Global distribution of novel rhinovirus genotype

Thomas Briese, Neil Renwick, Marietjie Venter, Richard G. Jarman, Dhrubaa Ghosh, Sophie Köndgen, Sanjaya K. Shrestha, A. Mette Hoegh, Inmaculada Casas, Edgard Valerie Adjogoua, Chantal Akoua-Koffi, Saw Myint Khin, David T. Williams, Glenys Chidlow, Ria Van Den Berg, Cristina Calvo, Orienka Koch, Gustavo Palacios, Vishal Kapoor, Joseph VillariSamuel R. Dominguez, Kathryn V. Holmes, Gerry Harnett, David Smith, John S. Mackenzie, Heinz Ellerbrok, Brunhilde Schweiger, Kristian Schønning, Mandeep S. Chadha, Fabian H. Leendertz, A. C. Mishra, Robert V. Gibbons, Edward C. Holmes, W. Ian Lipkin

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Global surveillance for a novel rhinovirus genotype indicated its association with community outbreaks and pediatric respiratory disease in Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, and North America. Molecular dating indicates that these viruses have been circulating for at least 250 years.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)944-947
Number of pages4
JournalEmerging Infectious Diseases
Issue number6
StatePublished - Jun 2008
Externally publishedYes


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