First epidemic of aseptic meningitis due to echovirus type 13 among Spanish children.

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Echoviruses are the commonest cause of aseptic meningitis (AM). Echovirus type 13 (EV-13) was the second enterovirus serotype associated with different local outbreaks of AM in Spain between February and October 2000. It was the first time that an epidemic AM caused by this virus was recognized in Spain. The index case appeared in the Canary Islands… (More)

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@article{Trallero2003FirstEO, title={First epidemic of aseptic meningitis due to echovirus type 13 among Spanish children.}, author={Gloria Trallero and Inmaculada Casas and Ana Avell{\'o}n and C. P{\'e}rez and Ang{\'e}lica da Silva Ten{\'o}rio and Asia de la Loma}, journal={Epidemiology and infection}, year={2003}, volume={130 2}, pages={251-6} }