Detection of enterovirus 71
sub-genogroup C4a in specimens from cases of acute flaccid paralysis, Australia.
Incidence and case-fatality rates resulting from the 1998 enterovirus 71
outbreak in Taiwan.
Retrospective seroepidemiology indicated that human enterovirus 71
and coxsackievirus A16 circulated wildly in central and southern China before large-scale outbreaks from 2008.
Epidemiology of enterovirus types causing neurological disease in Austria 1999-2007: detection of clusters of echovirus 30 and enterovirus 71
and analysis of prevalent genotypes.
Change of major genotype of enterovirus 71
in outbreaks of hand-foot-and-mouth disease in Taiwan between 1998 and 2000.
Sentinel surveillance for human enterovirus 71
in Sarawak, Malaysia: lessons from the first 7 years.
Human enterovirus 71
is one of the major causative agents of hand, foot and mouth disease in children and has caused mortalities in large-scale outbreaks in the Asia-Pacific region in recent years.
But the potentially fatal type now causing trouble in Cambodia, enterovirus 71
, can cause neurological, cardiovascular and respiratory problems, and there are no specific antiviral drugs or vaccines available to fight it.
Manila: The Philippines has confirmed its first case of the deadly Enterovirus 71
(EV 71), a feared strain of a disease that normally afflicts farm animals.
Of these, majority tested positive for Enterovirus 71
(EV-71) which causes hand, foot and mouth disease.
The most common of these viruses are coxsackievirus A16 and enterovirus 71
, which has been associated with other infections, but most often manifests as hand, foot and mouth disease.
The company is developing a number of new vaccine products, including vaccines for pneumococcal conjugate, enterovirus 71
(EV71) (against hand, foot & mouth disease), mumps, rubella, HIB, epidemic meningitis, chickenpox and human rabies.