Human bocavirus infection in children with acute respiratory tract infection in India.

@article{Bharaj2010HumanBI,
  title={Human bocavirus infection in children with acute respiratory tract infection in India.},
  author={Preeti Bharaj and Wayne M. Sullender and Susheel Kumar Kabra and Shobha Broor},
  journal={Journal of medical virology},
  year={2010},
  volume={82 5},
  pages={812-6}
}
Human bocavirus (HBoV) is a new human parvovirus identified in children with respiratory tract disease. Nasopharyngeal aspirates were collected from 305 children <5 years of age with acute respiratory tract infection from April 2005 to March 2007 and screened for the presence of HBoV by two separate sets of a polymerase chain reaction (PCR) described previously. Twenty-two (7.2%) children who had acute respiratory infection were found to be positive for HBoV by both sets of PCR. The main… CONTINUE READING

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