From poliovirus surveillance to enterovirus surveillance: a complete picture?

@article{Heim2005FromPS,
  title={From poliovirus surveillance to enterovirus surveillance: a complete picture?},
  author={Albert Heim},
  journal={Journal of medical microbiology},
  year={2005},
  volume={54 Pt 1},
  pages={1-2}
}
  • Albert Heim
  • Published 2005 in Journal of medical microbiology
Since the poliovirus eradication programme was settled by theWorldHealthAssembly in 1988, considerable efforts have been made to improve and standardize virus isolation procedures, typing, and subtyping of polioviruses as wild-type or vaccine-derived strains (Aylward et al., 2000). Poliovirus surveillance includes systematic virus isolation from faeces samples of acute flaccid paresis cases, and in some countries also virus isolation from sewage and environmental samples (Manor et al., 1999… CONTINUE READING

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