Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, July 27th, 2004
According to recent research published in the Journal of Virological Methods, "Enterovirus 71 infection is more likely to induce severe complications and mortality than other enteroviruses."
"Laboratory diagnosis of enterovirus 71 in Taiwan still relies mainly on conventional virus isolation techniques that often require 5-10 days to obtain a result," S.Y. Wang and coauthors wrote, "thus hindering seriously the subsequent treatment and disease control measures. This study was to find a better alternative by developing a rapid enterovirus 71 detecting...
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