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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 3

Characteristics of eight human enterovirus (HEV)71 strains, as antigenically defined, Osaka, Japan, 2000

Strain Age
(years) Specimen Date of sampling Clinical symptoms Isolated cells
OC/9632 NAa Stool 4/11/1996 HFMD MA104
OC/99-Ikeda 6 Stool 9/11/1999 HFMD, AM Vero
OC/0078 1 Throat swab 5/18/2000 HFMD, AM Vero
OC/0080 NA Stool 5/9/2000 Diarrhea Vero
OC/0096 5 CSF 5/25/2000 Diarrhea, AM Vero
OC/00114 0 CSF 5/31/2000 Fever Vero
OC/00125 6 Throat swab 6/7/2000 Encephalitis Vero
OC/00168 4 Throat swab 6/21/2000 Herpangina Vero

a NA = Not available; HFMD = Hand, foot, and mouth disease; AM = aseptic meningitis; CSF = cerebrospinal fluid.

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