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Volume 8, Number 3—March 2002


Molecular Classification of Enteroviruses Not Identified by Neutralization Tests

Hideyuki KuboComments to Author , Nobuhiro Iritani, and Yoshiyuki Seto
Author affiliations: Osaka City Institute of Public Health and Environmental Sciences, Osaka, Japan;

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Table 1

Unidentified enterovirus strains and patient information, Osaka, Japan, 2000

Strain Patient age (years) Specimen Date of sampling Clinical symptoms Isolated cells
OC/0071 2 Stool 5/11/2000 AMa RD-18S
OC/0073 2b CSF 5/11/2000 AM RD-18S
OC/00219 0 Throat swab 7/7/2000 HFMD Vero
OC/00260 0 Throat swab 7/18/2000 HFMD, AM Vero
OC/00261 0c Stool 7/18/2000 HFMD, AM Vero
OC/00272 6 Stool 7/18/2000 AM RD-18S

aAM = aseptic meningitis; CSF = cerebrospinal fluid; HFMD = hand, foot, and mouth disease.
bSame patient as OC/0071.
cSame patient as OC/00260.

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