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Volume 13, Number 6—June 2007


Isolation and Characterization of Novel Human Parechovirus from Clinical Samples

Kanako Watanabe*†, Masayasu Oie*, Masaya Higuchi*, Makoto Nishikawa†, and Masahiro Fujii*Comments to Author 
Author affiliations: *Niigata University Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences, Niigata, Japan; †Niigata Prefectural Institute of Public Health and Environmental Sciences, Niigata, Japan

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Table 1

Neutralization activities of anti-HPeV antibodies using Vero cells*

Antiserum Virus
NII561-2000 HPeV-1 HPeV-2 HPeV-3
NII561-2000 160 10 <10 <10
HPeV-1† <10 >1,280 <10 <10
HPeV-2 <10 <10 160 <10
HPeV-3 <10 <10 <10 >1,280

*HPeV, human parechovirus.
†The HPeV strains used were Harris strain for HPeV-1, Williamson strain for HPeV-2, and A308/99 for HPeV-3.

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