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Volume 19, Number 4—April 2013

Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease Caused by Coxsackievirus A6, Thailand, 2012

Jiratchaya Puenpa, Thaweesak Chieochansin, Piyada Linsuwanon, Sumeth Korkong, Siwanat Thongkomplew, Preyaporn Vichaiwattana, Apiradee Theamboonlers, and Yong PoovorawanComments to Author 
Author affiliations: Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand

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Causative agents identified during hand, foot, and mouth disease outbreak, Thailand, 2012

Virus No. (%) cases
Hand, foot, and mouth disease Herpangina
Coxsackievirus A6 221 (32.9) 21 (13.7)
Coxsackievirus A16 62 (9.2) 2 (1.3)
Enterovirus A71 62 (9.2) 0
Panenterovirus only 114 (17.0) 78 (51.0)
None detected 213 (31.7) 52 (34.0)
Total 672 153

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