Prevalence and molecular epidemiology of human coronavirus HKU1 in patients with acute respiratory illness.

@article{Lee2013PrevalenceAM,
  title={Prevalence and molecular epidemiology of human coronavirus HKU1 in patients with acute respiratory illness.},
  author={Wan-Ji Lee and Yoon-Seok Chung and Hee Sook Yoon and Chun Kang and Kisoon Kim},
  journal={Journal of medical virology},
  year={2013},
  volume={85 2},
  pages={309-14}
}
In 2005, human coronavirus HKU1 (HCoV-HKU1) was isolated and identified from a 71-year-old man with pneumonia in Hong Kong. To identify and classify genotypes of HCoV-HKU1 in Korea, a sensitive, specific, and quantitative real-time polymerase chain reaction (PCR) assay was developed and analyzed the sequences of HCoV-HKU1 isolated in Korea. A total of 1,985… CONTINUE READING