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Prevention of spread of echovirus 6 in a special care baby unit.
  1. D J Carolane,
  2. A M Long,
  3. P A McKeever,
  4. S J Hobbs,
  5. A P Roome


    A case of fatal neonatal infection with enteric cytopathogenic human orphan virus (echovirus) type 6 is presented. The measures taken to prevent further spread of infection with special reference to the use of human normal immunoglobulin are described.

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