JS performed the polymerase chain reaction analysis and designed the sequencing strategy. IS collected clinical data. All authors contributed to the writing of the manuscript.

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