Seroprevalence of coxsackievirus B3 in Yantai, China.

  title={Seroprevalence of coxsackievirus B3 in Yantai, China.},
  author={Zexin Tao and Bo Li and Aiqiang Xu and Yao -Chi Liu and Lizhi Song and Suting Wang and Ping Xiong and Xiaojuan Lin and Yanyan Song},
  journal={Japanese journal of infectious diseases},
  volume={66 6},
Coxsackievirus B3 (CVB3) is an important human pathogen, which is frequently associated with aseptic meningitis and encephalitis in many parts of the world. However, the seroprevalence of this viral infection in China is not well understood; therefore, in the present study, we conducted a serological survey in which 373 serum samples obtained from healthy people belonging to 10 age groups in Yantai city, China were examined. The results revealed that CVB3 is widely distributed in the population… CONTINUE READING