Severe Hepatitis Associated with an Echovirus 18 Infection in an Immune-Compromised Adult JOURNAL OF CLINICAL MICROBIOLOGY Lefterova, M. I., Rivetta, C., George, T. I., Pinsky, B. A. 2013; 51 (2): 684-687


Enteroviruses are recognized as important pathogens in pediatric patients; however, they are often overlooked as etiologic agents of disease in adults. Here, we report a case of echovirus 18-associated severe systemic infection and acute liver failure in an adult hematopoietic stem cell transplant recipient. Additionally, we illustrate the utility of molecular methods for the detection and typing of enteroviral infections.

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