An echovirus type 33 winter outbreak in New Zealand.

  title={An echovirus type 33 winter outbreak in New Zealand.},
  author={Q. Sue Huang and Julia M Carr and William Allan Nix and Max Oberste and David R Kilpatrick and Mark A. Pallansch and Margaret C Croxson and Jennifer A Lindeman and Michael G. Baker and Keith Grimwood},
  journal={Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America},
  volume={37 5},
Echovirus type 33 (E33) is a relatively uncommon enterovirus. An E33 outbreak during the winter of 2000 in New Zealand led to 75 virologically-confirmed cases of E33 infection (2.6 cases per 100,000 individuals). Sixty-six (88%) of the 75 patients were aged <30 years, with the highest rates of infection recorded in Maori and Pacific ethnic groups. Overall… CONTINUE READING