Coxsackievirus A6 and enterovirus 71 causing hand, foot and mouth disease in Cuba, 2011–2013

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Hand, foot and mouth disease (HFMD) is usually caused by coxsackievirus A16 or enterovirus 71 (EV71). Between 2011 and 2013, HFMD cases were reported from different Cuban provinces. A total of 42 clinical specimens were obtained from 23 patients. Detection, identification and phylogenetic analysis of enterovirus-associated HFMD were carried out by virus… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00705-014-2071-x

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@article{Fonseca2014CoxsackievirusAA, title={Coxsackievirus A6 and enterovirus 71 causing hand, foot and mouth disease in Cuba, 2011–2013}, author={Magil{\'e} C. Fonseca and Lu{\'i}s M Sarmiento and Sonia Resik and Yenisleidys Mart{\'i}nez and Lai Heng Hung and Lu{\'i}s Morier and Alexander Pi{\~n}{\'o}n and Odalys Vald{\'e}z and Vivian Kour{\'i} and Guelsys Gonz{\'a}lez}, journal={Archives of Virology}, year={2014}, volume={159}, pages={2451-2455} }