Human bocavirus: a novel parvovirus epidemiologically associated with pneumonia requiring hospitalization in Thailand.

@article{Fry2007HumanBA,
  title={Human bocavirus: a novel parvovirus epidemiologically associated with pneumonia requiring hospitalization in Thailand.},
  author={Alicia M. Fry and Xiaoyan Lu and Malinee Chittaganpitch and Teresa C. T. Peret and Julie Fischer and Scott F Dowell and Larry J. Anderson and Dean E Erdman and Sonja Olsen},
  journal={The Journal of infectious diseases},
  year={2007},
  volume={195 7},
  pages={1038-45}
}
BACKGROUND We detected human bocavirus (HBoV) infection in 4.5% of hospitalized patients with pneumonia in rural Thailand. However, the role of HBoV as a pathogen is unclear. METHODS We compared HBoV infection in patients with pneumonia with that in asymptomatic control patients enrolled between 1 September 2004 and 31 August 2005 in the same hospitals in Thailand. We examined outpatients with influenza-like illness for HBoV infection and tested for 13 additional respiratory viruses… CONTINUE READING
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