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Severe echo 19 virus infection in a neonatal unit.
  1. D R Purdham,
  2. P A Purdham,
  3. B S Wood,
  4. R H George,
  5. A J Martin

    Abstract

    An epidemic of echo 19 virus infection in a neonatal unit affecting 12 babies with one death is described. With one exception it was confined to the neonatal unit and medical and nursing staff were also affected. The unit was closed for 9 days, then was disinfected, and there was no recurrence.

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