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Year : 2017  |  Volume : 10  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 274
Enterovirus C105: A new disease

1 TWS Medical Center, Bangkok, Thailand
2 Hainan Medical University, Haikou, China

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Date of Web Publication5-May-2017

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Aromdee PS, Wiwanitkit V. Enterovirus C105: A new disease. Ann Trop Med Public Health 2017;10:274

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Aromdee PS, Wiwanitkit V. Enterovirus C105: A new disease. Ann Trop Med Public Health [serial online] 2017 [cited 2020 Sep 25];10:274. Available from:
Dear Sir,

There are many new emerging infectious diseases at present. Enterovirus infections are usually mentioned as new diseases. The recent outbreak of enterovirus D68 in the USA has become a public health concern. However, there has just been a report of newer emerging enterovirus infections. The enterovirus C105 is a problematic infection. This disease is firstly determined during the outbreak of enterovirus D68. The new enterovirus C105 causes acute flaccid paralysis illness.[1] At present, the virus can be seen worldwide, in the USA, Europe, and Australia.[2],[3] It is suggested that there must be surveillance on this new virus and the preparedness for fighting this new disease is required.

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Horner LM, Poulter MD, Brenton JN, Turner RB. Acute flaccid paralysis associated with novel enterovirus C105. Emerg Infect Dis 2015;21:1858-60.  Back to cited text no. 1
Todd A, Taylor S, Huang QS. Identification of enterovirus C105 for the first time in New Zealand. Western Pac Surveill Response J 2015;6:60-2.  Back to cited text no. 2
Piralla A, Daleno C, Girello A, Esposito S, Baldanti F. Circulation of two enterovirus C105 (EV-C105) lineages in Europe and Africa. J Gen Virol 2015;96:1374-9.  Back to cited text no. 3

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Dr. Pathum Sook Aromdee
TWS Medical Center, Bangkok
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DOI: 10.4103/1755-6783.205565

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