Volume 17, Number 8—August 2011
Aichi Virus Shedding in High Concentrations in Patients with Acute Diarrhea
|Sample ID no.||Sampling date||Patient age, y/sex||Animal contact||Diarrhea||Emesis||Symptomatic contact person||Recent travel history||Other symptoms||Suspicious food ingested||Virus concentration†|
|D/VI 2169||Oct 19||7/M||No||Yes||Yes||Mother||No||Abdominal pain||None||1.30 × 1012|
|D/VI 2244||Nov 2||9/M||No||Yes||No||None||No||Abdominal pain||None||1.37 × 107|
|D/VI 2287||Nov 8||27/M||No||Yes||No||None||No||None||None||6.77 × 107|
|D/VI 2321||Nov 10||26/F||No||No||No||None||No||Abdominal pain||Fast-food chicken nuggets||6.09 × 109|
|D/VI 2359||Nov 16||16/M||2 birds||Yes||No||None||No||Abdominal pain||Ground pork||2.79 × 106|
|D/VI 2524||Dec 4||7/M||No||Yes||No||None||Italy||Abdominal pain||Chicken||4.21 × 107|
|D/VI 2528||Dec 2||43/F||No||No||Yes||Daughter||No||Abdominal pain||None||4.42 × 106|
|D/VI 2535||Dec 2||6/F||No||No||Yes||Mother||No||Throat pain||None||2.27 × 107|
|D/VI 2582||Dec 6||38/F||Cat||Yes||Yes||None||No||Abdominal pain||Minced meat||9.99 × 106|
|D/VI 2591||Dec 7||43/F||Dog||Yes||Yes||None||No||None||None||1.08 × 102|
*No patients had fever (>38.5°C) or co-infections. All samples were tested for norovirus, rotavirus, adenovirus, astrovirus, parechovirus, enterovirus, and common bacterial pathogens. ID, identification.
†RNA copies/g stool.
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