Hepatitis E, Central African Republic

  title={Hepatitis E, Central African Republic},
  author={Josep Maria Escrib{\`a} and Emmanuel Rivalyn Nakoun{\'e} and Carlos C. Vera Recio and P{\'e}guy-Martial Massamba and Marcelle Diane Matsika-Claquin and Charles M Goumba and Angela M.C. Rose and Elisabeth Nicand and Elsa Garc{\'i}a and Cornelia Leklegban and Boniface Koffi},
  journal={Emerging Infectious Diseases},
  pages={681 - 683}
bronchitis, wheezing bronchitis, and pneumonia. In the context of the previous reports of WUPyV detection in Australia and North America (3), our data suggest a worldwide distribution of WUPyV. Most of the WUPyV-positive children were <4 years of age, and WUPyV DNA was rarely found in children >6 years of age. This age distribution is compatible with WUPyV infection occurring in day nurseries and kindergartens. In keeping with the fi ndings of Gaynor et al. (3), we observed a high number of co… CONTINUE READING


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