Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, July 1st, 2003
"Echoviruses are the commonest cause" of AM, scientists there explained.
"Echovirus type 13 (EV-13) was the second enterovirus serotype associated with different local outbreaks of AM in Spain between February and October 2000," according to G. Trallero and colleagues at the National Center for Microbiology in Madrid. "It was the first time that an epidemic AM caused by this virus was recognized in Spain."
"The index case appeared in the Canary Islands (Canarias). The EV-13 virus was isolated from 135 patients, predominantly...
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