TABLE 1.

Patients with positive parechovirus detectiona

Sample codeSampling moVirus RNA concn (copies per g or per ml of stool)Result of virus isolationPatient age (mo)GenderDiarrheaFeverOther symptomsAnimal contactContact person(s) with symptomsRecent travel history
BNI-R21August502,380Negative14MY
BNI-R90August502,377,290Positiveb6FY
BNI-R32September251,790Negative28MYYCough, rhinorrheaPet mouseFather
BNI-R9September15,886,560Negative4MY
BNI-R30October502,380Negative9FYVomiting, 5 times daily
BNI-R15October5,020Negative21FYTurkey
BNI-67October3,169,790Negative82FYBudgie
BNI-R17November3,170Negative11MYYVomiting, 2 times dailyBoth parentsMallorca
BNI-R4November158,865,650Positiveb5FCat
  • a M, male; F, female; Y, yes.

  • b Growth on RD, GMK, CRFK, and Vero cells.