Epidemiology and clinical presentations of human coronavirus NL63 infections in hong kong children.

@article{Leung2009EpidemiologyAC,
  title={Epidemiology and clinical presentations of human coronavirus NL63 infections in hong kong children.},
  author={Ting Fan Leung and Chung Yi Li and Wai-yip Lam and Gary Wing Kin Wong and Edmund S C Cheuk and Margaret B Y Ip and Pak Cheung Ng and Paul K S Chan},
  journal={Journal of clinical microbiology},
  year={2009},
  volume={47 11},
  pages={3486-92}
}
Human coronavirus NL63 (HCoV-NL63) has been found in children presenting with respiratory tract infections (RTIs). However, the epidemiology and clinical course of this newly identified virus have not been fully elucidated. This study investigated the epidemiology, seasonality, and clinical features of HCoV-NL63 in Hong Kong children. This study consisted of two cohorts of children hospitalized in a university-affiliated teaching hospital. In the 12-month retrospective part of the study… CONTINUE READING