Astrovirus MLB2, a New Gastroenteric Virus Associated with Meningitis and Disseminated Infection
, Diem-Lan Vu1
, Manuel Schibler, Arnaud G. L’Huillier, Francisco Brito, Mylène Docquier, Klara M. Posfay-Barbe, Thomas J. Petty, Lara Turin, Evgeny M. Zdobnov, and Laurent Kaiser
Author affiliations: University of Geneva Hospitals, Geneva, Switzerland (S. Cordey, D.-L. Vu, M. Schibler, A.G. L’Huillier, K.M. Posfay-Barbe, L. Turin, L. Kaiser); Geneva University Medical School, Geneva (S. Cordey, D.-L. Vu, M. Schibler, F. Brito, M. Docquier, K.M. Posfay-Barbe, T.J. Petty, L. Turin, E.M. Zdobnov, L. Kaiser); Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics, Geneva (F. Brito, T.J. Petty, E.M. Zdobnov)
Details of the cases of astrovirus MLB2 infection, Geneva, Switzerland, 2014. A) Next-generation sequencing results for the case-patient. Read coverage histogram is shown for each specimen analyzed. Percentage of genome coverage is also indicated. B–C) Real-time RT-PCR analysis results for the case-patient (B) and the HSCT recipient (C); D–G) real-time RT-PCR analysis results for the solid organ transplant pediatric recipients: liver transplant (D–F) and kidney transplant (G). Panel A) Red dashed lines represent the limit of PCR positivity (cycle threshold 40). CSF, cerebrospinal fluid; NPS, nasopharyngeal swab; BAL, bronchoalveolar lavage.
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