Table 2

Case classification and HEV71 positive number (rate) by RT-PCR or virus isolation.

HEV71

Other Enterovirus



Case Classification

No. of Cases

direct RT-PCR

virus Isolation

direct RT-PCR for CV-A16

virus Isolation


Fatal cases

13

6(46%)

6(46%)

0

0

Severe cases

99

36(36%)

26(26%)

0

1(E9),1(CV-A4)

Mild outpatients

39

17(44%)

13(33%)

0

1(E9),1(CV-B3), 1(CV-A9)

Total

151

59(39%)

45(30%)

0

5


Note: E9: Echovirus 9; CV-A4: Coxackievirus A4; CV-B3: Coxackievirus B3; CV-A9:Coxackievirus A9. All the positive PCR fragments and isolates were confirmed by sequencing.

Zhang et al. Virology Journal 2010 7:94   doi:10.1186/1743-422X-7-94

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