Human metapneumovirus as a causative agent of lower respiratory tract infection in four patients

The first report of human metapneumovirus infection confirmed by RNA sequences in Taiwan

Ming Fang Cheng, Bao Chen Chen, Chuan Liang Kao, Chih Hsiang Kao, Kai Sheng Hsieh, Yung Ching Liu

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Abstract

Human metapneumovirus (HMPV) has been described as a human pathogen associated with respiratory disease in most parts of the world from all age groups. This report presents the first 4 cases of HMPV disease confirmed by the sequences of PCR products in Taiwan.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)392-396
Number of pages5
JournalScandinavian Journal of Infectious Diseases
Volume38
Issue number5
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - May 2006
Externally publishedYes

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Metapneumovirus
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Human metapneumovirus as a causative agent of lower respiratory tract infection in four patients : The first report of human metapneumovirus infection confirmed by RNA sequences in Taiwan. / Cheng, Ming Fang; Chen, Bao Chen; Kao, Chuan Liang; Kao, Chih Hsiang; Hsieh, Kai Sheng; Liu, Yung Ching.

In: Scandinavian Journal of Infectious Diseases, Vol. 38, No. 5, 05.2006, p. 392-396.

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