Echovirus 11 infections of newborns with mortality during the 1979 enterovirus season in Milwaukee, Wis.

@article{Piraino1982Echovirus1I,
  title={Echovirus 11 infections of newborns with mortality during the 1979 enterovirus season in Milwaukee, Wis.},
  author={F F Piraino and Gerald V. Sedmak and Klaus Dr Raab},
  journal={Public health reports},
  year={1982},
  volume={97 4},
  pages={
          346-53
        }
}
Echovirus serotype 11 (ECHO-11) was implicated in three neonatal deaths during an enterovirus outbreak from July through October 1979 in Milwaukee. The deaths followed congenital infections acquired in the community during late pregnancy. Two of the three ECHO-11 and one Coxsackie B4 deaths of infants occurred after cesarean section deliveries. Of 225 confirmed echovirus infections, 30 to 45 percent occurred in infants under 60 days old, 54 to 67 percent in the first year of life, and 13 to 25… CONTINUE READING

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