volume 99, issue 3, Pe4-e4 1997
DOI: 10.1542/peds.99.3.e4
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S. Suga, T. Yoshikawa, T. Nagai, Y. Asano

Abstract: ABSTRACT. Objective. To elucidate clinical features of patients with primary human herpesvirus 7 (HHV-7) infection and serologic and virologic findings between HHV-7 and human herpesvirus 6 (HHV-6).Materials and Methods. During a 19-month observation period, 71 infants and children (35 boys and 36 girls with a mean age of 14.5 months [range, 1 month to 48 months]) who had acute febrile respiratory illness with or without skin rash were examined clinically and virologically. Heparinized blood samples were used…

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