Coxsackievirus B heart infections and their putative contribution to sudden unexpected death: An 8-year review of patients and victims in the coastal region of Tunisia.

@article{Galoul2016CoxsackievirusBH,
  title={Coxsackievirus B heart infections and their putative contribution to sudden unexpected death: An 8-year review of patients and victims in the coastal region of Tunisia.},
  author={Imed Ga{\^a}loul and Samira Riabi and Mark Francis Evans and Timothy C. Hunter and Sally Ann Huber and Mahjoub Aouni},
  journal={Forensic science international},
  year={2016},
  volume={268},
  pages={73-80}
}
Coxsackieviruses B (CV B) are known as the most common viral cause of human heart infections. Cardiac inflammations contribute to sudden unexpected death (SUD) significantly. The diagnosis remains difficult with the traditional diagnostic tests and must be substantially improved. This has prompted health professionals to seek new diagnostic procedures which may provide important clues regarding underlying etiology. The present study is based on patients with infectious heart diseases and SUD… CONTINUE READING