Enterovirus infection in Primorsky region in the current term: clinical and epidemiological characteristics

Written by Popov A.F., Kolpakov S.L., Mirgorodskaya N.V., Prikhodchenko T.O., Puzikova S.Y

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background. Object of studies – an evidence‑based medicine analysis of the epidemiological and clinical features of enterovirus infections in Primorsky region.
Methods. Learned regularity and specific features of the enteroviral infection in the Primorsky region in 2006–2011 based on the investigation of the in‑patient cards in the contagious isolation ward of the of the 2nd Primorsky regional clinical hospital.
Results. The prevaling forms of the disease were a minor illness (57 % of diagnoses) and serous viral meningitis (19.8 %). According to the retrospective epidemiological and operational analysis of morbidity stated that food had been the prevaling channel of enterovirus infection (oral route) that caused the epidemic representations and outbreaks of enterovirus infection in 2006–2008.
Conclusions. Clinical and epidemiological characteristics of enteroviral disease in Primorsky Krai interdependent as well as its diagnostic criteria. In combination with a low frequency of aboratory confirmation of the infection it can lead to the significant mistakes and errors. Thus, a comprehensive study of this type of an infection is expedient and necessary to obtain the eliable data.

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A.F. Popov1, S.L. Kolpakov1, N.V. Mirgorodskaya1,T.O. Prikhodchenko1, S.Y. Puzikova2
1 Pacific State Medical University (2 Ostryakova Ave. Vladivostok 690950 ussian ederation)
2 Center for Hygiene and Epidemiology in Primorsky region (36 Utkinskaya St. Vladivostok 690091 Russian Federation)

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