Volume 15, Number 9—September 2009
Absence of Detectable Replication of Human Bocavirus Species 2 in Respiratory Tract
|Sample type||Location||No. tested||Frequency, no. (%)
||Edinburgh, UK||2,500||6 (0.2)†||14 (0.6)†|
|Respiratory||Edinburgh, UK||6,138‡||67 (3.4)‡||0|
|Bangkok, Thailand||386||55 (14.1)||0|
*HBoV, human bocavirus.
†Frequency among children <5 y of age: HBoV-1, 1.4%; HBoV-2, 3.1%.
‡Tested in 241 pools composed of 2,294 samples. Frequencies were determined by using the Poisson formula, f = ln(f0).
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