In 1998, an outbreak of enterovirus 71-associated hand, foot, and mouth disease occurred in Taiwan. Pathologic studies of two fatal cases with similar clinical features revealed two different causative agents, emphasizing the need for postmortem examinations and modern pathologic techniques in an outbreak investigation.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||3|
|Journal||Emerging Infectious Diseases|
|State||Published - 2001|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Microbiology (medical)