Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, September 1st, 1997
To assess trends in enterovirus infections, public health laboratories have voluntarily reported enterovirus isolations by serotype to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) since 1951. From 1993 to 1996, laboratories reported 3,209 non-polio enterovirus isolations. During this time, echovirus 9 was the predominant serotype reported (12.7 percent), followed by coxsackievirus B5 (11.5 percent).
The CDC reported the data in the August 15,...
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