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Volume 20, Number 6—June 2014

Novel Human Bufavirus Genotype 3 in Children with Severe Diarrhea, Bhutan

Takaaki Yahiro, Sonam Wangchuk, Kinlay Tshering, Purushotam Bandhari, Sangay Zangmo, Tshering Dorji, Karchung Tshering, Takashi Matsumoto, Akira Nishizono, Maria Söderlund-Venermo, and Kamruddin AhmedComments to Author 
Author affiliations: Faculty of Medicine, Oita University, Yufu, Japan (T. Yahiro, T. Matsumoto, A. Nishizono, K. Ahmed); Ministry of Health, Thimphu, Bhutan (S. Wangchuk, S. Zangmo, T. Dorji, K. Tshering); Jigme Dorji Wangchuk National Referral Hospital, Thimphu (K. Tshering); Mongar Regional Referral Hospital, Mongar, Bhutan (P. Bandhari); University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland (M. Söderlund-Venermo)

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Table 1

Demographic information and tested diarrheagenic viruses in the stool samples of hospital inpatients with bufavirus-positive diarrhea, Bhutan, 2010–2011*

no. Age, mo/ sex Underlying condition Sample collection date Hospital Other viruses tested for
BTN-63 18/M None 2010 Apr 26 MRR
BTN-109 1/M None 2010 Nov 2 JDWNR
BTN-310 31/F Ventricular septal defect 2011 Dec 12 JDWNR G II.6

*ID, identification; RV, rotavirus; ADV, adenovirus; BCV, bocavirus; ASV, astrovirus; NRV, norovirus; SLV, salivirus; CSV, cosavirus; ACV, aichivirus; −, negative; MRR, Mongar Regional Referral Hospital; JDWNR, Jigme Dorji Wangchuk National Referral Hospital.

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