Poliovirus excretion among persons with primary immune deficiency disorders: summary of a seven-country study series.

@article{Li2014PoliovirusEA,
  title={Poliovirus excretion among persons with primary immune deficiency disorders: summary of a seven-country study series.},
  author={Li Li and Olga E. Ivanova and Nadia Driss and Marysia Tiongco-Recto and Rajiva da Silva and Shohreh Shahmahmoodi and Hossain M. S. Sazzad and Ondrej Mach and Akbar Kahn and Roland W. Sutter},
  journal={The Journal of infectious diseases},
  year={2014},
  volume={210 Suppl 1},
  pages={S368-72}
}
BACKGROUND Persons with primary immune deficiency disorders (PID), especially those disorders affecting the B-cell system, are at substantially increased risk of paralytic poliomyelitis and can excrete poliovirus chronically. However, the risk of prolonged or chronic excretion is not well characterized in developing countries. We present a summary of a country study series on poliovirus excretion among PID cases. METHODS Cases with PID from participating institutions were enrolled during the… CONTINUE READING

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