[Human bocavirus in Chile: clinical characteristics and epidemiological profile in children with acute respiratory tract infections].

@article{JuanCFlores2011HumanBI,
  title={[Human bocavirus in Chile: clinical characteristics and epidemiological profile in children with acute respiratory tract infections].},
  author={C JuanCFlores and A CeciliaVizcaya and B RafaelAraos and P LuisaMontecinos and M PaulaGodoy and Fernando Valiente-Echeverr{\'i}a and P CeciliaPerret and C PatriciaValenzuela and B TamaraHirsch and G MarcelaFerr{\'e}s},
  journal={Revista chilena de infectologia : organo oficial de la Sociedad Chilena de Infectologia},
  year={2011},
  volume={28 6},
  pages={
          504-11
        }
}
BACKGROUND Human bocavirus (HBoV) is a newly discovered parvovirus found in children with acute respiratory tract infections (ARTI). OBJECTIVES To describe the epidemiological and clinical profile of children < 5 years old consulting for ARTI, comparing cases of HBoV monoinfection and coinfection with other known respiratory viruses. Furthermore, we aimed to estimate the prevalence of viral shedding in asymptomatic children and perform phylogenetic analysis. PATIENTS AND METHODS We… CONTINUE READING

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