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Human Coronavirus-Associated Influenza-Like Illness in the Community Setting in Peru

Hugo Razuri, Monika Malecki, Yeny Tinoco, Ernesto Ortiz, M Claudia Guezala, Candice Romero, Abel Estela, Patricia Breña, Maria-Luisa Morales, Erik J Reaves, Jorge Gomez, Timothy M Uyeki, Marc-Alain Widdowson, Eduardo Azziz-Baumgartner, Daniel G Bausch, Verena Schildgen, Oliver Schildgen, Joel M Montgomery
American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene 2015, 93 (5): 1038-40
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We present findings describing the epidemiology of non-severe acute respiratory syndrome human coronavirus-associated influenza-like illness from a population-based active follow-up study in four different regions of Peru. In 2010, the prevalence of infections by human coronaviruses 229E, OC43, NL63, or HKU1 was 6.4% in participants with influenza-like illness who tested negative for influenza viruses. Ten of 11 human coronavirus infections were identified in the fall-winter season. Human coronaviruses are present in different regions of Peru and are relatively frequently associated with influenza-like illness in Peru.

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