Title: Kawasaki Disease and Human Bocavirus – potential association?
Authors: Santos, R. A. 
Nogueira, C. S. 
Baptista, J. B 
Granja, S. 
Ribeiro, M. L. 
Rocha, M. G. 
Keywords: Kawasaki Disease;Human Bocavirus;Children
Issue Date: Jun-2011
Publisher: Elsevier
Citation: SANTOS, R. A. [et al.] - Kawasaki Disease and Human Bocavirus – potential association?. "Journal of Microbiology, Immunology and Infection". ISSN 1684-1182. 44:3 (2011) 235-237
Abstract: Kawasaki disease (KD) is an acute febrile multisystem vasculitic syndrome of unknown etiology, occurring mostly in infants and children younger than 5 years of age. We present a 13-month-old male with KD from whom was found human bocavirus DNA in nasopharyngeal secretions. Human bocavirus DNA in a patient with KD raised question about the coincidental or possible etiological association.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10316/21133
ISSN: 1684-1182
DOI: 10.1016/j.jmii.2011.01.016
Rights: openAccess
Appears in Collections:FMUC Medicina - Artigos em Revistas Internacionais

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