Polioviruses and other enteroviruses isolated from faecal samples of patients with acute flaccid paralysis in Australia, 1996–2004

@article{Kelly2006PoliovirusesAO,
  title={Polioviruses and other enteroviruses isolated from faecal samples of patients with acute flaccid paralysis in Australia, 1996–2004},
  author={Heath A. Kelly and Kerri Anne Brussen and Andrew J. Lawrence and Elizabeth Elliot and John Pearn and Bruce R. Thorley},
  journal={Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health},
  year={2006},
  volume={42}
}
Background:  Acute flaccid paralysis (AFP) is the most common clinical presentation of acute poliovirus infection, occurring in 0.1–1% of infected cases. AFP surveillance has been used world‐wide to monitor the control and eradication of circulating wild poliovirus. This study aims to review the significance of all enteroviruses, including polioviruses, isolated from patients with AFP in Australia between 1996 and 2004. 

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