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Children with respiratory disease associated with metapneumovirus in Hong Kong

Emerging Infectious Diseases

Jun 1, 2003

Joseph Sriyal Malik PeirisSusan Shui Seng Chiu

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Human metapneumovirus (HMPV) is a newly discovered pathogen thought to be associated with respiratory disease. We report the results of a study of 587 children hospitalized with respiratory infection over a 13-month period. HMPV was detected in the nasopharyngeal aspirates from 32 (5.5%...read more

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Child, Hospitalized
Polymerase Chain Reaction
Human Metapneumovirus
Hospitalization
Nasopharynx
Respiratory Tract Infections
Wheezing
Fever
Respiratory Syncytial Virus Infections
Respiration Disorders
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Children with respiratory disease associated with metapneumovirus in Hong Kong

Emerging Infectious Diseases

Jun 1, 2003

Joseph Sriyal Malik PeirisSusan Shui Seng Chiu

PMID: 12781000

DOI: 10.3201/eid0906.030009

Abstract

Human metapneumovirus (HMPV) is a newly discovered pathogen thought to be associated with respiratory disease. We report the results of a study of 587 children hospitalized with respiratory infection over a 13-month period. HMPV was detected in the nasopharyngeal aspirates from 32 (5.5%...read more

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Child, Hospitalized
Polymerase Chain Reaction
Human Metapneumovirus
Hospitalization
Nasopharynx

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