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We compared echovirus 30 strains (FDJS03) which caused an outbreak of aseptic meningitis in China in 2003 with other human enterovirus B strains. Sequencing of the complete genome of FDJS03_84, a representative strain from this outbreak, revealed a mosaic structure with a putative recombination spot within the 2B gene. It was most similar to a strain of the(More)
An outbreak of aseptic meningitis occurred in the northern area of Jiangsu Province in China from January to July in 2003. A total of 1,681 cases were involved in this outbreak, and 99% of patients were <15 years of age. To identify the etiologic agent, 66 cerebrospinal fluid specimens were tested by cell culture. Eighteen showed an enteroviruslike(More)
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