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Volume 13, Number 1—January 2007


Human Bocavirus in Febrile Children, the Netherlands

Miriam Monteny*, Hubert G.M. Niesters*, Henriëtte A. Moll*, and Marjolein Y. Berger*Comments to Author 
Author affiliations: *Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, the Netherlands;

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Characteristics of children with human bocavirus infection, the Netherlands*

Patient no.Age, yMonth detectedSymptomsBody temperature (°C)CRP (mg/L)Positive PCR (log copies/mL)
12.3Nov 2005Earache, rhinorrhea, cough, sore throat, abdominal pain, diarrhea, skin rash, dyspnea, increased breathing rate36.29Bocavirus (4.20)
21.9Nov 2005Rhinorrhea, cough, sore throat, vomiting, increased breathing rate38.826Rhinovirus (7.57), RSV B (5.51), bocavirus (2.88)
31.3Dec 2005Earache, rhinorrhea, cough, headache, vomiting, skin rash, increased breathing rate38.626Bocavirus (6.72), para-influenza virus 4 (4.11), adenovirus (2.00)
41.0Jan 2006Earache, rhinorrhea, cough, sore throat, abdominal pain, diarrhea, vomiting37.788Adenovirus (6.90), bocavirus (2.88)

*CRP, C-reactive protein; RSV, respiratory syncytial virus.

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