Human metapneumovirus infection among children, Bangladesh

W. Abdullah Brooks, Dean Erdman, Pauline Terebuh, Alexander Klimov, Doli Goswami, Amina Tahia Sharmeen, Tasnim Azim, Stephen Luby, Carolyn Bridges, Robert Breiman

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Abstract

We confirmed circulation of human metapneumovirus (HMPV) among children with febrile and respiratory illness in an urban slum in Dhaka, Bangladesh, during active surveillance in 2001. HMPV was the most common single virus identified among febrile children and appears to contribute to the high rates of illness in this population.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1611-1613
Number of pages3
JournalEmerging infectious diseases
Volume13
Issue number10
DOIs
StatePublished - Oct 2007

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Epidemiology
  • Microbiology (medical)
  • Infectious Diseases

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