Characterisation of an echovirus type 11' (prime) epidemic strain causing haemorrhagic syndrome in newborn babies in Hungary.

@article{elSageyer1998CharacterisationOA,
  title={Characterisation of an echovirus type 11' (prime) epidemic strain causing haemorrhagic syndrome in newborn babies in Hungary.},
  author={M M el-Sageyer and Andrea Szendr{\"o}i and Eveline Huetter and M{\'a}ria {\'U}j and Gy{\"o}rgy G Sz{\"u}cs and Ilona Mezey and Ildik{\'o} T{\'o}th and Andrea K{\'a}tai and Z Kapiller and Georg Pall and G Petr{\'a}s and Elisabeth Szalay and Ilona Mih{\'a}ly and S Gourova and Gy. Berencsi},
  journal={Acta virologica},
  year={1998},
  volume={42 3},
  pages={157-66}
}
Echovirus 11' (prime) isolates from an epidemic of haemorrhagic syndrome in departments of obstetrics in Hungary have been characterised. The leading component of the clinical disease was carditis and its lethal outcome occurred in 13 newborn babies. Maternal immunity was found to be absent even in women of 41 years of age. The application of monovalent oral poliovirus type 1 vaccine prevented the progress of the epidemic within two weeks. Nevertheless, a serological survey among primovacinees… CONTINUE READING

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