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Table 2 Summary of CV-A2 detections in various tissue samples

From: A fatal case of acute encephalopathy in a child due to coxsackievirus A2 infection: a case report

Clinical samples CODEHOP RT-PCR CV-A2 specific RT-PCR Identitya (%)
Pharyngeal swab + Not done 213/219 (97.3)
Throat swab + Not done 213/219 (97.3)
Cerebrospinal fluid + 151/157 (96.2)
Feces + Not done 213/219 (97.3)
Serum + Not done 213/219 (97.3)
Urine
  1. + means positive for RT-PCR. − means negative for RT-PCR
  2. aVP1 region of CV-A2 at strain 431135 (JX867332.1) position 2643–2861 for CODEHOP RT-PCR, and position 2674–2830 for CV-A2 specific RT-PCR