Enterovirus, Non-Polio

Recent News

Mar 28, 2017
Lab pipetting

CDC updates flaccid myelitis testing, expands search for clues

Last year saw a surge of 136 AFM cases in 37 states.

Nov 02, 2016
Hospitalized girl

CDC probes rise in AFM cases as Washington reports cluster

A recent surge may be linked to a cluster of suspected cases in Washington state.

Oct 04, 2016

News Scan for Oct 04, 2016

Salmonella in eggs
AFM in the US
Tick-borne thrombocytopenia
Jul 14, 2016

News Scan for Jul 14, 2016

Saudi MERS case
Southern Hemisphere flu rise
Resistant fungal infections
HAIs: Melioidosis, mycobacteria
EV-D68 and flaccid myelitis
Jun 20, 2016

News Scan for Jun 20, 2016

DRC yellow fever
US plague, tularemia cases
Anthrax vaccine
Acute flaccid myelitis
Jun 16, 2016

News Scan for Jun 16, 2016

Spanish EV-A71 outbreak
India polio vaccination
Experimental malaria drug
Jan 29, 2016

News Scan for Jan 29, 2016

MERS vaccine to be tested
GBS and AFP in Wales
TB risk in aircraft
Polio cases in Laos
Jul 23, 2015

News Scan for Jul 23, 2015

MERS in Saudi Arabia
H5N2 vaccine in chickens
Experimental Marburg drug
Klebsiella in retail meat
Epidemic threat poll
EV-D68 rapid test
Jun 26, 2015

News Scan for Jun 26, 2015

Ebola rapid test
Asymptomatic MERS in UAE
EV-C105 and flaccid paralysis
Cholera on Hispaniola
Mar 31, 2015
Child in wheelchair

Genetic study boosts evidence for EV-D68 in polio-like cases

The virus was found in half the acute flaccid myelitis patients studied, and earlier testing may have identified more, say authors.

Resources & Literature

Recent Literature

Biggs HM, McNeal M, Nix WA, et al. Enterovirus D68 infection among children with medically attended acute respiratory illness, Cincinnati, Ohio, July-October, 2014. Clin Infect Dis (published online Apr 4)

Crabol Y, Pean P, Mey C, et al. A prospective, comparative study of severe neurological and uncomplicated hand, foot and mouth forms of paediatric enterovirus 71 infections. Int J Infect Dis 2017 (published online Apr 21)

Dumaidi K, Al-Jawabreh A. Molecular detection and genotyping of enteroviruses from CSF samples of patients and suspected sepsis-like illness and/or aseptic meningitis from 2012 to 2015 in West Bank, Palestine. PLoS One 2017 Feb 22;12(2):e0172357

Hellferscee O, Treurnicht FK, Tempia S, et al.Enterovirus D68 and other enterovirus serotypes identified in South African patients with severe acute respiratory illness, 2009-2011. Influenza Other Respir Viruses 2017 (published online Jan 25)

Pariani E, Pellegrinelli L, Merlone ADC, et al. Need for a European network for enterovirus D68 surveillance after detections of EV-D68 of the new B3 lineage in Sweden and Italy, 2016. (Letter) Euro Surveill 2017 Jan 12;22(2):pii=30440

Yang SD, Li PQ, Li YM, et al. Clinical manifestations of severe enterovirus 71 infection and early assessment in a southern China population. BMC Infect Dis 2017 (published online Feb 17)

Yee PTI, Poh CL. Impact of genetic changes, pathogenicity and antigenicity on enterovirus-A71 vaccine development. Virology 2017 (published online Apr 4)

Yee PTI, Poh CL. Impact of genetic changes, pathogenicity and antigenicity on enterovirus-A71 vaccine development. Virology 2017 (published online Apr 4)

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