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Virologica Sinica, 05 (1) : 45, 1990
Review
Isolation and Identification of Coxsackievirus A24 Variant from Outbreak of Acute Hemorrhagic Conjunctivitis, China
Shashi Health and Anti-epidemic Centre
Shashi 4340000Institute of Medical Biology
Chinese Academy of Medical Science
Quenmin
 Correspondence:
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Abstract
An outbreak of acute hemorrhagic conjunctivitis occurred in Shashi, Hubei province, China, during july—november 1988. Estimating cases were in 17 thousand(7%) of 250 thousand population in the urban district. Virus was isolated in cultures of Hela cells from 28 of the 38 conjunctival swabs(74%). According to physico—chemical experiments and electron micrograph suggest that the viral isolates are enterovirus. All of the viral isolates were identified as an antigenic variant of coxsackievirus A24 by using of ...
  Published online: 5 Mar 1990
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