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Table 1 The results of viral culture of stool specimens from children at an orphanage in Kenya, by HIV-status

From: Limited duration of vaccine poliovirus and other enterovirus excretion among human immunodeficiency virus infected children in Kenya

Parameters Total, n (%) HIV(+), n (%) HIV(-), n (%)
Children in the study 24 (100.0) 15 (100.0) 9 (100.0)
Children with ≥ 1 specimen positive for:    
   Polioviruses 15 (62.5) 10 (66.7) 5 (55.6)
   NPEVa 22 (91.7) 11 (93.3) 8 (88.9)
   Other virusesb 5 (20.8) 2 (13.3) 3 (33.3)
Specimens 255 (100.0) 170 (100.0) 85 (100.0)
Specimens positive for:    
   Any virus 126 (49.4) 78 (45.9) 48 (56.25)
Polioviruses 46 (18.0) 31 (18.2) 15 (17.26)
NPEV 77 (30.2) 48 (28.2) 29 (34.1)
Other viruses 8 (3.1) 3 (1.78) 5 (5.79)
Specimens with no viruses isolated 129 (50.6) 92 (54.1) 37 (43.5)
  1. a NPEV, non-polio enteroviruses. NPEV serotypes included coxsackieviruses A4 (n = 18), A16 (n = 1), and A24 (n = 7); echoviruses 2 (n = 1), 4 (n = 15), 12 (n = 3), 17 (n = 6), and 25 (n = 10); and enteroviruses 80 (n = 12) and 99 (n = 4).
  2. b The viruses other than enteroviruses have not been further characterized.
  3. There were no statistically significant differences between HIV-positive and HIV-negative groups.