Prevalence and Genetic Diversity Analysis of Human Coronavirus OC43 among Adult Patients with Acute Respiratory Infections in Beijing, 2012

@article{Hu2014PrevalenceAG,
  title={Prevalence and Genetic Diversity Analysis of Human Coronavirus OC43 among Adult Patients with Acute Respiratory Infections in Beijing, 2012},
  author={Q. Hu and R. Lu and Kun-yat Peng and Xijie Duan and Yanqun Wang and Yanjie Zhao and Wen Wang and Y. Lou and W. Tan},
  journal={PLoS ONE},
  year={2014},
  volume={9}
}
To determine the prevalence, epidemiology and genetic diversity of human coronavirus OC43 (HCoV-OC43) among adult patients with acute respiratory infections (ARI) in Beijing,five hundred and fifty-nine nasopharyngeal swab samples were collected from adult patients with ARI in Beijing. The prevalence of HCoV-OC43 infection among these patients was assessed using two different OneStep reverse transcription polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) assays. The epidemiological profiles of the patients… Expand
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