Prevalence and clinical characterization of a newly identified human rhinovirus C species in children with acute respiratory tract infections.

@article{Jin2009PrevalenceAC,
  title={Prevalence and clinical characterization of a newly identified human rhinovirus C species in children with acute respiratory tract infections.},
  author={Yu Jin and Xin-hui Yuan and Zhi-ping Xie and Han-chun Gao and Jing-rong Song and Rong-fang Zhang and Zi-qian Xu and Li-Shu Zheng and Yun-de Hou and Zhao-jun Duan},
  journal={Journal of clinical microbiology},
  year={2009},
  volume={47 9},
  pages={2895-900}
}
Human rhinovirus C (HRV-C) is a newly identified genotype of HRV found in patients with respiratory tract infections (RTIs); however, its epidemiological profile and clinical characteristics are not well understood. In this study, Chinese children with RTIs were screened for HRV-C and their epidemiological and clinical characteristics were analyzed. From December 2006 to November 2007, 406 nasopharyngeal aspirates from children younger than 14 years of age with RTIs were screened for HRV and… CONTINUE READING